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Falmouth University

Penryn Campus, Treliever Road, Falmouth, Cornwall TR10 9FE
01326 370444

About us

Falmouth University is a multi-arts university based in Falmouth and Penryn, Cornwall, England. Founded in 1902, it had previously been the Falmouth School of Art and Falmouth College of Art and Design. 

As you would expect from a specialist institution for art, design, performance and media, we work closely with the creative industries, but we also work with many other sectors that can benefit from creative input.

We offer

We work on a wide variety of projects with businesses in Cornwall and can offer a range of support tailored to your needs.

We can help you to:

Develop new products

> Access a  range of state of the art facilities on campus including cutting-edge technical equipment in our Product Development Centre and the Makernow Digital Fabrication Laboratory

> Write bids and applications for funding

> Develop connections in the creative industries and beyond at AIR studio

> Undertake a residency in the AIR Studio

> Fast-track your R&D by collaborating with us 

> Work with us on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) 

> Access specialist photography and illustration services through Cartel Photos and The Agency

> Develop your skills and network with other businesses on one of our short courses

> Study for a business and management degree

> Grow your business with a postgraduate placement 

> Employ our students or graduates

We support

  • Business Support
  • Specialists, Experts, Research
  • Money
  • People
  • New Business
  • Conference, Meeting Rooms
  • Networks
  • Skills
  • Cornwall


Business support, funding and consultancy

We can help you access resources and funding to grow your business and maximise your potential.

Here’s what some of the businesses we’ve worked with recently have said:

"We are very excited about the partnership with Falmouth University; it's an extremely welcome association. The aim is to work alongside academics at Falmouth, harnessing their expert knowledge and applying it to a commercial setting." Paul Strike, Managing Director of Fourth Element
"We have used this opportunity to readdress our parasol design to develop a range of products, which gives us much more scope as a business." Charlie Napier, Sunbeam Jackie

To find out how we could help you develop your business, contact Eleanor Jubb, Knowledge Exchange & Collaborative Research Manager on 01326 259412 or

Employer Forum

Our Employer Forum is a collaborative space that enables businesses and staff at Falmouth University to exchange ideas and knowledge. Our aim is to increase dialogue between the Higher Education sector and industry. We want to connect our great students and graduates with your business and develop long lasting, mutually beneficial working relationships.

To find out more, contact the Employability team on 01326 255967 or

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