science technology innovation


Discovering science and technology is an adventure. Are you a ‘venturyst?

Venturyst works with government, academia and industry to bring about innovation in science & technology.

Our expertise lies in the design and development of industry centric innovation programmes that effect economic growth.  Providing insight, thought-leadership and hands-on expertise we create innovation ecosystems that discover and advance future-making science & technology.

Whether start-up, new venture, or corporate needing to hit refresh our systems-thinking approach to innovation strategy focus’ on sustainable growth and resilience.

We are committed to making positive change happen, transforming vision to reality and achieving more together. Because a sustainable, resilient future relies upon smart thinking and good-doing.

  • concept & strategy
  • horizon scanning & trend analysis
  • innovation programmes & lab design
  • funding & investment agency

venturyst festival

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venturyst festival

‘venturyst festival embodies the excitement of science and discovery. From the latest technology to ground-breaking science and seemingly incomprehensible ideas ‘venturyst explores the art of the possible, the potential of the probable and the ‘awesome’ of making it happen.

2018 – dates to be announced
The festival programme is run over 5 days and aims to attract over 6,000 participants.

New Horizons: space, oceans & data

     Venturyst Labs: the business of innovation

     Adventures in STEAM: research, careers & education

     Making awesome happen: friends & families

From its place at the centre of UK mining history and the Camborne School of Mines to pioneering satellite communications at Goonhilly and unique Air and Maritime Enterprise Zones, the Wave Hub and recent ranking as the 2nd fastest Tech-Hub in the UK1 Cornwall has a past, present and future founded on science and technology. Cornwall is home to 270+ schools, 30+ colleges, academies and senior schools and 6 universities.

Venue & Location
The main festival will take place at Trelowarren Estate, Helston.  Trelowarren is unique. On the south bank of the Helford River that was made famous by Daphne du Maurier’s novel Frenchman’s Creek, this is the historic estate that inspired her iconic tale of handsome smugglers, secret assignations in wooded creeks and political intrigue. She called Trelowarren, ‘a jewel’ and here it still is – 1000 acres of beauty and tranquillity. ‘venturyst WILD, the fringe festival will be hosted from Penryn Campus, Cornwall with events taking place in communities and at campus’ across Cornwall.

Explore new horizons
With a focus on Science Communication ‘venturyst festival will deliver dynamic hands-on workshops and experiments, inspirational shows and engaging crowd-science. Discussions will be provocative, debates challenging and discourse insightful with performances that push the boundaries of public engagement within science and technology.

Are you a ‘venturyst?

Call for ‘venturysts

we need exciting, adventurous and curious sponsors, partners, speakers and creators for ‘venturyst Festival 2018.

If you would like to learn more please send us your details outlining your interest and we will be in touch.

Contact us

Production Partners

Mackerel Sky Events Ltd

An award-winning creative events production agency based in the South West, working with corporate, education and creative clients.

Mackerel Sky Events are always tailored to their clients to achieve something amazing. Offering a creative, yet practical approach which makes the delivery of the ambitions a reality.  Whatever the project, Managing Director, Claire Eason Bassett and team are always working to achieve ambitious aims within snug budgets and tight timeframes and making each project happen takes hard work, creativity, team work and great communication.

Producing ‘venturyst Festival 2017 Mackerel Sky Events Ltd  are turning the vision into reality, with a touch of magic.  


get in touch…

Venturyst Ltd.
t +44 (0) 7446 856402


Venturyst Festival