Current Sponsors

Womble Bond Dickson is a hands-on, switched-on law firm,  well-positioned to help clients continue to thrive in a rapidly changing world.  With extensive transatlantic capability and intimate knowledge of local markets, we provide clients with more integrated access than ever before.

Newcastle College is one of the top performing colleges in the UK. It serves over 15,000 learners from its main Rye Hill campus in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, a number of satellite sites in and around the city, and at four community-outreach venues across the North East. The college work with hundreds of regional businesses and a recent economic report identified that the College contributes almost £244m to the regional economy.

Deloitte is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, tax, and related services to select clients

HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. We serve more than 38 million customers through four global businesses: Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, and Global Private Banking. Our network covers 66 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, North America and Latin America.

Satcom Global is a leading provider of global satellite services to the maritime, land and aero markets, and a trusted supplier of marine and offshore safety systems and engineering services. We provide voice and data solutions for users in remote locations outside terrestrial networks, and design and integrate systems ensuring safety in the most hazardous of environments.

Brewin Dolphin are one of the UK’s leading wealth managers. Founded in 1762, they are here to help you achieve your ambitions through expert, personalised financial planning and investment management advice.

AkzoNobel is a world leading supplier of paints and coatings that includes those to reduce slime build up on the hull of marine vessels. They have recently released the latest innovation in their range of marine coatings, Intersleek®1100SR, the first ever slime release coating for all vessels, even in warm waters and slow steaming, which will be used on Team Tyne Innovation’s rowing boat for the 3,000 mile 2018 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge. To find out more, click here.

Union Room is a Newcastle-based digital agency working with brands located across the UK. They specialise in creating digital products with a focus on engaging design and strong, robust development.

Union Room are supporting Team Tyne Innovation with the design and build of the new website, which will be kept up to date with the latest news and sponsorship information for the duration of the bid.

John Lilley & Gillie Ltd, established in 1812, are designers, manufacturers and suppliers of Marine Navigation Equipment, headquartered in North Shields in the North East of England

Big Solar. Under the brand Power Roll, BIG SOLAR based in Sunderland, is leading the world in the development of photovoltaic (PV) technology, creating a solar roll product 145 times thinner  and 48 times lighter than traditional glass panels.

The all-in-one Company is the ancestral home of the onesie. Through building a high performing team, the company manufactures purely in the UK making unique, mass customised, all-in-one onesies for people all over the world, with love and care.

Communicator is a trusted partner in sophisticated email marketing with a focus on helping ambitious brands achieve breakthrough results.

Powered by its unique SMARTSend technology, its flexible modular software suite enables customers to optimise their performance, across multiple channels, and accomplish sophisticated email marketing.

Mammoth provides a range of technological advanced mattresses that combine existing tried and tested traditional materials, with advanced sleep and support technologies once reserved for the healthcare industry, to deliver comfort and rejuvenation like no other.

Originally designed to improve the performance and wellbeing of Olympians and elite athletes, today Mammoth are here to give everyone the opportunity to be the best version of themselves, by waking up on the right side of the bed every morning.

Natural Nutrients is a nutrition company created in 2012 that provides clean and natural supplements. It views clean as conducting its entire business in an honest and ethical manner, from producing better quality cleaner supplements to using green energy to run its facilities.
Its goal is to provide customers with natural supplements that avoid artificial fillers, bulkers, flavours and sweeteners.

Roar Motion is an award-winning film company based in the North East. It works with a large range of clients in a variety of sectors, including local to international companies generating work that is creative and innovative, using some of the latest film technology

The iconic intu Metrocentre is Europe’s largest covered shopping and leisure centre, attracting visitors from across the north east and as far afield as Edinburgh.

Since 2005, intu Metrocentre, just three miles from Newcastle upon Tyne, has been part of an ongoing £120 million investment programme. The UK’s first mega mall is a must-visit destination, meeting today’s shoppers’ increased expectations for a day-out, thanks to its blend of world-class shopping and dining.
Refurbishments and improvements include the creation in 2014 of the popular Qube leisure area, which houses an array of modern eateries and an Odeon IMAX cinema.

More recently, in 2016, Intu extended the Qube to add 12 new restaurants, attracting top names and providing a link between two hotspot shopping areas full of big name stores.

Newcastle University is investing over £30m in new state–of-the-art sports facilities and has launching a new sport and exercise science degree to further boost its position among the top in the country.

This investment exemplifies the significant commitment from Newcastle University to providing excellent opportunities for its students to engage in sport

UNW is a leading independent firm of chartered accountants that delivers a wide range of accountancy and business advisory services to its clients.

Nigel Wright Group is the largest specialist recruitment firm based in Newcastle and Wynyard, with 13 offices across Europe. They source the best local and international talent across the globe and are proud to help the tremendous Team Tyne Innovation with marketing, networking and funding support.

Their leading reputation is for recruiting Executive, Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Engineering, Finance, IT and HR roles across the North East of England and beyond.

Jotron UK, based in Cramlington, is a world leading supplier of communication systems for safety at land, sea and air. Their marine product range includes GMDSS, PAGA, automatic telephones (PABX), intercom, loud hailing, talkback and sound reception.

Durham University is distinctive – a residential collegiate university with long traditions and modern values. They seek the highest distinction in research and scholarship and are committed to excellence in all aspects of education and transmission of knowledge.

Their research and scholarship affect every continent. They are proud to be an international scholarly community which reflects the ambitions of cultures from around the world. They promote individual participation, providing a rounded education in which students, staff and alumni gain both the academic and the personal skills required to flourish.

CUBIK Eyewear is a brand new British-based company offering wrap-around prescription sunglasses at affordable prices. Designed specifically for sport, they are available in non-prescription lenses and in full wrap prescription lenses. There are also a whole host of additional affordable add-ons such as varifocals, polarised and light responsive lenses.

Potts Print (UK) is an ever-expanding printing, packaging and direct mail company based in Cramlington, Northumberland. Clients of Potts Print (UK) include international corporations, retail and pharmaceutical companies, the NHS and public sector organisations, creative agencies, charities, regional and local businesses and the performing and visual arts community.

North P&I Club is a leading marine mutual liability insurer providing P&I, FD&D, war risks and ancillary insurance to 142 million GT of owned tonnage and 53 million GT of chartered tonnage (at February 2018).

Through its guaranteed subsidiary Sunderland Marine, North is also a leading insurer of fishing vessels, small craft and aquaculture risks

On the 12th chime on the 31st December 2017, I decided that 2018 was all about Self Development.  In all honesty, on the 12th chime, we had already played two rounds of Shot Roulette.  One was a shot of gin and the other whiskey…not my favourites, but neither came straight back up!  It’s the little victories!
I am a 30-something year old living in the beautiful village of Tynemouth in the North East of England.  I have always loved taking photos and love having the good ones hanging on my walls and the not-so-good ones, taking up valuable space on one of my hundreds of storage devices.
I am not a professional photographer…yet…but I am an enthusiast with a good eye for what makes a good photo and how I can help make it better. Please have a browse through my photos and feel free to get in touch with any queries. It would be lovely to hear from you!

Sarah Hall Consulting builds profiles and profits. We connect your organisation with the people who buy your product or service. We offer strategic insight and tactical implementation that helps your business achieve its objectives in a measurable and memorable way. We are advising Team Tyne Innovation on public relations, delivering strategic direction, media relations and influencer relations support.

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