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Welcome to CIOS LEP

By 2030, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly will be the place where businesses thrive and people enjoy an outstanding quality of life. Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (CIoS LEP) aims to facilitate sustained growth through long term, joined up investment in our People, our Places and through our Businesses. Find out more about our Vision 2030 here.

£40m investment fund launched for CIoS SMEs It will provide finance from £25,000 to £2 million

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Spaceport Cornwall Satellite launches set to return to British soil after 50 years following new partnership with Virgin Orbit in Cornwall

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10 Opportunities Learn more about our prospectus focusing on 10 key sectors that can play a critical role in growing the economy of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly now and in the future

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Human Centred Space Action Plan We have published a Space Action Plan looking at how our region can share in the year-on-year growth of the global space economy

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7Dec

Support for creative industries vital to future growth, says new report

Support for creative industries must be maintained to fully realise their significant growth potential, according to a new report from the Creative Industries Federation published today 7 December 2018

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4Dec

Opportunities Cornwall Careers Event

Children across Cornwall are being inspired about future careers thanks to a network of business volunteers working in local schools.

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22Nov

Cornwall will welcome new direct flights to Heathrow from April 2019

Cornwall’s access to the global marketplace after Brexit has been given a huge boost with the announcement that new direct flights between Cornwall Airport Newquay and London Heathrow will begin from April 2019.

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21Nov

Cornwall makes case for space to Westminster

Cornwall’s space industry ambitions have taken centre stage at Westminster this week with a high-powered briefing for MPs and Ministers – and a warning that the UK risks losing its commercial advantage unless new laws and funding to establish UK spaceports are brought forward quickly.

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21Nov

Cornwall makes case for space to Westminster

Cornwall’s space industry ambitions have taken centre stage at Westminster this week with a high-powered briefing for MPs and Ministers – and a warning that the UK risks losing its commercial advantage unless new laws and funding to establish UK spaceports are brought forward quickly.

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14Nov

Cornwall & Isles of Scilly No1 in UK for growth in scaleups

The number of high growth businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly is growing at a faster rate than any other part of the UK, according to a major new report.

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9Nov

Partners launch Peninsula Transport to transform travel and boost the economy

Transforming transport and boosting economic growth across the South West peninsula is the goal of an ambitious new partnership, Peninsula Transport, launched today.

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6Nov

The UK’s first deep geothermal electricity plant starts drilling in Cornwall

The pioneering demonstration plant will deliver up to 3 MWe of electricity to the National Grid. Arup signs agreement with plant operator to secure zero carbon electricity.

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6Nov

The UK’s first deep geothermal electricity plant starts drilling in Cornwall

The pioneering demonstration plant will deliver up to 3 MWe of electricity to the National Grid. Arup signs agreement with plant operator to secure zero carbon electricity.

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25Oct

LEP invests £2m in Newquay C-Space project

The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership has announced a £2 million investment to create a dynamic new workspace on Newquay’s seafront.

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23Oct

New Project coming to Cornwall – Ambitions

New project coming to Cornwall and Isles of Scilly which will help over 3,000 unemployed and inactive young people aged 15-24 year olds to explore skills and career aspirations

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22Oct

LEP targets offshore floating wind industry

Cornwall and the South West could become a centre excellence for the development of a global floating offshore wind industry.

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