November 2013 ERDF Convergence Communications Update
Here is a round up of the latest ERDF Convergence related communications.
Monday 4 November 2013
Heartlands held an unique event this week (Wednesday October 30th) which saw both private and public sectors come together to look back over the achievements of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Convergence Programme.
Thursday 31 October 2013
Two historic buildings at the heart of Cornwall’s industrial mining heritage will be given a new lease of life following a Council bid for more than £1.1m in European Funding.
Monday 28 October 2013
The hugely successful Treleigh Industrial Estate in Redruth welcomes the latest development this week with the commencement of four high quality, environmentally friendly and sustainable Industrial Units on the remaining Plot 1 of the Estate.
Thursday 17 October 2013
Cornwall’s first Innovation Centre is celebrating its third anniversary as recent figures show it has supported the creation of 100 new jobs as well as injecting hundreds of thousands of pounds into the local economy and neighbouring businesses.
23 September 2013. The Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) has today announced the appointment of John Ruddleston as a Manufacturing Skills Workshop Trainer and Advisor to bolster the strong team already delivering MAS events across the South West.
Monday 28 October 2013
As part of Export Week in November UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) and Export Cornwall are holding an event for businesses called Export Evolution.
10 October 2013. The breakfast event, which is being organised in partnership with accountancy firm Bishop Fleming, will offer practical advice for those wanting to learn more about the opportunities presented by overseas markets and the tax implications of operating internationally.
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Investment to date
There have been 140 ERDF Convergence investments to date, with a total of c €299.4m spent. The latest Progress Report can be found here.
In other business…
We held our annual event at the end of October. A celebration of all things ERDF Convergence. If you missed it, everything you need to know is here on our event page.
Joint Local Managment Committee
Cornwall MPs and MEPs
Department for Communities and Local Government, Department for Work and Pensions,and EC
Cornwall Business Partnership
South West UK Brussels Office
Cornwall Brussels Office
Local Enterprise Partnership
Cornwall Council and the Council of the Isles of Scilly
Tuesday 12 November 2013