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What is TechNorthEast?

TechNorthEast is a digital support network created and operated by an independent group of technology sector evangelists dedicated to promoting the North East of England's Digital and Information Technology sector.


Whether you're thinking of starting a business, growing a business, moving a business to the region, raising capital, developing a career, looking for other companies to work with, or just want to find out what’s going on, then TechNorthEast is your front door to the North East's Digital & Information Technology Sector. 


Use the navigator on the EXPLORE menu option to discover the many great Digital Tech Companies, Service Companies, Support Networks, Special Interest Groups, Skills Partners, Knowledge Partners, Regional Development Partners, Investors, Workspaces, Media and Notable Regional Events that operate across the region. 

For example, the “Leading Lights” of the North East are companies that help 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.

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

The “Rising Stars” of the North East’s digital tech sector range from early stage start-up’s to scale-up businesses companies, most of which are showing growth potential, and some of whom are working with emergent technology in new markets. 

Alternatively use the powerful search options to easily find individual companies or groups of companies. For example, High Growth, Fintech, and Healthtech companies.

Get you business included, join the conversation, support the sector:

TechNorthEast is a living and breathing digital community platform aimed at helping the North East's Digital Tech sector grow and prosper. It will be constantly updated with new companies, content and tools.

If you are a digital or information technology company or a company that supports the digital tech sector then send us your company name, website address and company logo to and we’ll get you added. It’s completely free of charge.

As well as making sure your own organisation is included you can help us develop the platform in a number of ways:

Help us spread the word about the North East’s Digital and Information Technology ecosystem by sharing TechNorthEast through your social media channels.

If you are a thought leader in any area of digital technology or the ecosystem, then why not send us a guest blog post and we’ll share it on the site and across the North East.


Join the conversation with industry peers:

Connect with an ever-growing community of senior business leaders and sector experts to discuss a wide range of key business topics. Use the “Connect” option on the menu to join the TechNorthEast LinkedIn Group.


Get in touch:

We're here to help and support and we'd welcome your feedback


Follow our Twitter feed @TechNorthEast for regular updates and please feel free to contact us at

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