Cornwall Innovation, operator of three Innovation Centres in Cornwall and in association with Hertzian Ltd and Business Cornwall are inviting Cornwall based SMEs to enter their business competition.

The prize is the use of a fully furnished 2 person office in Tremough Innovation Centre, Penryn including free Business support and Mentoring. Terms & Conditions apply.

Entries open on the 1st May 2024 and the closing date is the 30th June 2024.

  • Free online application
  • Aimed at early stage, ambitious Cornish businesses looking to grow
  • Free office space and business support for 12 months
  • Based at Tremough Innovation Centre, Penryn Campus
  • Ideal for a business working in the technology sector

Winner is announced on the 15th July 2024!

Who can enter?

Is your business currently based from home or in shared office space and ready for growth with the help of a professional working environment and business coaching?


  • A Cornish SME with a Turnover exceeding £12,000 (2022/23)
  • Registered before January 2022
  • Tech related business, based in Cornwall, with potential for high growth
  • Have an ambition to grow your business

Working in a thriving environment where collaboration, inspiration and growth is commonplace, the competition winner will make new connections and progress quicker than if continuing alone in their home office. Having a vision and clear business plan for projected growth, a desire to take on employees when the time is right, and a focus on impacting Cornwall's SME market will be essential.

What is the prize?

The total prize package amounts to over £11,000 and comprises:

  • A two person office located at Tremough Innovation Centre
  • Fully furnished inc desks, chairs
  • Free parking for 2 cars
  • Free Broadband - IC connect
  • Free meeting room monthly allowance
  • Free business support with our inhouse expert
  • Free business mentoring from AI specialist Hertzian Ltd
  • Free publicity from Business Cornwall

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