A NORTH-EAST technology company is celebrating after bagging a contract to help a fast-growing incident management platform scale its product.

Hedgehog Lab has been chosen to develop the next phase of Halo Solutions' incident management and security platform.

Specialists in event safety, Halo Solutions joined forces with Hedgehog Lab to help them scale to web and mobile platforms.

The Newcastle company, which has been working with global brands for 14 years, will help Halo scale its platform, provide enhanced tech expertise in digital product development and adopt an agile approach to product development.

Hedgehog Lab CEO and co-founder Sarat Pediredla said: “It’s not very often that we take on a client who has a product that can truly save lives and enhance public safety, so we were delighted to partner with Halo Solutions.

"The ambition from Lloyd and his team is infectious and we are excited to see how we can use the expertise within the hedgehog lab team to enhance and scale the platform."

Lloyd Major, CEO and co-founder of Halo whose clients currently including OCS, Silverstone, the Royal Navy and Malta Police, said: “The Halo System is at the cutting edge of trusted, intelligent, communications and we have ambitious global plans to take our multi-award winning, life saving platform to every stadium and event in the world.

"We needed a partner that shared our vision and had the ambition and skill set to turn our plans into reality. The team at Hedgehog Lab have exactly that and their capabilities to date have blown us away”.