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Cornwall’s largest game studio sets out plans for massive growth

Following its recent acquisition by Toadman Interactive, Antimatter Games is gearing up for unprecedented growth. MD Rich Barham explains what this means for Cornwall’s largest games studio – and why he wouldn’t be based anywhere else. Released to overwhelmingly positive critical and player reviews, Rising Storm 2: Vietnam was among 2017’s most celebrated online multi-player […]

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Launching Screen Cornwall: an agency to develop Cornwall as a hub for film, TV & Digital Creativity

A new screen agency, designed to develop Cornwall as a leading rural hub for film, TV and digital technologies, is being set up to build on its reputation for creative talent. Cornwall Council along with the Cornwall and Isle of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership are proud to be two of the founding partners of the […]

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Leading the New Space Age: Funding secured for Spaceport Cornwall Take-off

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 […]

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Kernow Health CIC supercharges Cornish healthtech innovation with new ‘sandbox’ offering

In the world of healthtech, there’s a serious hurdle that can prevent even the most inspired innovations from reaching the hands of practitioners and patients – testing and evidencing how something will practically perform once its deployed. In the past, it’s been a classic catch 22 situation – solutions remain unproven because they’ve not been […]

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Five surprising benefits of doing business in Cornwall

We all know about the beautiful countryside, the lifestyle opportunities and the stunning coastline – but Cornwall has so much more to offer than that. Once businesses arrive and begin working here, a huge wealth of benefits become clear – many of which the companies never anticipated. Here are five surprising benefits that businesses new […]

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How Cornwall is riding the marine tech wave

When it comes to all things marine; from harnessing its energy, leading the fight against the global plastic scourge strangling our oceans to fishing, marine science and robot boats, Cornwall is definitely a world leader. The Duchy’s strong maritime heritage, new technologies, plenty of can-do attitude and engineering talents, are helping the region’s marine technology […]

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Cornwall: A gateway to the UK and beyond for Nordic Healthcare Innovators

Cornwall, health technology and the Nordics Moving into a new country or territory can be a huge challenge no matter which industry you’re in. But, for healthcare tech innovators that have pioneered solutions designed to solve the challenges faced in their domestic markets, branching out into the wider world can be extremely daunting. The key […]

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Marine Hub Cornwall

No other region in the world is better located for the development of marine technology and marine renewables. Set between the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, Cornwall is right at the heart of the vibrant and fast-growing European marine sector. That’s why we call it the ‘marine hub’. With its pivotal location, outstanding facilities, […]

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Goonhilly lands £24m investment enabling global expansion

Investment in Goonhilly Earth Station will include building a private global deep space network Following the recent £8.4m contract win from the European Space Agency, Goonhilly Earth Station Ltd has secured its second phase investment of £24m. Joining the growing club of billionaires such as Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson and Greg Wyler who […]

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Cornwall launches an exciting range of investment propositions backed by £600million Cornwall Investment Fund

With a clear ambition to accelerate the development and capacity of the region’s economy, the Council has planned a comprehensive programme of regeneration, residential, commercial and infrastructure development schemes, which will be launched at the conference. Cornwall, one of the best known and most visited UK regions, has a strong economic performance, growing at four […]

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