Are you a micro, small or medium-sized business in Cornwall or Isles of Scilly?
You can access our £5k Innovation Vouchers!

World-leading research, development and innovation support for SMEs exploring digital technologies connected to the underground environment

Launched in early 2021, Deep Digital Cornwall is a £4.2m project that supports SMEs based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

SMEs access research skills, expertise, £750k grant fund, new datasets and state-of-the-art immersive technology facilities for 3D and 4D data visualisation.

Deep Digital Cornwall conducts new research to create datasets for exploration at the Deep Digital Cornwall Data Hub.


Examples of digital business development
areas connected to the underground


Remote sensing



Low-carbon economies


Machine Learning
Visualisation Centre
Hardware prototyping
Software development

Natural Resources

Hazard mitigation
Processing technologies

Premier Water Solutions 10 Ltd

Premier Water Solutions 10 Ltd is a company focussed on providing an effective mapping system to be able to establish the fluctuations of the groundwater table and why they occur. PWS has been working in collaboration with University of Exeter staff on Deep Digital...

Motion Signal Technologies

Motion Signal Technologies (MST) specialises in seismic analysis services and software and collaborated with University of Exeter staff on Deep Digital Cornwall (DDC).

UK Radon Ltd

From its base in Cornwall, UK Radon Ltd provides radon advice, consultation and remediation for properties across England and Wales. Radon is a naturally occurring, colourless, odourless, radioactive gas that is formed from the radioactive decay of uranium and...

Cornwall Resources Ltd

Cornwall Resources Ltd. are very interested in promoting cross-discipline and industry-academia collaboration. The business has a good working relationship with Camborne School of Mines, having hosted several student projects, and were approached to join the Deep...

Moon Geology

Key trace element mapping for mineral prospectivity This exciting project has generated a long-term research collaboration between a local business, Moon Geology, and Deep Digital Cornwall (DDC) staff at the Camborne School of Mines (Robin Shail, Nick Harper, Luke...

GeoScience Ltd

Digital Cornwall Heat Flow Map GeoScience’s geothermal group has successfully applied for funding through DDC to create a new digital heat flow map for Cornwall to help promote the utilisation of geothermal resources. The high heat flow granite batholith that...

3D Mine Surveying International

Dataset integration for joint laser scan and sonar surveying This successful project has assisted a local business, 3D Mine Surveying International (3DMSI) to develop a new data service product ‘Hydrographic Information Modelling’. Through a Deep Digital Cornwall...

Cornish Lithium

Cornish Lithium have had a long-standing relationship with Camborne School of Mines and were approached to join the consortium at its inception by Prof. Frances Wall. Cornish Lithium have hired a full-time DDC-funded Data Scientist, Fred Jackson, to work on dataset...

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