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Newcastle is a Science City

The Newcastle Science City initiative aims to maximise the city’s scientific potential and raise awareness of our expertise across the world

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  • Business Support

    We work with businesses in the city’s key science themes to help them to connect, innovate and grow.

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    Education, Community and Skills

    Our education, community and skills programmes help ensure everyone can benefit from the city’s investment in science.

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    Locate in Newcastle

    We promote the incredible investment opportunity that Science Central, the Campus for Ageing & Vitality and the Centre for Life represent.

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    Biomedicine

    The North East has a thriving ecosystem in the life sciences and healthcare sector.

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    Sustainability

    World-leading experts in fields such as transport, energy and clean industrial production are working together to help improve people’s lives.

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    Ageing & Health

    The UK Government has identified research into ageing as a major priority and Newcastle is recognised throughout Europe as leading the way.

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  • Biomedicine

    The North East has a thriving ecosystem in the life sciences and healthcare sector.

    Read more

    Sustainability

    World-leading experts in fields such as transport, energy and clean industrial production are working together to help improve people’s lives.

    Read more

    Ageing & Health

    The UK Government has identified research into ageing as a major priority and Newcastle is recognised throughout Europe as leading the way.

    Read more

  • Business Support

    We work with businesses in the city’s key science themes to help them to connect, innovate and grow.

    Read more

    Education, Community and Skills

    Our education, community and skills programmes help ensure everyone can benefit from the city’s investment in science.

    Read more

    Locate in Newcastle

    We promote the incredible investment opportunity that Science Central, the Campus for Ageing & Vitality and the Centre for Life represent.

    Read more

What can NSC do for me?

Newcastle Science City belongs to everyone.

Whether you are an academic, a teacher, a science-based business or a member of the local community, the Newcastle Science City project aims to ensure that you have the opportunity to be part of the city’s continued scientific achievement and to benefit from this exciting collaboration of people, educational institutions and businesses.

We provide access to a strong offer of business support and community programmes that are available to everyone. We also support the attraction of investment onto the city’s key science sites.

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What is NSC doing now?

Events

Latest events from NSC

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Enterprising Newcastle: LinkedIn for Business

Start 25/04/14 - 9.00am

End 25/04/14 - 5.00pm

Venue Your Homes Newcastle

Enterprising Newcastle, a scheme run by Newcastle City Council and funded by the European Regional Development Fund, is running a number of free events targeted at small and medium sized businesses, as well as those in the process of starting

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Maker Faire UK 2014

Start 26/04/14 - 10.00am

End 27/04/14 - 6.00pm (5.00pm on Sunday)

Venue Life Science Centre

On Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 April, Life Science Centre, Newcastle will become the European capital of the ‘Maker movement’ as Maker Faire UK, the greatest show and tell on Earth takes over. Expect amazing Makers, musicians, creators and robots, hear

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Enterprising Newcastle: Dress to Impress

Start 30/04/14 - 1.00pm

End 30/04/14 - 4.00pm

Venue The Beacon

Enterprising Newcastle, a scheme run by Newcastle City Council and funded by the European Regional Development Fund, is running a number of free events targeted at small and medium sized businesses, as well as those in the process of starting

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First Friday Newcastle

Start 02/05/14 - 8.00am

End 02/05/14 - 10.00am

Venue Central Bean

First Friday Newcastle is an informal forum regularly attracting over 100 people who come along to discuss innovation and entrepreneurship. The events are specifically targeted at the science community, including entrepreneurs, designers, scientists and financiers. To date the event has

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A new urban quarter in the centre of Newcastle, Science Central is poised to become a flagship location for science and technology, a thriving environment for business and commerce and a beacon of sustainable living and leisure.
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