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

Cornwall longlisted for City of Culture 2025

October 8, 2021 | press news

Cornwall longlisted for City of Culture 2025

Cornwall’s bid to be the UK’s City of Culture 2025 has moved a step closer after being longlisted with seven other parts of the UK for the prestigious title.

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September Chair’s blog

September 30, 2021 | blog

September Chair’s blog

We’re going to be hearing a lot more about the Government’s ‘levelling up’ plans in the coming months, at least if the recent appointment of Michael Gove as the newly-named Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Secretary is anything to go by. The move of the Cabinet’s ‘Mr Fixit’ into this role is I think recognition from Number 10 that ‘levelling up’ urgently needs a champion and a coherent plan if it is to evolve from being a catchy slogan into the catalyst for investment, job creation and social change that it can and should be.

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Cornish MPs back City of Culture 2025 bid

September 24, 2021 | press blog news

Cornish MPs back City of Culture 2025 bid

Cornwall’s six Members of Parliament are backing Cornwall’s bid to be the UK’s City of Culture 2025.
Cornwall is among 20 bids from across the UK vying to win the prestigious four-yearly title and be at the centre of the UK’s cultural spotlight in 2025.

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