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Accelerate your company's growth with Launchpad Futures

Tap into the University's expertise and equipment to grow your business. We partner with businesses, offering our expert knowledge, skills and facilities, to accelerate their growth. 

By taking advantage of our knowledge and physical places/equipment to trial new technologies, develop ideas, you may ultimately be able to create new products and processes to benefit your business.  

We want to build Cornwall’s economy by working with businesses to boost their productivity and revenue regionally and beyond. Find out what we offer and eligibility criteria on these pages and contact our Launchpad Futures team with any questions. 

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Our services

We can help your business deliver growth plans by utilising the University’s research, academic and technical expertise, business coaches, equipment and facilities.

Launchpad Futures offers a year-round programme of events, workshops and co-creation labs that will inspire fresh thinking, generate new ideas and create new connections.   

Launchpad Futures has its foundations in a dynamic community of entrepreneurs. Through this network, we offer not only new connections and collaborations, but a range of opportunities for peer-to-peer learning.

Tap into the creative, entrepreneurial, technical and research expertise here at the University.   

Our industry-connected academic teams and research specialists can work with you to explore the potential of your business and support the development of new products, processes or services. 

The University is an exciting source of new creative and technology talent. Through Launchpad Futures, we provide graduate placements and Knowledge Exchange Internships, providing your business with an injection of expertise and cutting-edge knowledge. 

We can facilitate access to potential investors and funders and open up access for Launchpad Futures participants to valuable regional, national and sector networks. 

Access our extensive range of exceptional technical resources and facilities in which you can develop, test and display your new product innovations.  

From our digital fabrication workshops to our cutting-edge immersive technologies, Falmouth University can provide a wealth of outstanding spaces and equipment for design and prototyping. 

Eligibility & applying

Our team of business experts are looking to work with existing businesses that have a proven market fit and sales traction with plans to significantly grow their business in the next 18 months with trading activity in Cornwall & Isles of Scilly. 

Contact us using the details below and our team will be in touch to discuss how the programme may support your business:

E: launchpadfutures@falmouth.ac.uk

About us

The aim of Launchpad Futures, and the previous programme Launchpad, is to drive growth in our regional economy and beyond by sharing our expertise and facilities with businesses. You can read about our heritage, companies and their economic impact, and our vision on our About page.

Read about Launchpad Futures
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Portfolio businesses

Our Launchpad programme has developed an impressive portfolio of companies. Moving forward with the Launchpad Futures programme we aim to help existing companies reach new heights.

Explore our portfolio
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Upcoming business events

We run networking and expert business events for local businesses. Find out the latest events on our events page.

Go to events
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