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LEP secures £700k funding for immersive tech museums project
Five Cornish museums are to benefit from almost £700,000 of Government funding following a successful bid to the Coastal Communities Fund to use virtual and augmented reality technology to bring Cornish heritage alive.
Help shape a Local Industrial Strategy for Cornwall and Scilly
Businesses and organisations across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are being urged to help shape a Local Industrial Strategy to drive economic growth and job creation in the next 10 years.
Successful LEP bid for Digital Skills Partnership
The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has successfully bid for government funding to set up a pilot Local Digital Skills Partnership (Local DSP) for the area.
Cornwall’s mining investment and export potential showcased to global investors
The potential for Cornwall in South West England to be a global resource for mining operations, including high-technology metals is being showcased at the world’s premier mineral exploration and mining convention this week.
Council anger at South West allocation from Stronger Towns Fund
Cornwall Council Leader Adam Paynter has expressed anger at the £33 million allocated to the South West England from the Government’s new £1.6 billion Stronger Towns Fund.
Goonhilly Partners with the Australian Space Agency to Drive New Opportunities Worldwide
Satellite communications innovator and space gateway Goonhilly Earth Station today announced that it has inked a partnership agreement with the Australian Space Agency to collaborate and create new opportunities in the space economy in Australia, the UK and beyond.
Luxury cabinet makers secure £25k loan
A Liskeard- based furniture manufacturer is the latest company to be supported by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Investment Fund (CIOSIF).
Thousands to be lost by levy losers
Employers with a wage bill in excess of £3m may be at risk of losing thousands, warns an Apprenticeship expert, with the first 24 month expiry period of Apprenticeship Levy funds fast approaching in April 2019.
Leading national culture organisations commit to Cornwall’s culture, arts and heritage
A recognition of the importance to residents and businesses of Cornish culture, heritage and the arts has been reinforced today as major investors in culture sign a commitment to work closely together to promote Cornwall’s distinct identity.
Council launches electric vehicle project on Scilly as part of the Smart Islands programme
The Council of the Isles of Scilly is pleased to announce the launch of the GO-EV project that will see the introduction of 10 ‘vehicle to grid’ (V2G) electric vehicles that will be used as a part of a car share scheme, up to 10 solar canopies and 25 charging points on Scilly.
Headline sponsor for Cornwall Business Awards
The Growth and Skills Hub are pleased to announce the headline sponsor for the Cornwall Business Awards for 2019 – the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Investment Fund (CIOSIF).
Scottish Space Firm adds Cornwall Facility
A BRITISH space company is in the process of finalising engine test preparations and setting up distillation equipment for its rocket oxidiser from a new workshop as it continues its journey towards launching satellites from UK soil.
Shetland Space Centre and Goonhilly Earth Station Form North-South UK Partnership to Co-Develop New Space Capabilities
Unst (Scotland) and Cornwall, UK – 5 February, 2019 - Shetland Space Centre (SSC) and Goonhilly Earth Station have joined forces to develop rocket launch and tracking business capabilities for the burgeoning new space launch sector.
LEP leaders tell Prime Minister Local Industrial Strategies are on target
The Prime Minister met with business leaders from England’s Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) today to track progress on their work with government to boost economic growth for communities across the country.
LEP appoints rural and small business champions to the board
The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has appointed two new non-executive directors to its board.
Winners & sponsors gather for Cornwall Business Awards 2019 Launch
The search is on for the best of the best as the Cornwall Business Awards kicked off at an exclusive launch event supported by Avanti Communications.
First CIOSIF investment with £750k equity investment in wireless internet provider
The Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Investment Fund (CIOSIF) has completed its first [equity] investment with a £750,000 equity stake in wireless internet service provider Wildanet, based at Goonhilly Earth Station through appointed fund managers The FSE Group.
Cornwall Business Awards 2019 open for entries
The search is on for the best of the best as the Cornwall Business Awards launch for 2019. From innovation and excellence in best practice to inspirational stories of success and growth; the Awards recognise companies that demonstrate why Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly is such a great place to do business.