NORTH EAST DIGITAL TECH ECOSYSTEM

LEADING LIGHTS

These companies have helped define the region's credentials as a major tech location and employer. They include an array of FTSE100 tech companies, large public sector organisations, companies that have international scale, and other notable regional tech businesses. 

ACCENTURE
BRITISH TELECOM
DARLINGTON BUILDING SOCIETY
INDIGO SOFTWARE
NEWCASTLE STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS
QUANTUMDX
ATOM BANK
CAP GEMINI
DWP
IRIS SOFTWARE
NHS BSA
RED HAT
BARCLAYS
CGI
DXC
MSP
NS&I
SAGE
BEDE GAMING
COMMUNISIS
HMRC
NBS
ORCHARD
SAGGEZZA
BGL GROUP
CUBIC
IBM
NEWCASTLE BUILDING SOCIETY
PARTNERIZE
SALECYCLE
 
 

OUTSTANDING CORE

North East digital companies that are trading regionally, nationally and internationally, and rapidly developing towards becoming leading light tech companies of the future.

ADLINK TECHNOLOGY
BULIEN
COLEWOOD
ENIGMA INTERACTIVE
GLASS FROG DIGITAL
JUMP
MESMA
NONLINEAR DYNAMICS
ARCH
CEF
CONNECT HEALTH
EXCELPOINT
HEDGEHOG LABS
KERRIDGE COMMERCIAL SYSTEMS
MKODO
OPENCAST
ARJUNA
CINTRA HR AND PAYROLL
CUSTOMERSURE
FLOW
HIVE HR
KONTAINERS
MOLTIN
ORANGEBUS
ATOMHAWK
CLIXIFLIX
EDWARD ROBERTSON
FORFUSION
INFOTEL
LEIGHTON
NINE SOFTWARE
PALRINGO
BIG NASTY STUDIOS
COATSINK
ELISIAN
FOURPROJECTS
JHC
LOC8TECH
NOMAD DIGITAL
PERFECT IMAGE
 

RISING STARS

These companies of the North East's digital tech ecosystem are working with emergent technology in untapped markets. They range from early stage startup businesses to scaleup businesses who are experiencing rapid growth.  

ADD STRATEGY
BIOSIGNATURES
CIEVERT
DONR
FLUID PIXEL
IMPULSE PAY
AMPLIENCE
BLOCKNORTH
CINTEL GLOBAL
DOUBLE ELEVEN
FSV
INFLO SOFTWARE
ANIMMERSION
BOTTLE PAY
COLLECTIVE LOGIC
EMERCHANTPAY
HAMMERHEAD VR
IOTECH
APPAMONDO
CASPIAN
CUTPAY
EQUIWATT
HEXOPAY
KANI PAYMENTS
BIG BITE CREATIVE
CHANGING HEALTH
DATA TRIAL
FLEX-E-CARD
HONCHO
KRAKEN IM
 

DIGITAL SERVICES

Companies that actively promote and service the region's successful digital ecosystem. They offer a wide range of professional services, infrastructure products, and toolkits to help digital tech companies operate efficiently.

BLUE SKY TAX
RSM
CX CHARLOTTE
JUMPING RIVERS
DAEDALUS DRONES
NORTH CYBER SECURITY
SGP TECHNOLOGY
THE EAST WING
ATLAS CLOUD
STELLIUM
HAINES WATTS
TAIT WALKER
GUERRILLA WORKING
AUDIT ONE
ION INDUSTRIES
OJM DIGITAL
SMART IT GROUP
TSG
ITPS
TRENCH NETWORKS
HURREN ACCOUNTANTS
UNW
HELENA HILL
CALM DIGITAL
KATE BAUCHEREL
RADIAL PATH
SP DATA SERVICES
UNWRITTEN
NTE LIMITED
BOWE DIGITAL
R&D TAX CLAIM
SECRET SAUCE
PLAN DIGITAL
CITY WEB CONSULTANTS
MABO MEDIA
SENSORVIEW LTD
SR1 DEVELOPMENT
ADVANTEX
PETERS WEB
MINCOFFS
ROBSON LAIDLER
CANVAS MARKETING
STUART LYNN
CLICKSCO
NATURAL SOUNDING VOICES
SEYMOURPOWELL
SYSTEM EIGHTY EIGHT
ASPIRE
PROTECH CITY
MODULAR LAW
 

WORLD CLASS SKILLS & TALENT

With five universities and a vibrant portfolio of education and training establishments the region is at the forefront of  building new technology skills, developing talent for today and the future. 

CODE CLUB
GATESHEAD COLLEGE
NEW HORIZONS
DURHAM UNIVERSITY
CODERDOJO
HARTLEPOOL SIXTH FORM COLLEGE
INSTITUTE OF CODING
SUNDERLAND COLLEGE
TEESIDE UNIVERSITY
MESMA
UNIVERSITY OF SUNDERLAND
MIDDLESBROUGH COLLEGE
TECH FOR LIFE
BALTIC TRAINING SERVICES
NEWCASTLE COLLEGE
NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY
GLOBALBRIDGE
NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY
NE FUTURES
TURNITIN

 

WINNING FORMULA

KNOWLEDGE PARTNERS

National/Regional Centres of Excellence and organisations that provide expert knowledge and support to businesses across the region

CREATIVE FUSE
NBS
DIGITAL CATAPULT
INNOVATION OBSERVATORY
NATIONAL INNOVATION CENTRE FOR AGEING
NATIONAL INNOVATION CENTRE FOR DATA
 

INVESTMENT AND FUNDING

If you need investment to start a business, capital injection to grow a business, or general business loans, these organisations can help.

BGF
MERCIA
NORTH EAST FUND
BIG
MIDDLETON
NORTHSTAR VENTURES
FSB
NATWEST ENTREPRENURIAL SPARK
NVM
IGNITE
NEL
TRANSMIT GROWTH
MAVEN CAPITAL
NORTH EAST FINANCE
TRANSMIT STARTUPS
 

WORKSPACES

Places to locate your business, shared workspaces to start your business, and services that will help run your business efficiently.

ALBERT NORTH
HOULTS YARD
NORTHERN DESIGN CENTRE
TUSPARK
BOHO ONE
KNIGHT FRANK
PROTO
BRAND SOCIETY
NEBIC
QUADRUS CENTRE
COBALT PARK
NETPARK
STUDIO 109
EVOLVE
NEWCASTLE HELIX
TOFFEE FACTORY
 

DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS

Organisations from across the region that drive regional development through initiatives such as inward investment and business development services.

ADVANCE NORTHUMBERLAND
INVEST MIDDLESBOROUGH
NGI
TECH NATION
BUSINESS DURHAM
INVEST NEWCASTLE
NORTH EAST CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
THE DIGITAL CITY
INNOVATION SUPERNETWORK
INVEST NORTH TYNESIDE
NORTH EAST GROWTH HUB
INVEST NORTH EAST
INVEST DARLINGTON
INVEST SOUTH TYNESIDE
RTC NORTH
NELEP
INVEST GATESHEAD
MAKE IT SUNDERLAND
SUNDERLAND SOFTWARE CITY
TEES VALLEY COMBINED AUTHORITY
 

 

REGIONAL ADVOCATES

 

 

NETWORK BUILDERS

Meet the premier digital and tech membership organisations and peer support groups that are actively advancing development of the tech sector across the region. Add your support by joining as a member or drop by some of their events to discover the many great initiatives taking place. 

 

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS

Meet the tech special interest groups that bring together like minded people to discover, discuss, and learn about range of in-depth topics.

AGILE NE
GAME DEV NEWCASTLE
MINISTRY OF TESTING
PYTHON NE
BCS
GAMEBRIDGE
NORTH EAST ICT
REFRESH TEESIDE
DOYENNE CODERS
GOTO50 AI
NORTHERN USER EXPERIENCE
SOCITM
ENTREPRENURS FORUM
IOT NEWCASTLE MEETUP
PHP NE
SUNDERLAND DIGITAL
FRONTEND NE