Cornwall: The Home of Innovation

Value of Space In cornwall

Cornwall Space Sector Growth:

164%

Since 2010

Cornwall Data, Space & Aerospace to contribute:

£1bn

Of additional economic value by 2030, through increased productivity, jobs & turnover

WholeShip’s Lizard Range

5500km

of segregated airspace Over land & sea from surface to 55,000ft

Welcome to Cornwall. The Home of Innovation. 

Experts in Space, Aerospace and Data.

Cornwall is rapidly becoming a world leading technology destination for businesses, offering end to end space and data solutions.

We have the assets and infrastructure that allows you to build on your ideas, your R&D, and expand your business and client base.

Cornwall boasts the world’s most capable commercial satellite ground station in Goonhilly Earth Station Ltd – offering deep space communications and satellite operations.

With access to over 5,500km of segregated airspace over land & sea from surface to 55,000 feet, WholeShip’s Lizard Range is one of the largest ranges in the UK – capable of testing UAV’s Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BLVOS).

The first licenced spaceport in the UK, Spaceport Cornwall is Europe’s future air and space solution. A great location for space enabled companies, aerospace R&D and related enterprises.

The Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI) in the heart of Cornwall, is an interdisciplinary centre, leading research into the problems and solutions of environmental change.  Their world-class research and education is enhancing lives by improving their relationships with the environment.

Cornwall Space Cluster is a team of dedicated experts who shine a spotlight on Cornwall’s assets and businesses and activity in these sectors. Our role is to make introductions and foster collaborations to generate ideas that will make the future more sustainable.

A new vision for Cornwall

A new vision for Cornwall

The accelerated growth of the Data and Space sectors will play a key part in growing the Cornwall economy over the next 10 years.

Our strategy will deliver an  internationally credible space cluster with R&D programmes that will support economic growth in Space, Aerospace and Data.  The Cornwall Space Cluster is ambitious and committed to accelerating growth in these sectors, continually building on Cornwall’s strength in these industries.

Cornwall’s strategic ambition in space is:

  • A global leader in testing and developing aerospace and space flight systems within regulatory sandboxes, transitioning into operational services
  • The global partner of choice for satellite operations and communications
  • A global leader in disruptive innovation which creates a more responsible and sustainable future
  • Increase the value of the sector by £150m, providing opportunities for people, communities and businesses to grow

Cornwall works with national Government to grow the UK Space economy and in doing so we are growing Cornwall’s economy – securing jobs and investment for Cornwall.

Space Cluster Map

Space Businesses Map

Find out which businesses and organisations are in Cornwall, working in space technology, space services, satellite data, satellite applications, and future flight services.

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