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24 March 2021
Can a robot help a healthy lifestyle? Newcastle puts it to the test

The UK’s National Innovation Centre for Ageing is the first in the world to evaluate “gita robots”, a cargo-carrying robot which follows you around, to assess the impact on the mobility of older adults.

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16 December 2020
Newcastle Helix shines a
light on the future

A symbol of light has been unveiled on Newcastle Helix. The recently opened Lumen building has had a ‘Halo’ installed across the top of the building, that can be seen for miles across the city.

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12 November 2020
The Lumen Print Collection
Lights the Way

With winter looming and as the days continue to get shorter, the theme of The Lumen Print Collection takes on an uplifting new significance. Curated around the central theme of light by Northern Print, the collection features original prints by six artists, two of whom have been especially commissioned to make new work for the building.

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8 October 2020
Illuminating Partnership Offers Light Relief

The North East’s own centre for original printmaking, Northern Print has been working with The Lumen during this year’s lockdown to curate a permanent collection of original fine art prints for the flagship building.

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18 September 2020
The Lumen Print Collection Champions North East Talent

The Lumen Print collection, curated by Northern Print, the North East’s centre for original printmaking, celebrates talent from across the UK on a theme of ‘light’.

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18 September 2020
New ‘Lighthouse’ laboratory to strengthen regional resilience in fight against COVID-19

Ambitious plans for a multi-million pound regional ‘COVID’ hub – the first of its kind in the country - have today been unveiled by Newcastle Hospitals and Newcastle City Council.

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8 September 2020
Savills strengthens North East presence by relocating Newcastle office

International real estate advisor Savills is strengthening its presence in the North East by relocating their Newcastle office to one of the city centre’s newest office buildings, The Lumen

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28 August 2020
Approval for Future Homes project on Newcastle Helix

A ground-breaking new vision for affordable homes to suit all generations has won planning permission to go ahead on Newcastle Helix, a 24-acre innovation district in Newcastle.

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6 August 2020
Newcastle Helix: A global hub for COVID-19 innovations and solutions

Newcastle Helix is a unique partnership between Newcastle City Council, Legal & General and Newcastle University. Businesses, researchers, and scientists based on this 24-acre development have been innovating and collaborating to support the global fight against COVID-19. Not only to combat the immediate impacts but preparing cities and regions for our post covid world.

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6 August 2020
New data science skills support clean tech innovator with their growth plans

New data skills and models of delivery are supporting a clean tech innovator to scale overseas and optimise outputs.

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Marc Burton
Lumen Building Manager
marc.burton@lumennewcastle.co.uk
07541 988 981

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Sarah Thompson
Senior Customer Service Administrator
sarah.thompson@lumennewcastle.co.uk
0191 495 7400

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Tony Bradley
Repairs and Maintenance Coordinator maintenance@lumennewcastle.co.uk 07724 308 802

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