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Press Release; 7th June 2019

Marine Innovation Finalists in Cornwall Business Awards 2019

Unmanned Survey Solutions, a company that designs, builds and operates Unmanned Surface Vessels for the survey industry, has been nominated as a finalist in the Cornwall Business Awards for Ambassador of the Year award 2019. The company are based at the Hayle Marine Renewables Park in Hayle and have been experiencing rapid growth since the company’s Inception in 2014.

James Williams, Director at Unmanned Survey Solutions said: “We are over the moon to become a finalist for Ambassador of the Year Award, especially as the team have worked extremely hard to establish our Cornish company in the international market.”

“Through the support we have obtained from Marine-I and the European Regional Development Fund (EDRF), we continue to push the boundaries of Cornish marine innovation with our new modular and highly versatile Unmanned Surface Vessels (USV’s) and, with sales from the Middle East to the Canadian Arctic, we are genuinely showing what Cornwall has to offer.“

The Ambassador of the Year award is made to the person and business that best demonstrates success at looking outside of Cornwall to promote what this wonderful part of the UK has to offer. A business that has broken expectations and challenges perceptions and made a name for themselves to the wider world and happy to shout about the role Cornwall has played in their business success. 

The Cornwall Business Awards are open to any business or person based in Cornwall or the Isles of Scilly and celebrate the best of Cornish business, showing the world that all can benefit from their innovation and drive. 

The finalist businesses will make a pitch for the winning spot during Showdown Day on 12th June. A panel will then quiz each business on their entry before announcing the winner at the awards night on 27th June 2019.