Technology Incubator approaches fifty per cent full
The Innovation Accelerator has been officially opened at The Wilton Centre to support businesses in the science, technology, engineering and life sciences sectors.
CPI selected as part of innovation centre
The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) has been named as a key part of the Government’s first elite technology innovation centre.
£1.2m for carbon abatement project
North East energy and process firms have received £1.2M towards the algae based, carbon abatement technology project, AlgaeCAT.
Facility undergoes expansion
The CPI has launched the expansion of its National Industrial Biotechnology Facility (NIBF) at The Wilton Centre.
Enterprise award for DuPont Teijin Films
Wilton Centre resident DuPont Teijin Films UK Ltd has won a Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2011.
Helping companies to better understand car leasing
A scheme based at The Wilton Centre is helping companies with the leasing of their vehicles.
Companies move in
Three companies have now moved into the new Innovation Accelerator which has been developed at The Wilton Centre.
Recruitment firm expands into Asian market
North East England recruitment company TechConsult UK is expanding into the Asian market and has already placed a number of workers on projects in Singapore and Malaysia.
NEPIC makes inroads into foreign markets
Many members of NEPIC are benefiting from the organisation's promotion of their goods and services, with opportunities opening up abroad.
Success at the double for GMT in business awards
Centre resident Guardian Marine Testing Limited (GMT) scooped double success in the Best New Business Awards 2010 for businesses in the Tees Valley.
Welcome to PHILXAM
The Wilton Centre has welcomed a new tenant to the complex in the form of PHILXAM Ltd.
Successful plant start up
INVISTA Performance Technologies (IPT) and China Prosperity (Jiangyin) Petrochemical Co, Ltd (China Prosperity) have announced the start up of a new plant in China.
Beach event a success
The best kite-surfers in the UK headed for Redcar in an event sponsored by EDF Energy Renewables.
Award for Initial
Initial Facilites, which does cleaning work at The Wilton Centre, won a GoldMedal award in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2011. The accolade is given to companies that achieve five consecutive Gold RoSPA awards.
Daniel Hanafin, right, and Ian Marshall of TechConsult UK raised £580 for charity on Red Nose Day.
The Wilton Centre website has been updated by the site's designers House of Type and some exciting new features have been added to benefit tenants as well as other visitors to the site.
Wilton Centre has been working with the NHS Blood and Transport Service since January 2009 and their bloodmobile visits the premises every four months.
Around the Centre - Electric vehicle charging points
The contract has been signed to provide two standard charging posts in the Wilton Centre car parks. Each post has two charging outlets capable of charging a vehicle battery to 80% of its capacity in four to eight hours.
Around the Centre - Energy Conservation
Work is now complete on the project to convert the ventilation system in N Block laboratories from fixed flow to variable flow. This follows on from similar projects in T & R Block laboratories that have resulted in significant measured savings of power and heat. Similar work is about to start on E Block and D Block will follow on from there.
Around the Centre - Refurbishment
Work is complete on the improvements to the corners of E/F Blocks on levels two, three and four, with replacement ceilings, lights and carpets as well as redecoration and improvements to the coffee points.
Around the Centre - Traffic Management
Some changes have been made to speed limits at the east side of the building adjacent to the recently opened Innovation Accelerator. These changes will be supported by signs, including an electronic speed warning sign and increased patrols of the area by Building Security.
Around the Centre - Retirement
Richard Short the Wilton Centre Engineering Manager retired at the end of March. Richard has been at Wilton Centre since 1982 and is well known throughout the centre. We all wish Richard and his wife Rosemary a long and happy retirement.
Around the Centre - Fund Raising
Residents at Wilton Centre contributed to the North East VW Club Easter egg collection for the benefit of children in Zoe's Place the children’s hospice in Middlesbrough.