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NORTH EAST GREEN FREEPORT COULD DELIVER FIRST SCOTTISH SUSTAINABLE AVIATION FUEL PRODUCTION FACILITY

St Fergus fuel hub could create 920 jobs, £133m GVA per year
Thursday, August 18, 2022

Truss and Sunak urged to highlight their commitment to the North Sea oil and gas industry

The two contenders to become Britain's next Prime Minister are being urged to highlight their commitment to the North Sea oil and gas industry when they visit Scotland today.
Tuesday, August 16, 2022

University of Aberdeen receives £220,000 from UK Government for hydrogen research

The University of Aberdeen's School of Engineering has been awarded £220,000 in funding from the UK Government for a project that aims to create a new process to obtain hydrogen from organic waste as part of the energy transition.
Friday, August 12, 2022

FIRST MINISTER URGED TO BACK NORTH EAST SCOTLAND GREEN FREEPORT

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to back the North East Scotland Green Freeport bid.
Thursday, August 11, 2022

Leading global investor backs North Sea to become green energy hub for Europe

The world's biggest energy infrastructure investor has today backed the North Sea to become the green energy hub of Europe.
Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Aberdeenshire Council submits £20m Levelling Up Fund bid

Aberdeenshire Council has submitted a £20 million bid to the UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund.
Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Aberdeen H1 office take-up outstrips Edinburgh & Glasgow and attracts growing investor interest

Aberdeen has outstripped Edinburgh and Glasgow for office leasing in the first half of 2022.
Friday, August 5, 2022

Beach rejuvenation plans submitted for Levelling Up Fund

Aberdeen City Council has submitted a £20million bid for plans to rejuvenate the beach area to the UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund 2.
Wednesday, August 3, 2022

City weighing up ambitious bid to bring Eurovision to Aberdeen

Aberdeen City Council is weighing up an ambitious bid to bring the Eurovision Song Contest to the north-east next year.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Former UK Business Secretary lends support to North East Green Freeport bid

Former Secretary of State for Business Andrea Leadsom has offered support to the North East Scotland Green Freeport bid.
Thursday, July 21, 2022

Hydrogen car firm looking to create factory and 800 jobs in Aberdeen

One of the world’s most innovative new cars could be built in the North East of Scotland if the region secures green freeport status, creating over 800 jobs.
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

AGS AIRPORTS AND NHS SCOTLAND LAND £10M FUNDING FROM INNOVATE UK FOR MEDICAL DRONE PROJECT

£10.1 million secured by AGS Airports and NHS Scotland to fund the UK's first medical distribution network using drones
Tuesday, July 19, 2022

CO2CirculAir's SMART DAC technology receives BEIS funding

CO2CirculAir B.V has announced their direct air capture technology, SMART-DAC, has successfully secured almost £3 million in funding through the Net Zero Innovation Portfolio (NZIP) from BEIS
Tuesday, July 19, 2022

REGION UNITES IN SUPPORT OF NORTH EAST SCOTLAND GREEN FREEPORT

ORGANISATIONS REPRESENTING 20,000 EMPLOYEES BACK BID TO DELIVER NET ZERO CAPITAL OF EUROPE
Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Drop-in event for The Green and nearby streets

Drop-in and online consultations are being held this month to get views of residents, businesses, and street users on proposed improvements for The Green and nearby streets.
Thursday, July 7, 2022

SCOTLAND SECURES WORLD ENERGY COUNCIL’S ENERGY TRILEMMA SUMMIT AND 2022 EXECUTIVE ASSEMBLY

For the first time, Scotland will host the World Energy Council’s Energy Trilemma Summit and 2022 Executive Assembly.
Wednesday, July 6, 2022

ORE Catapult and National Robotarium confirmed as consortium partners for £4.5 million Offshore Low Touch Energy Robotics and Autonomous Systems project

The Net Zero Technology Centre has confirmed the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the National Robotarium as consortium partners for the delivery of the Offshore Low Touch Energy Robotics and Autonomous Systems (OLTER) project which is part of the Net Zero Technology Transition Programme (NZTTP).
Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Port of Aberdeen welcomes first vessel to South Harbour as construction continues at pace

The Port of Aberdeen welcomed the first commercial vessel to Aberdeen South Harbour on Saturday, July 2, as construction of the £400million port expansion continues at pace.
Tuesday, July 5, 2022

P&J Live Wins Best Conference Venue at Conference & Events Awards 2022

Scotland’s newest live events venue, P&J Live, has been named Best Conference Venue at the Conference and Events Awards 2022.
Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Sir Ian Wood's 'unwavering support' for north-east to win green freeport status

Leading Aberdeen entrepreneur Sir Ian Wood today pledged
Wednesday, June 29, 2022

P&J Live named Venue of the Year at AEO Excellence Awards 2022

Scotland’s newest live events venue, P&J Live, has been named Venue of the Year
Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Pioneering Clean Energy Start-ups Graduate TechX Accelerator Programme with £5.2M Equity Raised

Latest TechX cohort have raised £5.2M in equity during 15-week accelerator programme. Since 2018 the TechX Accelerator programme has supported 45 companies who have raised a total of £33M in equity.
Friday, June 24, 2022

ANM Group continue to invest in a green future

Scotland’s leading auctioneering co-operative, ANM Group has installed an additional nine electric charging points at the Thainstone Centre, as the group strives to boost sustainability and secure a greener future for the next generation.
Thursday, June 23, 2022

New committee meet as Deal value tops £1 billion

Recently the first meeting of the Aberdeen City Region Deal Joint Committee met, under the new council membership following the election in May.
Thursday, June 23, 2022

Parliamentarians unite to add their support to the North East Scotland Green Freeport campaign

Parliamentarians have come together to support the North East Scotland Green Freeport bid, submitted today (Monday, 20 June)
Monday, June 20, 2022

Japan and Egypt join international technology study accelerating global path to net zero

The Net Zero Technology Centre has announced the addition of two new research centres who will contribute expertise to the centre’s anticipated international technology study.
Thursday, June 16, 2022

Japan and Egypt join international technology study accelerating global path to net zero

The Net Zero Technology Centre has announced the addition of two new research centres that will contribute expertise to the centre’s anticipated international technology study.
Saturday, June 11, 2022

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT & UK GOVERNMENT URGED TO BACK NORTH EAST SCOTLAND GREEN FREEPORT

“EXTRAORDINARY OPPORTUNITY TO CREATE 30,000 JOBS, £7.5 BILLION GVA BOOST AND DELIVER THE NET ZERO CAPITAL OF EUROPE”
Friday, June 10, 2022

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT & UK GOVERNMENT URGED TO BACK NORTH EAST SCOTLAND GREEN FREEPORT

“EXTRAORDINARY OPPORTUNITY TO CREATE 30,000 JOBS, £7.5 BILLION GVA BOOST AND DELIVER THE NET ZERO CAPITAL OF EUROPE”
Friday, June 10, 2022

Prime Aberdeen City Centre Hotel Completes £1 Million Refurbishment

A prime Aberdeen city centre hotel has just announced completion of a significant £1 million programme of investment and the creation of 20 new jobs.
Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Dales Marine opens its 2022 Apprenticeship Programme Intake

Dales Marine Services Ltd (Dales Marine), a leading ship repair and maintenance company based in Scotland, has opened its 2022 apprenticeship programme intake.
Monday, June 6, 2022

Launch of Global Wind Projects Will Create 70 Jobs Across Scotland

With Three Major Wind Turbine Installation Contracts Already Secured, the Launch of Global Wind Projects Is to Create 70 Jobs Across Scotland
Thursday, June 2, 2022

National Decommissioning Centre and ORE Catapult form floating offshore wind research partnership

The National Decommissioning Centre (NDC) has teamed up with the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult in a research partnership aimed at developing new offshore wind technologies.
Monday, May 30, 2022

Scotland’s first net zero scholarship launches at NESCol with £100k ETZ cash boost

A scholarship to equip the next generation of engineers for the energy transition has been launched at North East Scotland College (NESCol).
Friday, May 27, 2022

Aberdeen Hydrogen Fuelling Station hosts deployment of innovative fuel cell generator trial

A hydrogen-power 25kW energy generator is being trialled by hydrogen start-up company Hydrologiq at the ACHES (Aberdeen City Hydrogen Energy Storage) site, in partnership with Aberdeen City Council and Norco Energy.
Friday, May 27, 2022

World-leading training provider to create 30 jobs with opening of £1 million facility

A world-leading trainer provider is set to create up to 30 jobs in Aberdeen thanks to the opening of a new £1 million training facility.
Friday, May 20, 2022

Awards put spotlight on region’s industry-leading food and drink manufacturers

Almost 30 businesses have been shortlisted for the 2022 North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards, which celebrate excellence and innovation across the breadth of the industry from ambitious new starts to global brands.
Friday, May 20, 2022

Robert Gordon University and University of Strathclyde announce five-year collaboration at the National Subsea Centre

Robert Gordon University and University of Strathclyde announced a five-year Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to collaborate in research and technology development at the National Subsea Centre (NSC)
Monday, May 16, 2022

Go Awards Scotland – Social Value Award for City Region Deal Gigabit Connectivity Framework

The GO Awards Scotland recognise achievement and excellence in procurement. At a ceremony held on 19 April 2022, the Aberdeen City Region Deal funded Full Fibre Project was announced as the outright winner of the prestigious Social Value Award.
Friday, April 22, 2022

north east locations revealed for Tour of britain 2022 stage one route

Today, the details of the stage one route of the 2022 tour of Britain in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire have been revealed.
Wednesday, April 6, 2022

GREEN FREEPORT BIDDING PROCESS LAUNCHED

Peterhead Port Authority chief executive Simon Brebner has welcomed the launch of the bidding process for ports hoping to be granted special tax status in Scotland.
Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Aberdeen City & Peterhead Freeport Consortium bidding for Green Freeports designation

Port of Aberdeen is collaborating with our port operator partners, the two local authorities and industry representatives to take forward the Green Freeports bid proposal.
Monday, March 28, 2022

easyJet celebrates its first summer flights taking off from Aberdeen to Manchester and launches double-daily flights to London Gatwick

easyJet, Scotland’s largest airline, has today launched the first flights on its seasonal summer route from Aberdeen to Manchester.
Monday, March 28, 2022

Joint letting agents Shepherd and Savills bring to market new-build units at Saltire Business Park in Portlethen for lease

Joint letting agents Shepherd Chartered Surveyors and Savills are bringing to market new-build units at Saltire Business Park in Portlethen for lease.
Monday, March 21, 2022

ABERDEEN’S TRANSFORMATIONAL BIOHUB SECURES £2 MILLION SCOTTISH ENTERPRISE INVESTMENT

£40 million project to make region centre for life sciences research commercialisation and growth
Thursday, March 17, 2022

City region deal - City Network Extension project complete

The City Region Deal project to connect corporate sites within Aberdeen city to full fibre connectivity is now complete
Monday, March 14, 2022

Net Zero Technology Centre approves more than 300 projects that powers a net zero energy industry

Net Zero Technology Centre celebrates 5 years anniversary
Monday, February 28, 2022

Investment in Aberdeen City Region to top £12billion over the next decade

Investment worth more than £12billion is flowing into the North-east of Scotland over the next decade, according to a major new study.
Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Aberdeen City Council adds UK's first hydrogen fuel cell waste truck to the fleet

The UK’s first fuel cell hydrogen waste truck to be put into operation revealed in Aberdeen
Thursday, February 17, 2022

Response to UK and Scottish Government’s Green Freeports Announcement

Statement from Bob Sanguinetti, Chief Executive of Port of Aberdeen.
Monday, February 14, 2022

BioHub build delivering community and economic benefits in Aberdeen

The transformational BioHub project for Aberdeen's life sciences sector provides an economic boost for the construction sector and creates career pathways for young people in the city.
Friday, February 11, 2022

Enovateq doubles space at Moorfield’s Aberdeen Innovation Park

Enovateq, the engineering solutions company, is upsizing operations at Aberdeen Energy & Innovation Parks in Bridge of Don
Thursday, February 10, 2022

P&J LIVE SIGNS PLEDGE FOR ‘NET ZERO CARBON EVENTS'

P&J Live has signed the Net Zero Carbon Events pledge, a joint commitment across the events and meetings industry to achieve the targets laid out in the Paris Climate Accord.
Wednesday, February 9, 2022

bp approved to deliver the Aberdeen Hydrogen Hub

An international energy company has been approved to be the Joint Venture partner to deliver the ambitious Aberdeen Hydrogen Hub.
Thursday, February 3, 2022

Council to accept offers for the sale of two former school sites

Offers for the sale of two former school sites are to be accepted after the move was agreed at committee
Thursday, February 3, 2022

Bank ties up £30m Aberdeen Harbour green infrastructure investment

Aberdeen Harbour secures further £30million of funding for expansion.
Friday, January 28, 2022

Net Zero Technology Centre announces new TechX Accelerator Strategic Partnership with ADNOC

Accelerator programme offers expert tutoring, technology support and a grant of up to £100K for 12 clean energy start-ups
Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Thousands more Aberdeen homes and businesses to benefit as CityFibre extends Full Fibre plans

CityFibre, the UK’s largest independent full fibre platform, has today announced plans to extend its £40m project to bring the best available connectivity to homes and businesses across Aberdeen.
Monday, January 17, 2022

A year of opportunity ahead

Albert Einstein famously quipped that “in the middle of difficulty lies opportunity", writes Jennifer Craw, chief executive of Opportunity North East.
Friday, December 31, 2021

Economic report maps out recovery route for Aberdeen

An independent report on the state of Aberdeen city region’s economy said there needs to be continued focus on the factors critical for the long-term success of the region
Monday, December 20, 2021

Aberdeen Art Gallery is Scotland’s building of the year

The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) announces that Aberdeen Art Gallery is the winner of the 2021 Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Nestrans adopt Regional Transport Strategy

Nestrans has gained Ministerial approval of the North East’s new Regional Transport Strategy (RTS).
Thursday, November 11, 2021

Biohub

Aberdeen Hydrogen Hub receives £15million funding boost
Wednesday, November 10, 2021

New hydroponic unit helps deliver sustainability at ESS Northern Lights Lounge

The ESS Northern Lights Lounge at Aberdeen International Airport has introduced a new hydroponic pod to grow micro cress and greens for its menu.
Friday, November 5, 2021

CITY REGION DEAL ANNUAL REPORT

DEAL HAS NOW SECURED 66% PRIVATE INVESTMENT – WITH £504M IN TOTAL SPENT TO DATE
Wednesday, November 3, 2021

NZTC: THE ROAD TO GLASGOW

COP26 marks a pivotal moment in the fight against climate change, and for the first time in history, the UN Climate Change Conference is being held in the UK.
Friday, October 29, 2021

Aberdeen to Stavanger: CityFibre’s local network build passes 500km milestone

CityFibre has now laid a staggering 550km of full fibre internet cables beneath the streets of Aberdeen as part of its £40m plan to future-proof the city’s digital connectivity.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Aberdeen City Region Deal supports regional economic recovery and green jobs

Deal has now secured 66% private investment – with £504m in total spent to date
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE AT ABERDEEN HARBOUR

Aberdeen Harbour Chief Executive, Bob Sanguinetti, sat down with Sarah Mack to discuss the port's plans for the future, and what he loves about living and working in Aberdeen
Monday, September 27, 2021

SIMULATOR TO TRANSFORM NORTH SEA DECOMMISSIONING AND RENEWABLES PROJECTS

An immersive simulation suite that promises to transform approaches to offshore decommissioning and installation in the North Sea was has been unveiled.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

FREEPORT GREEN PORT NOTICE OF INTEREST

Partners have submitted an Aberdeen City & Peterhead Region Freeport/Green Port notice of interest to the Scottish Government.
Friday, July 30, 2021

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