April NEAA Members NEtwork at DER-IC North East

Event Date:

April 25, 2024

Event Time:

9:30 am

Event Location:

Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centre (DER-IC)

Join us at the April members evet taking place in-person at Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centre – North East (DER-IC NE).

Get together with fellow members for an informal catch up and update on the sector. Find out more about the latest industry news, learn more about maximising your membership and talk to the NEAA team and fellow cluster participants. You will have the opportunity to introduce and promote your company to the network as part of the member introductions.

Leveraging the collective strength of their partner network, the mission of our host, DER-IC NE, is to work with industry to grow UK Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD) manufacturing capability, capacity, and competitiveness, reducing the cost and risk of manufacturing PEMD by providing expertise and open access, state-of-the-art equipment.

Their highly reconfigurable assembly lines, with in-process inspection, dynamometer, X-ray and CT scan, and environmental test equipment enable process development, optimisation, and product verification.

Led by Newcastle University, the Centre will ensure that the North East remains at the forefront of advanced manufacturing, drawing on the expertise of the region’s universities and industry to support advancements in electrification and grow the region’s knowledge economy.

So, join us to hear more from the sector, maximise your membership and connect with like-minded businesses who make up the UK’s largest automotive cluster.


  • 09.30am – Registration, Networking and Refreshments
  • 09.50am – NEAA Welcome
  • 09.55am – Member Introductions
  • 10.15am – Automotive News and NEAA Insights
  • 10.30am – Guest Speaker: DER-IC NE
  • 10.50am – Q&A
  • 11.00am – Site Tour of DER-IC NE
  • 11.30am – Close

Please note, this event is open to NEAA members only and due to capacity we will accept only one space per company.

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  • Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centre (DER-IC)
  • SASMI Building, Fitzpatrick Drive
  • Sunderland
  • Tyne and Wear
  • SR5 3HE

Event Schedule Details

  • April 25, 2024 9:30 am   -   11:30 am
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