Launchpad Futures

Launchpad Futures

Lead Organisation: Falmouth University

Investment Priority: Supporting Local Business

Fund: Research, Development & Innovation (entrepreneurial culture)

SPF awarded: £1,570,496

Location: Cornwall-wide

Falmouth University is an exciting hub of learning, research and knowledge exchange at the nexus of creativity and technology.

It is also an anchor institution in Cornwall, harnessing exceptional higher education and research to deliver economic growth in the region. From 2013 the Launchpad programme has been helping individuals make business ideas a reality in regionally and nationally impactful startups.

The new iteration of the programme, Launchpad Futures, is looking to drive the growth of existing business to build the regional, national and international economy through the use of the University’s expertise and facilities.

Eligible businesses can partner with Launchpad Futures, to access the University’s research, academic and technical expertise, business coaches, equipment and resources to develop ideas and processes to support their growth.

Launchpad Futures will also host knowledge exchange masterclasses, networking and events from its creative space in Penryn, supporting Cornwall’s business ecosystem, fostering knowledge exchange and facilitating the transfer of expertise between university staff and local industry.

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