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Wilton Centre News Archive

April 2017

Wilton Centre psychotherapist inspired by courage of clients

A psychotherapist based at the Wilton Centre is urging people to take action to address any issues that are threatening to overwhelm them.

Wealth planning company invests in new office

A wealth management firm backed by an award-winning FTSE 100 company is set up and running at the Wilton Centre.

Techconsult UK expands team

A Wilton-Centre based recruitment consultant has bolstered its own ranks as it looks to continued positive business growth in 2017.

Engineering design consultancy doubles in size in five months

A Wilton Centre-based civil and highways engineering design consultancy is doubling its headcount and workspace only five months after its launch.

March 2017

Electrical training company powers ahead with relocation to Wilton Centre

The Faraday Training Group has taken a 10 year lease on new premises at the Wilton Centre, nearly doubling its existing training and office space and creating up to six new lecturing jobs.

High Force appointment seeks breakthroughs on treatments for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease

The Wilton Centre-based High Force Research team has welcomed University of Durham Postgraduate, David Chisholm, to further his research on potential treatments for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.

Ministerial visit for Applied Graphene Materials

Government Minister Lord Prior of Brampton visited Applied Graphene Materials (AGM), the producer of specialty graphene materials, in early March for an introduction to graphene and the science behind it.

CPI offers support for innovative SMEs

A new programme to help companies, start-ups and inventors identify and implement the next generation of processes and manufacturing technologies is being offered by the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI).

New caterer’s focus is firmly on food glorious food

Exciting new plans have been announced for the Lakeside restaurant by the Wilton Centre’s new catering provider.

Wilton Centre event to focus on future for internet of things

An overview of the role flexible electronics is playing in making connectivity of everyday objects a reality is the subject of the second Wilton Wednesday event of 2017.

Apprentices join Wilton Centre team

Wilton Centre Facilities Management has employed two apprentices within their Admin Support function.

TeeGene joins mission to tackle water pollution in India

A Wilton Centre-based biotech research company is to investigate ways to reduce industrial waste, environmental inefficiency and pollution in India and explore the potential of converting waste into useful products.

NEPIC seeks new leader following CEO retirement

Wilton Centre-based chemical-industry body and member organisation, NEPIC, is seeking a new leader following the announcement that chief executive officer, Dr. Stan Higgins, will retire in the summer.

February 2017

New classes and services at Lakeside Gym

A new studio timetable launched at the Wilton Centre’s Lakeside Gym in mid-February featuring new classes including a session based on the world’s first cardio jam workout using drumsticks.

SABIC’S Cracker upgrade safeguards thousands of Teesside jobs

A major project to upgrade Wilton Centre tenant SABIC’s Olefins 6 plant on the Wilton site is up and running, following the largest single investment in the Teesside chemical industry for a generation.

Chemical and pharmaceutical industry SME support programme

Wilton Centre-based Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) is running an Innovation Support Programme aimed at SMEs from the Chemical and pharmaceutical industries.

January 2017

How to achieve bigger, faster and cheaper product innovations

Achieving productivity in innovation is the focus of the first Wilton Wednesday event of 2017 at Wilton Centre on 8 February.

NEPIC's Growth Programme offers free workshops for small businesses

A series of free sales and marketing workshops for North East SMEs have been announced by Wilton Centre-based industry body NEPIC (North East Process Industry Cluster).

December 2016

CPI CEO Nigel Perry receives MBE for services to engineering

Wilton Centre-based Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) CEO Nigel Perry has attended an official ceremony at Buckingham Palace where he was presented with an MBE by Prince William.

Partnership to help research become a reality

A new partnership linking academia and a leading technology innovation centre could transform the way research is developed and attract investment to the north east region.

CPI project to explore the potential of seaweed

Wilton Centre-based CPI (Centre for Process Innovation) is leading an Innovate UK funded multi-party research and development project entitled SeaGas, the main focus of which is the development of a viable anaerobic digestion (AD) process for generating renewable energy.

TeeGene Biotech project success gains national recognition

The success of a research and development project by Wilton Centre tenant TeeGene Biotech has been given national recognition by a prestigious funding body.

Tickets for Wilton Centre Christmas lunches go on sale

Tickets for the Lakeside Restaurant Christmas Lunches are now available to buy.

November 2016

CPI part of landmark alliance to support the growth of the UK bioeconomy

Wilton Centre-based Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) is one of five established R&D centres across the UK that have announced a new alliance, BioPilotsUK, that aims to position Britain as a global leader in biorefining technology development and bio-based product manufacture – two key elements of the bioeconomy.

Micropore expanding at Wilton Centre following £270k investment package

Wilton Centre tenant Micropore Technologies Ltd is planning a £270,000 expansion project with the help of a £110,000 investment from UK Steel Enterprise, the Tata Steel business-support subsidiary, and £100,000 from the North East Angel Fund managed by Rivers Capital Partners.

Win a round at a championship golf course in Wilton Centre's Children in Need raffle

Tickets are on sale to win a range of tempting prizes in this year's Children in Need raffle including a four-ball at Slayley Hall worth hundreds of pounds.

Psychotherapist delves deeper into dealing with problems at work

A technique to help deal effectively with difficult people in the workplace is being offered by Wilton Centre-based psychotherapist Sharon McMahon.

CPI joins bid to improve Europe’s innovation capacity

Wilton Centre-based CPI (Centre for Process Innovation) is joining five leading European shared pilot facilities specialising in the key enabling technologies of industrial biotechnology and bioeconomy to create SmartPilots, an INTERREG Europe project co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Lakeside Gym unveils new winter timetable

Wilton Centre's Lakeside Gym has published a new timetable of studio classes with something for everyone ranging from high intensity training through to yoga.

High Force Research appoints STEM Coordinator to inspire budding young NE scientists

Wilton Centre-based chemical research company, High Force Research, has appointed a STEM (science, technology, engineering and manufacturing) coordinator to encourage local youngsters to pursue careers in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry.

October 2016

Applied Graphene Materials lands its first production order

Wilton Centre based Applied Graphene Materials, the producer of specialty graphene materials, has secured its first production order and commercial application.

High Force Research doubles its laboratory space at Wilton Centre

Leading North East-based chemical research and development company, High Force Research, is doubling the size of its Wilton Centre laboratory only months after acquiring the space.

Quill raises thousands for Alzheimer's Society

Wilton Centre-based payroll and bookkeeping bureau, Quill Pinpoint, has presented a cheque for £6,145 to the Alzheimer’s Society from donations generated from its recent Hadrian’s Wall fundraiser.

Last chance to see Wilton Centre's TeeGene at mima

TeeGene’s Biotech R&D works (Biosurfactants and consumer products) are currently being exhibited at one of the UK’s leading galleries for modern and contemporary art and craft.

Wilton Centre psychotherapist says it pays to talk

People that operate in the cut-and-thrust world of business should recognise the importance of talking through their issues according to a Wilton Centre-based psychotherapist.

September 2016

New winter personal training sessions at Lakeside Gym

Personal training sessions to help members keep on track with their training as winter approaches have been introduced at Wilton Centre's Lakeside Gym.

Calysta launches world-first Wilton Centre-based biotech facility

Leading retailers, producers, investors and government representatives from around the globe gathered at the Wilton Centre to mark the opening of an historic facility that will help meet the protein demands of the world’s growing population.

Science and industry recruiter celebrates a decade of success

A Wilton Centre-based recruitment company is celebrating 10 years in business this month, having placed over 600 candidates in science and industry roles across the UK during that time.

TeeGene develops R&D for platinum extraction from wastewater

Research being undertaken by Wilton Centre tenant TeeGene is focusing on the recovery of a highly valuable precious metal from wastewater.

August 2016

Wilton Centre is just the job for recruiter Techconsult

A Teesside recruitment consultant with 10 years of experience in science and industry is proving home is where the business is, having placed over 40 candidates with companies located at the Wilton Centre over the past decade.

Impact of Brexit on recruitment sector

Steve Guest is managing director of Techconsult UK, a recruitment consultancy based at the Wilton Centre at the heart of industrial Teesside, which specialises in finding candidates for key roles in science and industry. Here he comments on the impact of the UK’s vote to leave the European Union.

Engineering students given glimpse into the future

Teesside University engineering undergraduates were given a glimpse into their potential future with one of the world’s leading petrochemical businesses during a three-day workshop at SABIC.

Recruiter reflects on the changing face of industrial Teesside

Techconsult UK, based at the Wilton Centre, has specialised in finding candidates for roles within the process and petrochemical, oil and gas, renewable and subsea sectors for the past 10 years.

July 2016

Wilton Centre-based SABIC named UK's company of the year

Teesside chemical company SABIC has been named Company of the Year by the Chemical Industries Association in recognition of its demonstrated business growth and sustained contribution to the economy.

Techconsult appoints strategic consultant to support growth plans

A Wilton Centre based recruitment consultant with a ten year track-record in placing candidates in roles across science and industry, has appointed a business strategy consultant to progress ambitious growth plans

Clean Tech firm moves to Wilton Centre following a six figure investment

A company that has developed a low carbon energy storage system has moved into the Wilton Centre following significant investment.

SABIC Team to Cycle to Geleen and Back for Jack

Brave two-year-old Jack Miller has inspired a five-strong team of cyclists from Wilton Centre-based chemical giant SABIC to tackle a near 500-mile bike ride to the Netherlands and back.

June 2016

Seal of approval for 'world class' security measures at Wilton Centre cloud hosting company

Tekgem UK Limited, a cloud hosting provider based at the Wilton Centre has achieved ISO 27001 certification, the internationally recognised information security management standard.

Wilton Centre's TeeGene commercialises centuries old skin remedy

A Wilton Centre-based biotech research company has re-invented a centuries old skin remedy to make it commercially viable for the cosmetics industry

DTF industry apprentice turned Chemistry student tipped for top award

DuPont Teijin Films (DTF) technician Megan Todd is in her element after being shortlisted for the Royal Society of Chemistry Science Industry Technician of the Year.

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