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Hack at The Core

Hack at The Core

As part of 6 Music Festival on Tyneside, BBC Radio 6 Music is holding the Festival Hack Day at The Core. The Festival Hack Day brings together some of the brightest tech talent in the North East with industry experts from  7Digital, Soundwave, Twilio, Universal Music and the BBC for 24 hours of innovation and discovery on the theme… Read more

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Driverless car launches The Core’s events space

Driverless car launches The Core’s events space

A vision of the future of transport is here and it’s on display in Newcastle upon Tyne at The Core, the newly opened building for future city firms at Science Central. Shipped to Newcastle from BMW’s World Headquarters in Munich last week, the Mini Cathedral was designed by London-based artist Dominic Wilcox. Wilcox, who hails… Read more

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Sneak Peek

Sneak Peek

The team at The Core, which opens to businesses on Monday 3 November, took time out from plumping cushions and preparing data connections to welcome the press for a sneak peak of the new building which houses companies working on a range of “future city challenges” including energy, transport, big data and cloud computing…. The building… Read more

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Architects appointed for Living Lab at Science Central

Architects appointed for Living Lab at Science Central

Newcastle University has appointed London-based architecture practice Hawkins\Brown, in conjunction with BuroHappold and BD Landscapes, to design a £50 million ‘living lab’ on Science Central, following an Invited Design competition led by Newcastle University with advice from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Science Central is one of the UK’s largest city centre development… Read more

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£50m investment into Science Central announced

£50m investment into Science Central announced

Newcastle University has unveiled plans to invest £50m in a new development to be built alongside The Core to make the city a world-leading example of urban sustainability. Based in the heart of Newcastle, the university yesterday revealed proposals to build a pioneering research centre at Science City’s Science Central site – the former home… Read more

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