Supporting the advanced material electronics industry in North East England


North East Advanced Material Electronics is a dynamic cluster working to revolutionise electronics beyond silicon.

Next generation electronics, using advanced materials, are opening vast new horizons that impact on every facet of society. What you might not know is that North East England is at the vanguard of many of these and home to over 30 companies and organisations driving multiple revolutions. Collectively, we already employ 1800 people in this sector, growth forecasts expected to generate a further 2700 jobs by 2027.

NEAME represents a cluster of world class North East partners, working together to innovate and build a sustainable future. It is a business-led forum led by CEOs, C-Suite Executives and Directors with diverse interests but common challenges to driving world-leading growth and innovation needed to create successful companies that lead their fields.

Our Vision

Make North East England recognised as a powerhouse for innovation and quality in advanced material electronics and related applications


Our Mission

Foster collaboration investment that unleashes the potential for businesses in the cluster to thrive, and for the North East to be recognised as a great place for world-leading advanced electronic companies and talent to prosper.

Latest opportunities

For news and job opportunities, please visit NEAME’s LinkedIn Group page.


An enviable quality of life offering great value for money

There are some stunning living locations in North East England spanning all price brackets, with rural, coastal and river views being accessible from family town houses and starter apartments in equal measure.

Yet the North East consistently remains one of the most beautiful, vibrant, exciting and thriving places to live and work.

“There are few places in the world where you go surfing in the morning and then be in a bustling city centre for a 9am meeting,” says Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England

“I got off at Durham… and fell in love with it instantly in a serious way. Why, it’s wonderful – a perfect little city…. If you have never been to Durham, go there at once. Take my car. It’s wonderful,”
Bill Bryson in ‘Notes from a Small Island’.

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South East England

North East England’s advanced manufacturing sector is exceptional.

A highly skilled workforce, unmatched operating costs and superb access to UK and overseas markets, make North East England the location of choice for investors in the Automotive, Rail and Advanced Manufacturing sectors.

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