Marine-i is an ambitious programme designed to enable innovation in the marine technology sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The sector has been identified as an area of high growth potential for the region. Marine-I focuses on four interconnected themes: marine energy, marine manufacturing, maritime operations and marine environmental technologies. The aim of the project is to stimulate and support research, development and innovation to help businesses exploit new market opportunities.
Game Changer is a £3.1 million project funded by the Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund (ESF) which will run until November 2021 designed to support 1035 young people aged 15 to 24 across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Cornwall Marine Network work with the marine sector to innovate and strategically work towards a step change within the sector by working with young people.
The CMN accredited WorkSkills project exists to help learners to improve their understanding and application of work-based skills. The project includes a dynamic five-day course to help prepare unemployed people to get back into work. Participants learn how to search and apply successfully for jobs, create an effective CV, master interview techniques and confidently make that transition into work.
From the start Cornwall Marine Network (CMN) has been a key partner in the Community Fund, Building Better Opportunities contract across the South and East and Coast to Coast regions of Cornwall. Led by Pluss, the Positive People Programme is made up of seven core partners: Cornwall Marine Network, Cornwall Neighbourhoods 4 Change, CHAOS, Active Plus, Addaction, Pentreath, and Lizard Pathways.
Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW)
Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) is a programme developed to up skill employees within small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Devon and Somerset. We provide recognised accredited qualifications and bespoke training courses to enhance your employees’ skills, increase the competitiveness of your business and boost the local economy.
Cornwall Marine Network is part of Serco’s network of expert organisations chosen to deliver the SSW programme in your area. Because SSW is co-financed by the European Social Fund (ESF) and the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), we can support your workforce at no extra cost to your business.