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Coworking space in Cornwall

Whether you’re a freelancer looking for a shared workspace to meet new people and host clients, a start up exploring your first office space, or an employee working remotely and in need of some flexible hot-desking, there’s no shortage of coworking spaces in Cornwall. Here we’ve highlighted some popular flexible and coworking spaces in the […]

FLOW synergies explored as Cornwall welcomes Norwegian contingent.

This week, Norwegian Offshore Wind – the largest representative offshore wind body in Norway, will travel to Cornwall to gain a better understanding of the region’s Floating Offshore Wind (FLOW) opportunities. Cornwall Trade and Investment, in partnership with Celtic Sea Power, will host the Norwegian contingent, who will meet with a number of organisations in […]

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New SW event showcases agri-tech benefits

Agri-tech is a cornerstone of efficient, sustainable food production – and a new conference in South West England promises to lead the way by showcasing the latest opportunities and development. The region is an agri-tech powerhouse, with 14 universities offering a range of research specialisms and collaborating with industry to develop spin-off companies. “Following the […]

Good Growth grants launched to help businesses increase productivity and create employment

The Growth & Skills Hub is launching a £1,245,000 grant scheme targeting businesses who want to increase productivity and create employment through green and inclusive growth. The grants are funded by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund as part of the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Good Growth Programme. The aim is to realise the potential […]

Seven businesses from Cornwall to attend Wind Energy Hamburg showcasing Cornwall’s capabilities in marine renewable technologies & floating offshore wind

This week Cornwall Trade and Investment, in collaboration with Celtic Sea Power and the Department for International Trade, are leading a trade delegation to Wind Energy Hamburg 27-30 September. Wind Energy is a leading event focused on global on and offshore wind, bringing together major players across the wind industry and associated sectors. This event […]

Motion capture company takes a leap into Cornwall

A London-based performance capture company responsible for bringing some of the world’s best-loved films and games alive, has expanded to Cornwall. Centroid boasts one of the industry’s largest and most advanced facilities available today and has produced performance capture for a long list of well-known films, games and television, including Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns, Spectre, […]

Trade Mission to National Ploughing Championships, Ireland 

Cornwall Trade and Investment and The Department for International Trade are inviting agri exporters located in Cornwall to join a two-day Trade Mission to the National Ploughing Championships on 19th and 20th September 2022, which is the largest outdoor agricultural event in Europe attended by over 300,000 people. Geographical proximity to the UK, a common […]

Workspace in Cornwall

Many people look to Cornwall to expand their business because they’re seeking a different way of working. Whether they want to escape the crowded commute, do more with their downtime or just find the freedom and space they need to think freely. If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s the importance of a work […]

Major Japanese store explores Cornwall’s food and drink offering

Earlier this week, representatives from Western Japan’s largest department store, Hankyu, travelled to Cornwall to learn more about the region’s food and drink brands. Hosted by Cornwall Trade and Investment and the Great Cornish Food Store, Hankyu – which likens itself to Selfridges, spent two days sampling some of Cornwall’s finest produce with a view […]

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Beyond Pasties and Poldark: How Cornwall is Growing a Forward-Thinking, Interconnected Screen Sector.

Words by Wendy Mitchell Cornwall is a place traditionally known for holidays and history, for pasties and Poldark. But there is more to modern Cornwall, as the screen sector is booming in the digital era, thanks to passionate local talent and new networks and infrastructure being developed by local organisations like Screen Cornwall and Falmouth […]

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Want to join a trade mission to one of the world’s biggest tech conferences?

Collison is taking place on the 20-23 June 2022, in Toronto, Canada. Cornwall Trade and Investment is attending and we’d love you to join us. Cornwall-based businesses working in the tech or creative sector could benefit from: Networking on an international stage – over 33,000 attendees Learning and development from the leaders in tech – […]

Cornwall: The perfect environment for a B Corp to flourish

Cornwall’s green and blue landscape, strong sense of community and commitment to achieving net zero ahead of the rest of the UK make it attractive to purpose-driven businesses focused on the triple bottom line of people, planet and profit. Many of the region’s businesses addressing their environmental and social impact have done so via B […]

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