Innovation In County Durham

Matching what's needed with what's possible.
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Support for Businesses

Business Durham works with hundreds of companies in County Durham every year. We’re a trusted guide. We forge long-term partnerships with businesses, helping you to accelerate the growth of your company and see long-term sustainability.  For companies in the space and satellite sectors or looking to get into the sector the North East Satellite Applications Centre or Excellence offers tailored support.

We can help in many ways including:

  • Introductions to key people in the sector
  • Access to sector expertise
  • Networking opportunities
  • Access to business led challenges (real business requirements that need solving)
  • Introduction to innovation funding streams
  • Space Incubation programme

If you’re unsure what support you need, just call us. We can work through it with you and make sure you get the right help.

We also arrange a number of events throughout the year ranging from small round table events focusing on specific business challenges and opportunities through to our annual conference.

Events include:

North East Drone Cluster (meetings)

North East Satellite Applications Conference

Waste management roundtable

Food security roundtable

Oil and Gas Challenge event

Finance and funding event

UKSA Launch UK

Meet the Key People, UK Space Agency, ESA and Innovate UK Space Team


To find out more about innovation events click here

Contact Us Today

  • Catherine Johns

    Catherine Johns

    Innovation & Business Growth Director
    Call 03000 265504

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Satellite Applications News

Satellite rocket launch could fuel 100 jobs

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Satellite Applications Case Studies

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Useful Events

VentureFest North East 2018

VentureFest North East is a free, full-day event focussing on how businesses can grow Show Details
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Commercial Property In County Durham

See map below for Business Durham’s commercial properties.