Published: 3rd Apr 2020

Businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly can continue to access support from the University of Plymouth following a £3.4m grant fund from the European Regional Development Fund.  The Acceleration Through Innovation 2 (ATI2) which is led by the University’s Research and Innovation department aims to help businesses across multiple sectors to grow through one-to-one support, consultancy and grant funding. The scheme will run from now (April 3) until the end of 2022, the aim is to support businesses who are looking to increase innovation, growth and productivity. The University has said that although the funding has arrived at a time of uncertainty due to the Covid-19 pandemic, they are committed to offering advice to those who are looking beyond the current economic landscape. Since the project launched in 2017, it has engaged over 580 businesses and awarded 48 innovation grants with a total value of £1m. The second … (To read the full article, subscribe below)