A Convergence Programme evaluation has been completed to show the impact of the ERDF Convergence investments on Cornwall and Isles of Scilly.

The LMC were consulted on the scope of the evaluation with the work being overseen by a Steering Group and carried out by an independent consultant team.

The ERDF Convergence evaluation is made up of 6 thematic reports.

And an overview report:

A summary presentation provided at a recent dissemination event can be found here.


The ERDF Convergence Legacy book can be found here.

View the ERDF Convergence Legacy film here: 


European Social Fund Evaluation

Click here for a copy of The European Social Fund Evaluation

The ESF Technical Assistance team commissioned a range of research papers to identify future skills need and growth in a number of key sectors. To ensure this work reaches as wide an audience a possible, 2 page skills summaries were developed and can be found below:

Creative and Digital
Low Carbon
Renewable Construction
Smart Energy
Space Sector
Agri food and drink
Care Sector
Smart Specialisation framework and evidence base

ESB Evidence Base

Full reports are available on request, please email convergence@cornwall.gov.uk or call 01872224770 


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