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

June Chair’s blog: Cornwall’s gift to the G7 – a vision of a green and sustainable economy

June 7, 2021 | blog

June Chair’s blog: Cornwall’s gift to the G7 – a vision of a green and sustainable economy

As some of the most powerful world leaders descend upon Cornwall this week, they come with heavy shoulders; tackling a global pandemic and its impact on health and economic policy, and changing course on climate change to create a green future.

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Cornwall to bid for City of Culture 2025

June 14, 2021 | press

Cornwall to bid for City of Culture 2025

Cornwall has announced its intention to bid for City of Culture 2025 in a move that would put the UK’s cultural spotlight on the far South West for a year. The official announcement comes at the end of the G7 Summit of world leaders which has been taking place in Carbis Bay on Cornwall’s Atlantic coast.

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LEP showcases Cornwall ahead of G7 Summit

June 6, 2021 | press

LEP showcases Cornwall ahead of G7 Summit

A campaign to change perceptions of Cornwall and showcase what it can offer the world ahead of the G7 Summit is attracting international attention.
The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has produced a series of briefings aimed at national and international journalists covering the event from June 11-13 in Carbis Bay.

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