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March 4th 2024

Circadacare expands into new office at The Catalyst

A tech company that aims to improve independent living through circadian light technology has moved into a new office in The Catalyst at Newcastle Helix. Circadacare, which develops lighting systems that support the circadian rhythm – the natural 24-hour internal body clock that regulates your sleep-wake cycle – has moved […]

October 24th 2023

Welcome, Lauren!

We’re delighted to introduce our new Assistant Centre Manager, Lauren Neill, who joins The Catalyst centre team with a diverse hospitality background.

August 25th 2023

VR simulation company VRAI joins The Catalyst

Virtual reality (VR) simulation training company VRAI has moved to a new base on Newcastle Helix in The Catalyst.

June 28th 2023

New assistant centre manager at The Catalyst

Welcome our new assistant centre manager, Andrew Kahn, who has swapped Orlando for Newcastle and boasts 10 years of experience in hospitality and operations. Andrew will support with the marketing, sales and operational performance of The Catalyst. 

June 15th 2023

Planning events at The Catalyst in Newcastle

Looking for the perfect venue to host your next event in Newcastle? Well, you’ve landed in the right place. The Catalyst is an award-winning building with a range of state-of-the-art event spaces and meeting rooms providing an exceptional event experience for you and your guests. 

June 6th 2023

NICA Launching City of Longevity First Global Conference

The UK National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA) has launched a new global initiative to promote healthy ageing and longevity in the urban environment.

May 16th 2023

HexisLab secure six-figure funding to deliver innovation project

HexisLab, based at The Catalyst, has secured £490,000 funding grant from Innovate UK to develop a scale-up manufacturing process for its novel sustainable and green ingredients.

March 21st 2023

Alo Solutions takes virtual office space at The Catalyst

A food and nutrition consultancy that supports businesses to identify products and services with healthy ageing nutrition in mind has invested in a virtual office at The Catalyst in Newcastle.  

March 6th 2023

National Innovation Centres celebrate International Women’s Day in Newcastle 

The UK National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD) and National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA) are inviting people to celebrate International Women’s Day in Newcastle city centre, at a series of interactive events and masterclasses.  

January 19th 2023

Innovator opportunities at UK – China Healthy Ageing Accelerator

The UK-China Healthy Ageing Accelerator, which is led by the UK National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA) and delivered with Oxford Innovation Advice, is seeking 10 innovative UK companies offering technologies, products or services that actively support healthy longevity and quality of life.