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The Marine Sector in Cornwall
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The combination of a strong maritime heritage, a talented skills base and unique environment has led to the establishment of many world leading marine businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

The county’s marine businesses contribute more than £500M to the GDP of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly and the marine industry is recognised as a vital ‘priority' sector for the future prosperity of the county.

Cornwall and the isles of Scilly are at the forefront of important new developments in marine energy, marine manufacturing, marine operations and marine environmental technologies. In fact, the county is building a global reputation in the delivery of ground-breaking marinetech projects.

The cohesive network of marine expertise and industry-leading resources to be found in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly provides access to everything a business needs in one dynamic region.


Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-i brings you the most comprehensive range of support ever offered to marine technology businesses in Cornwall. We can help your business grow by providing grant funding, business assistance, academic research, test facilities, subsidised graduate placement and more.

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