UKSPA Directory 2017 2017-18 - Page 107

UKSPA Directory 2017 business management work with industry to create, capture, and deliver commercial value. Industry partners include Unilever, Northumbrian Water, Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD), and Berghaus. Business Support Through the Park’s dedicated on-site support team, including an experienced Innovation Manager, you can be assured your business will receive the support and assistance it requires. On‑site business support partners are also ready to help. Design Network North offers support, advice and business opportunities to its members as together they seek to raise the importance of design in business. VRTGO Labs is a collaborative Virtual Reality research and co-location facility aimed at raising the awareness and capability of a growing group of world- class immersive tech companies. The Entrepreneurs’ Forum helps a group of 300 owner-managers develop, create new opportunities, and grow their business by sharing ideas, connections, knowledge, inspiration and opportunities. Gateshead College work closely with local employers to deliver high quality training and build talented workforces to meet the business skills challenges of the future. The college is committed to recognising and celebrating individuality and supporting successful business and the local economy is at the heart of everything they do. Tra ns por t l i nks Easy access to A1(M) & A19 Metro/Bus interchange Riverside cycling and walking routes England | Full Member Services • Annual investment in specialist emerging technologies • State-of-the-art R&D facilities with on‑site technician • Bespoke product design facilities. Surrounding Are a Gateshead is a vibrant, cost-effective location for investment and has seen a huge economic restructure over the last three decades. From reliance on heavy industry, it now has a diversified economy including high-tech manufacturing and knowledge intensive services. Gateshead Technology Park is less than one mile from central Newcastle, four miles from the 700 businesses on Team Valley Trading Estate, and seven miles from the planned International Advanced Manufacturing Park based around Sunderland Nissan. ■ N e a r by 107 “Gateshead is a vibrant, cost-effective location for investment and has seen a huge economic restructure over the last three decades” C o m p a n i e s o n th e Pa r k • Able 2 Fly • Absolute Agency • Ace Mold UK • Archer IP • Arkus Studios • Atomhawk Design • Blue Kangaroo Design • Carbon Labs • Chronicles VR • Climb Creative • Daykin and Storey • Design Network North • Digital Catapult • Entrepreneurs Forum • Fueled • Gateshead College • Geomatic Solutions • Hammerhead VR • Infotech • Kuro Dragon • Maadigital • McDaniel & Co • Media Partnership • NDC Marketing • N  orth East Access to Finance • N  orthern Clothing and Textile Network • N  orthern Gas and Power • N  orthumbria University – Innovate Campus • Oculus • Ococomedia • Ontrac • Nutshell Apps • Opia • Peacock Carter • • Pocket Money Games • r//evolution • Realsafe Technologies • Recite me • Arch • Reminiscience • Secret Sauce • Shield Therapeutics • Tandem • The Indie Stone • Ultimate Group • VRTGO Labs • Wolf and Wood • Your Film Str a te g i c n e tw o r k Five regional Universities Two International Airports Newcastle Central Train Station Digital Catapult Northern IT Research Group Super Innovation Network