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

“We’re thrilled to join a highly curated global network of venture studios,” said James Murray, head of the Launchpad Programme.

“This association gives our venture teams unparalleled access to networks, finance and other support globally, accelerating and reinforcing their development.

“We’re also really proud to be the only member of GSSN embedded within a university, with a high calibre postgraduate degree programme. The network and reach of Falmouth Launchpad is now greater than ever before, and we’re really excited to work with other members of GSSN in creating high growth, high impact sustainable ventures.”

Regan Smith, community success manager at GSSN, added: “We are so excited to welcome Falmouth University’s start-up studio, Launchpad, into GSSN. We see Launchpad as a unique leader in the studio space with their academic partnership. We believe they will bring a different perspective to our members and will set an example of how successful a university studio can operate and thrive.”