With a dedicated horizontal launch site, the world’s most capable satellite ground station, and unmatched funding opportunities in the space, aerospace and digital sectors, Cornwall has rapidly become a world leading technology destination for businesses.
See how space & aerospace are helping to drive Cornwall forward, into space & beyond:
The UK’s only dedicated Aerospace Enterprise Zone
Join a community that benefits from tax breaks and planning freedom.
Launching the UK back into Space
In 2022 Spaceport Cornwall will make history, when Virgin Orbit achieves the first ever orbital satellite launch from UK soil.
The world’s most capable satellite ground station
Goonhilly Earth Station Ltd is leading missions to the Moon, Deep Space and beyond.
Utilise the power of space data in Cornwall
Gain market advantage and business insights using satellite data launched, tracked, and downlinked in Cornwall
A place for Aerospace innovation
From deep space communications, earth observation, to flight testing and satellite launches, Cornwall is the home of space and aerospace innovation in the UK.
Funding and support opportunities
Looking for funding, support and expertise? Cornwall Development Company can offer you R&D funding, relocation packages and advice on how to develop your products and services in Cornwall.
Leading Space Research, Training and Satellite Applications
Cornwall is home to several globally recognized training and research centres. The South West Centre of Excellence supports businesses using satellite applications
Space Data in Cornwall
Goonhilly Earth Station’s AI and DL suite will help accelerate businesses who require fast, secure and local access to EO.
Unmatched, dedicated infrastructure
Cornwall’s state-of-the-art space and aerospace infrastructure attracts some of the most experimental and innovative businesses from around the world.
Uncongested and unrestricted airspace
Cornwall stands out in the aerospace community for the freedom to operate in clear segregated airspace. Plus, direct access to the sea and low population density make testing and launches simpler.
Become part of an industry-leading cluster
Hosting a wide range of businesses from ground-breaking startups to world-leading pioneers, Cornwall’s space and aerospace community is growing fast.
And with dedicated enterprise zones that offer tax relief, business support and planning freedom, it’s getting bigger every day.
Spaceport – the only operational spaceport in Europe
Aerohub – the UK’s only dedicated aerospace Enterprise Zone
The global space and aerospace sectors are experiencing exciting changes, and growing rapidly, with increased focus from industry and Government. Many of the advances in coming years will require innovative products, services and technologies, and the South West is one of the most capable regions of the UK. The AeroSpace Cornwall programme promotes research, development […]
UK will play a leading role in the new space age, with new support for domestic satellite launch capability, space weather forecasting, and a National Space Council, the UK Government announced today. Up to £20 million could be made available from national and local government, subject to business case, for Spaceport Cornwall and Virgin Orbit as […]
Aerospace Cornwall announced today it has partnered with Drone operator UAVAid to launch the first UAS flight from Cornwall Airport Newquay at a capability event in May 2019. UAVAid will showcase its humanitarian Hansard drone platform at the event, the first UAS flight from Cornwall Airport Newquay. This UK developed drone is designed to fundamentally […]
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Trade without Travel: Calling healthtech businesses to join our latest trade mission to Ireland. We want to explore the potential Cornwall’s businesses have to collaborate with, and export to the Irish & EU Market.
Join Screen Cornwall on Saturday 12th June, 5.30pm, for Behind The Postcard, a film about the creative & cultural industries made specially for the G7. With food provided by Michelin starred chef Paul Ainsworth.