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The Wylder app encourages people to get outdoors and discover nature

Life-changing accident inspires founder to create new wellbeing app

The latest startup to spin out of Falmouth University’s Venture Studio, Launchpad, is on a mission to get people outside and connecting with nature, following a life-changing experience for the founder. 

Wylder, the brainchild of Kate Nicholls, is a new wellbeing app designed to help people connect to nature and feel better. It offers regular challenges to encourage people to get...

Falmouth Launchpad

Falmouth startup wins national edtech competition

A startup created out of Falmouth University’s Venture Studio Launchpad has won the inaugural Times Higher Education (THE) edtech startup competition.

KEVRI, founded by Corin Mynett, Emily Devonald and Natalie Campion, is a digital platform that enables universities to easily capture and measure their knowledge exchange activity.

Emily attended the THE Digital Universities...

Tanuvi Ethunandan, founder and CEO of Data Duopoly

New app launched to help revitalise Falmouth’s historic high street

A new app has been developed to help celebrate and showcase Falmouth’s historic high street, and to encourage local Cornish residents to explore hidden areas of the seaside town.

The XplorFALMOUTH app, developed by Cornwall-based Data Duopoly, showcases local businesses, promotes events and shares special offers with its users.

Data Duopoly was recently named a Tech South...

From L to R:  Gemma Ferris, Rob Ferris, HRH The Duke of Kent

New Feritech Innovation Centre officially opens in Cornwall

The newly-constructed Feritech Innovation Centre, located near Falmouth, had its official opening on 11th April 2022. The guest of honour for the occasion was HRH The Duke of Kent.

The Duke of Kent was welcomed by Rob Ferris and Gemma Ferris, Directors and co-owners of Feritech Global Ltd. He was accompanied on the visit by the Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall, Colonel Edward Bolitho OBE...

photo credit Hamish Kale, MAYN Photography

Falmouth startup MeatFreed picked as finalist in Pitchfest competition

A startup from Falmouth University’s Launchpad that aims to build a community of young consumers who choose meat-free diets is one of ten successful finalists at the SW Innovation Expo’s Pitchfest competition.

MeatFreed is a digital platform for hyper-local audiences who are passionate about plant-based eating. Founded by Patrick Huang and Mike Morris, the start-up will present their...

Beta Earth joins Falmouth University’s Venture Studio as strategic partner

This year has brought unprecedented challenges for all of us, especially graduates who are facing the uncertainty of the job search and an ever-changing economy. At Falmouth University’s venture studio, Launchpad, entrepreneurial candidates get the opportunity to build the companies of tomorrow with leading strategic partners and mentors to help create new innovative enterprises to develop...

Falmouth University's Launchpad becomes global start-up studio

Launchpad, Falmouth University’s venture studio, has been accepted into the Global Startup Studio Network (GSSN).

GSSN is a community of start-up studios aiming to give entrepreneurs the power to create businesses that make a meaningful impact, wherever they call home.

James Murray, Head of the Launchpad Programme , said: “This association gives our venture teams...