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Pool Innovation Centre

Pool Innovation Centre


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The Pool Innovation Centre is a state-of-the-art three storey building with a net lettable floor space of approximately 2245m². Accommodating up to 70 businesses the Centre provides dynamic office space, access to individually tailored business support services, cutting-edge meeting & conference facilities, informal networking areas, fabulous connectivity and technology and a vibrant and collaborative business community to help grow your business.

The Pool Innovation Centre has been designed and built to the BREEAM Excellence standard, one of the highest levels of environmental accreditation available for new buildings. This ensures that the Centre's environmental impact was low during construction and will also be throughout its lifespan, making it a great business address.


The Centre provides accessible parking places close to the main entrance. Hearing induction loops have been designed into the building and we have lift access to all floors within the Centre.

The management of the Pool Innovation Centre is being delivered by Plymouth University on behalf of Cornwall Council. The Centre's building has been supported by European Regional Development Fund, ERDF Convergence investment, South West Regional Development Agency and Cornwall Development Company.

Facilities and Services:

Flexible office space

Access to 2245m² of dynamic office space ranging from 24 to 72m² and a 16 desk Formation Zone support businesses at all stages of their journey from incubation through to mature enterprises looking to innovate and grow.

Commercially experienced professional staff

The dedicated and experienced on-site business support management team ensures that tenants get the support and assistance you require.

Tailored business support

Direct access to individually tailored business support services such as mentor and investment advice clinics, business support organisations and peer-to-peer support will ensure business growth.

Access to meeting & conference facilities

Cutting-edge meeting and conference facilities and informal networking areas provide opportunities for businesses to meet potential clients, network with existing tenants and connect within a vibrant and collaborative business community.

Exemplar connectivity

Access to a full fibre ICT infrastructure provides business with super-fast connectivity and state-of-the-art telephony solutions.

Managed facilities

Reception services, postal service, managed IP telephony, WiFi, and onsite parking, secure 24hr access, 365 days per year, in a safe secure environment.