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New funding scheme is a huge opportunity for businesses in Cornwall, says Marine-i

Marine-i has called on businesses in Cornwall to seize the opportunity offered by a new Government funding scheme that will support the development of innovative floating offshore wind technologies. Marine-i has also offered practical support to these businesses, by providing access to world-class testing facilities and assisting in the formation of new collaborations between companies. […]

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LEP investment boosts Cornish cheddar production

A £3.2m investment from the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is boosting production of one of the UK’s best known cheeses. The LEP’s grant from the Government’s Getting Building Fund is supporting the multi-million pound expansion of the world-class Saputo Dairy UK creamery in Davidstow to increase production of cheddar and […]

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CORNISH METALS ANNOUNCES ITS ADMISSION TO TRADING ON AIM, CLOSING OF THE £8.2 MILLION FUNDRAISING & FIRST DAY OF DEALINGS

Cornish Metals Inc., a mineral exploration and development company focused on its projects in Cornwall, United Kingdom, is pleased to announce the following: Admission of its Common Shares (“Common Shares”) to trading on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange (“AIM”) (“Admission”); Dealings will commence at 08:00am GMT today, Tuesday, 16 February 2021, under […]

Connectivity provider Wildanet cements its place as one of Cornwall’s fastest-growing businesses

Liskeard-based connectivity provider Wildanet is continuing to add to its impressive track record in the region, with a major inward investment and over 30 new jobs to come in 2021. The company, which has been building a fixed wireless access network around Cornwall for the past four years, recently secured a £50 million investment from […]

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Call for Cornish food and drink businesses to join virtual trade mission to the UAE

Cornwall Trade and Investment is looking for export-ready Cornish food and drink businesses to join a virtual trade mission to the United Arab Emirates next month.

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Sign up for our food & beverage trade mission to the UAE

In collaboration with our trade services partner, OCO Global, Cornwall Trade & Investment is running a virtual trade mission to the UAE. Are you operating in Cornwall’s food and beverage sector – and looking for your next export opportunity? If so, our virtual trade mission to the United Arab Emirates could be right for you.

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Marine-i supports pioneering 3D printing innovation for floating offshore wind

Expert support from Marine-i is helping 3D printing specialist J-Supplied to develop large scale technology to produce bespoke parts for the floating offshore wind industry, such as custom-designed turbine blades. Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-i  aims to help the marine tech sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly grow through […]

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Department for International Trade’s Export Academy

The Export Academy, from the Department for International Trade (DIT), gives small and micro-businesses the know-how to sell to customers around the world with confidence. It’s aimed at a wide range of businesses – they could be selling children’s clothes to Spain online, or providing PR services to a new client in the US. Whether […]

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Meet the Market: Linking Cornwall’s mining expertise to North America

In collaboration with our trade services partner, OCO Global, Cornwall Trade & Investment is running a virtual trade mission to North America. The event is designed for businesses operating in the mining and mining services sector in Cornwall who are ready to export their goods and/or services to the USA and Canada. In particular the […]

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Workspace spotlight: Enterprise Space for Advanced Engineering (ESAM)

Cornwall’s manufacturing, engineering and technology clusters are rapidly expanding across the region, and it’s thanks to innovative new workspaces like the Enterprise Space for Advanced Engineering (ESAM). As the first phase of the new Carluddon Technology Park in St Austell, ESAM is a space designed to encourage innovation in manufacturing, engineering, and low carbon environmental […]

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Free Export Academy led by the Department for International Trade to help businesses sell internationally.

What is the Export Academy? The Export Academy has been launched by the Department for International Trade (DIT) to give new and novice exporters the skills, knowledge, and confidence to start selling goods or services to customers around the world. The course is free, and you’ll learn directly from experts in international trade who are […]

Transforming Cities Fund Workplace Travel Grant Opportunity

Through the Transforming Cities Fund Workplace Travel Grants scheme funded by the Department for Transport, Plymouth City Council are offering match-funded capital grants of up to £25,000 per business in the Plymouth city region. This opportunity is for businesses within the Plymouth city region whose workforce commutes to and from Plymouth, or where the company […]

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