GAIN20: meet the South West’s hottest businesses
Plymouth University news: The first eight members of the GAIN20 have been revealed, identified by an expert panel led by Plymouth University’s GAIN team as some of the most exciting and innovative entrepreneurs in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset
Forty new jobs on the horizon for South West manufacturer
Plymouth University news: Local firm Westcountry Glass has secured a £250,000 grant from the GAIN Growth Fund, which will help create 40 new jobs.
£2.8 million of grants given to 26 South West businesses
University of Plymouth news: Grants totalling £2.8 million from the GAIN Growth Fund have been made to 26 growing South West businesses – with the awards expected to create 479 new jobs and unlock a further £13.5 million in private investment.
Entrepreneur relaunches iconic speedboat
Plymouth University news: A South West entrepreneur is relaunching the iconic British sports boat, which he recalls “dreaming of owning” when he was growing up in Devon, with support from the Marine Innovation Centre at Plymouth University
Business prize for Devon entrepreneur who creates swimwear from marine waste
Plymouth University news: Helen Newcombe, founder of start-up business Davy J, has won the latest Soup event brought to Plymouth by GAIN at the University of Plymouth