Want a business location where the sun shines more than anywhere else in England? Where the coastline, nature, and history wrap around you? Where you are only just over an hour's flight on regularly scheduled commercial airlines from Newquay airport in Cornwall and Gatwick airport in London - and from there: locations throughout the world.
While Cornwall welcomes any new businesses, it is focusing on those in the knowledge economy. In a knowledge economy, the primary product is knowledge itself. This is knowledge that can be used as a tool to improve the region's per capita income. Some of the key profressions in a knowledge economy are economists, computer scientists, software engineers, mathematicians, chemists, physicists, as well as psychologists and sociologists. A knowledge economy can consist of many small businesses, large businesses, and can include those scientists and scholars who work with universities and technical colleges and those who work in commercial research and development.
The Combined Universities in Cornwall , with facilities throughout the county, consists of the University of Exeter, the University of Plymouth, University College Falmouth, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, Cornwall College and Truro & Penwith College.
Of course, wherever you are, you want to stay connected with the rest of the world. Highspeed broad band is in place in Cornwall today, with the fastest connections in the UK now in the works. We know that web resources and communication are important to businesses.
For further information on business opportunities in Cornwall, contact us for a view of Cornwall from an American's perspective or click here to go straight to Truro, England and the Invest in Cornwall team and their resources. To get information quickly go to the Invest in Cornwall contact page.
If you want a place to stay in Cornwall in comfort but on your own while you're contemplating an investment in Cornwall or just to have a nice vacation, there are many good hotels and bed and breakfast places. Email us and we'll give you some of our own recommendations.