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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 […]

Newquay based Oltco makes the switch from plastic packaging to recyclable tin

Oltco, the UK’s leading sustainable resin driveway company, is expanding its sustainable offering by switching from using plastic resin packaging to recyclable metal tins. This coincides with Oltco’s current innovative and award-winning sustainable resin driveway solution, Recycle Bound. With Oltco’s HQ based in Newquay, Directors Tom Stringer and Johnny Pearce, have always been aware of […]

Feritech to open major new production facility in 2021

Feritech has announced that it is building a new, state of the art facility just outside Falmouth in Cornwall. Covering an area of 3.5 acres, the new site received planning approval this week. It will greatly increase Feritech‘s manufacturing capabilities and the services offered to both local customers and the company’s established global client base. […]

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Workspace spotlight: Prow Park

 A closer look at Newquay’s thriving business community  Whether it’s the promise of a comfortable work-life balance, or the draw of the region’s innovative spirit, there are many different reasons why businesses choose Cornwall. And with exciting new workspaces like Prow Park springing up across the county, the list just keeps growing.  Based in the centre of Newquay, Prow Park hosts some of Cornwall’s most […]

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 […]

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 […]

Innovate UK Smart Grant for British Lithium

Roche-based British Lithium Limited (BLL) has been awarded £500,000 of match grant funding from the government to progress its research and development of hard rock lithium extraction in the St Austell area of Cornwall. With an application success rate of around 6 per cent, the Innovate UK Smart Grant is a highly sought-after award and […]

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