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Invest in Cornwall

Pydar House, Truro
01872 322 800

About us

The ideal location for your business. Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly is the most south westerly point in the UK. Its ample resources make it the natural home for key industries.This is attracting a large number of highly skilled people to the area, as well as retaining dynamic local talent.

Invest in Cornwall exists to help companies and investors with business opportunities in Cornwall, UK. It will provide you with information that is relevant, make introductions and advise on financial assistance available. They make your decision to move, and the process of setting up your operations, as simple as possible. Whether you’re thinking of starting a new business, looking to relocate or seeking a UK base for your operations, Invest in Cornwall can help you find out just what Cornwall has to offer – and ensure you get all the support you need to do business here.

We offer

> Business Boost - is a suite of investment funds totalling £17m that is designed to help enhance business growth in Cornwall. 

> Business Investment for Growth Fund - the purpose of the programme is to improve the competitive advantage of high growth Cornish Small & Medium Enterprises (SME’s), leading to the creation of skilled jobs. 

> Grants for Research & Development - provides funding to help individuals and SMEs in Cornwall develop technologically innovative products and services. These include; proof of market grant, proof of concept grant and development of prototype grants. 

> South West Loan Fund - offers a source of loan funding for businesses unable to secure finance from conventional sources. If you have viable growth plans, the Fund may be able to help with loans up to £250,000. 

> Soft Landings For Investors - Assistance with visits to Cornwall are available through our Soft Landings package. 

> Coaching for High Growth - helps small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to realise their growth potential and improve their performance. 

> Starting a High Growth Business (Grow Cornwall) - is a programme that helps entrepreneurs start their own businesses and helps new businesses succeed. 

> Food Innovation Service (FIS) - is a consultancy providing expert support to the South West regional food industry. 

Marine Innovation Service (MIS) - is an enterprise set up by Cornwall College, providing expert support to the South West marine industry. The service can provide one to one consultancy, access to facilities and industry links as well as supporting events and workshops.

We support

  • Business Support
  • Money
  • People
  • New Business
  • Foreign Trade
  • Skills
  • Investment
  • Cornwall


Cornwall offers many collaborative opportunities for companies.

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