Driving economic growth and the creation of quality jobs

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership is responsible for setting and driving the economic strategy for our area.

In 2030 the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly creative and carbon-neutral economy will be realising opportunities for its people, communities and businesses to thrive, benefiting the environment and providing an outstanding quality of life for all.

 

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Industrial Strategy for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are rich in natural capital and alive with opportunity. Our Industrial Strategy sets a course for a decarbonised and sustainable future for business, for people and for our environment. Our pioneering spirit, strength of community, and culture of innovation and creativity will take us there.

Through the delivery of the Local Industrial Strategy, we aim to secure Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly’s position as an internationally renowned rural creative region.

 

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Funding

Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership has successfully secured £100m since 2012 from various central government funding streams invested into projects across the region.

We invest in projects which contribute to future economic growth for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly and align with our Local Industrial Strategy.

 

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Impact

From investment into projects to drive economic growth and the creation of local jobs to Employment and Skills, convening and partnering on Strategic Projects, Business Support through Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Growth Hub and Enterprise Zones, find out how CIOS LEP makes a difference.

 

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Press & Blog

Mark Duddridge memorial event, 6th Feb 2024

December 20, 2023 | press blog news

Mark Duddridge memorial event, 6th Feb 2024

The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership is hosting a memorial event to celebrate the life and work of its late Chair, Mark Duddridge, who passed away in May.

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LEP invites bids to £1m createch fund

December 6, 2023 | press news

LEP invites bids to £1m createch fund

Businesses and organisations seeking to invest in creative technology – or ‘createch’ – projects can access up to £250,000 from a £1m funding pot from the Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). The LEP’s investment into the creative economy was committed as part of Cornwall’s bid to become City of Culture 2025. The LEP is now inviting bids for a minimum £100,000 funding up to a maximum of £250,000.

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South West’s leading maritime sector receives funding boost to drive innovation

October 24, 2023 | press news

South West’s leading maritime sector receives funding boost to drive innovation

Innovate UK announce Government funding to support innovation and growth in the region’s marine and maritime sectors

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