The Plymouth City Council Inward Investment team can help signpost businesses to networks, partners and suppliers across different sectors.

“There is a real spirit that the digital sector is on the up in the city, with a vibrant scene to connect with”
Miles Noble – Director, Altitude

For help finding property, grants & support, business networks, access to skills and regional economic information contact Invest Plymouth

Business Networks

Federation of Small Business offers a wide range of vital business services including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice in government.

Devon Chamber of Commerce connects businesses to enable growth and success in the region by working in partnership with local authorities, strategic organisations and British Chambers of Commerce.

Plymouth Manufacturers Group is primarily a network of manufacturing companies for information sharing; peer to peer networking; factory site visits and surveys and benchmarking.

Plymouth Social Enterprise Network is a focal point for the social enterprise sector within Plymouth and works to represent their interests and provide opportunities to influence the development of their sector

Heart of the South West Growth Hub is a point of contact for any business, operating in any sector who wishes to discover what business support opportunities and services are available to them.

Devon and Cornwall Business Council is a private sector led, sub regional economic partnership designed to enhance the competitiveness of the region and facilitate economic development.

Growth Acceleration Investment Network (GAIN) helps South West businesses to grow by providing access to support, information and finance.

Digital Plymouth runs quarterly meetups to bring together the diverse and talented community of digital businesses and organisations to network and share knowledge.

Women In STEM Plymouth promotes the excellent achievements of women in STEM across the city.

i-DAT is an Open Research Lab for playful experimentation with creative technology.

Tech South West celebrates and showcases the South West’s fastest-growing sector.

Digital Exeter was set up to build a strong digital community in Exeter and continues developing to appeal to a wider audience and involve as many of the community as possible.