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Government launches Export Growth Plan to help businesses build back better

A package of measures to help businesses in England build back better following the pandemic has been announced by the Government today. The Department for International Trade’s (DIT) Export Growth Plan provides additional financial support and expertise, some of which is targeted towards specific regions that are most in need. The plan includes a £38 […]

£1,000 extra funding available to support creative projects in Cornwall

During this challenging time for our creative industries, the Creative Cornwall Calling campaign has been devised to support projects and ideas across all of Cornwall. Cornwall Council is pledging £15,000 match-funding towards some brilliant creative projects. Read the full criteria here.

High profile industry expert joins British Lithium team

British Lithium Ltd (BLL) has appointed John Walker as Strategic Advisor, effective immediately. Cornishman John Walker started his career at Imerys in St Austell in 1990. He went on to become general manager of the company’s tableware division in Belgium, before moving to the US and taking charge of Imerys North American Ceramics. In 2011, […]

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Cornish start ups Data Duopoly and Codices shortlisted for this year’s Tech South West Award

Three start-up companies from Falmouth University’s Launchpad programme have been shortlisted for this year’s Tech South West Awards. Community seed sharing platform Plotty is up for the Sustainable Tech award. Codices, which develops tools for online broadcasters to make live interactive gameshows, and visitor distribution app Data Duopoly are up against each other in the […]

Cornish Metals reports further high-grade tin mineralisation from South Crofty 2020 Drill Programme

Cornish Metals Inc. is pleased to report the second set of results from its diamond drilling programme at the South Crofty Mine, Cornwall, UK. HIGHLIGHTS SDD20-001 was drilled to test multiple tin-bearing vein-like structures (“lodes”) in the central section of South Crofty Mine. This intercept is a “step out” from Intermediate Lode and is not […]

Cornish Lithium finds “globally significant” lithium grades in geothermal waters and prepares for work on pilot plant

Cornish Lithium Ltd. (‘Cornish Lithium’ or ‘the Company’), an innovative mineral exploration company exploring for lithium and other battery metals in the South West of the UK, is pleased to announce results from preliminary sampling of lithium in deep geothermal waters at the United Downs Deep Geothermal Power Project near Redruth, Cornwall. Initial results indicate […]

Marine-i supports development of innovative platform for floating offshore wind construction

A platform designed to aid in the building and launching of floating wind turbines is being researched and tested with support from Marine-i. Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-i is designed to help the marine tech sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly grow through harnessing the full potential of research […]

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New service gives farmers and food producers real-time alerts about their operations

A specialist agri-tech business based in Cornwall, has introduced a new service to give farmers and food producers access to real-time alerts about their operations.  With the ability to alert when action needs to be taken on everything from water leaks to temperature fluctuations in cold food storage, it has the potential to save significant […]

Growth on the agenda for Glas Data with £141K support from CIOSIF

Cornish agri-tech business Glas Data has received £141K funding to help deliver growth, as it continues to develop its universal dashboard to make data management easier for farmers and food producers. The equity funding comes from the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Investment Fund (CIOSIF). Glas Data has developed GlasCore, a simple to use dashboard […]

Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Kickstart grant scheme

The Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Kickstart Grant Scheme will open for applications from local businesses at 10am on Wednesday 2nd September.  The grant aims to help businesses in their COVID-19 recovery and applicants will have to provide details of how they have been impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic.  Grants of up to £5000 will […]

Job opportunities in the Great South West

Check out these new job opportunities supporting businesses in the Great South West area, covering Cornwall, Dorset and the Heart of the South West: https://www.businesswest.co.uk/careers/job-opportunities

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Marine-i calls for new collaborations to develop Floating Offshore Wind

Marine-i is calling for Expressions of Interest from businesses who want to participate in the development of Floating Offshore Wind (FLOW) in the Celtic Sea. Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-i is designed to help the marine tech sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly grow through harnessing the full potential […]

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