Falmouth-based 3D visualisation firm, Amutri, has hailed the impact of the region's only tech accelerator, as it plans to support 150 small companies to achieve their growth aims.

Tech South West's Growth Programme, rebranded as Growth Forge 2024 for its third year, will support a range of growing tech businesses.

Amutri's CEO, Michael Calver, stated: "Tech South West's Growth Programme has been fantastic for us.

"We have an amazing network of people, investors, institutions, and companies in the South West and this programme does a great job of bringing it together and making it accessible."

Ben Cooper, Funding and Support Lead at Tech South West, said: "Growth Forge 2024 will play a key role in supporting outstanding tech companies in the South West to address pain points and achieve their next stage of growth.

"At Tech South West we are looking forward to supporting and working closely with ambitious companies from across the region that support that vision."

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Pippa Clarke, Head of Technology Innovation & Growth at Bishop Fleming, expressed her delight at the firm's partnership with the Growth Forge 2024 programme, acknowledging the exciting range of tech businesses in the South West.

Since its inception three years ago. the programme has supported the likes of Milbotix, Coreblue, ARC Marine, Intelligent AI, Filmily, Small Robot Company, savvy navvy, digiLab, Kelpi and others

In addition to supporting the region's tech sector, the Growth Forge programme includes events, tailored business assistance and consultations with specialist partners.

The initiative is in line with projections forecasting the region's tech sector to reach nearly £20 billion and provide 125,000 jobs by 2026.