News archive 2019
Experts from the University of Exeter are working with leading organisations from the fields of culture, entertainment and education as part of a pioneering collaboration which aims to reimagine the museum visitor experience using storytelling and cutting-edge virtual technology.
Sean Fielding appointed as Chair of influential university-business collaboration organisation, PraxisAuril
Congratulations to Sean Fielding, Director of Innovation, Impact and Business at the University of Exeter who has been appointed as the new Chair of PraxisAuril until 2021.
Nuclear safety and counter-terrorism policing could be boosted by new virtual reality (VR) training being developed at the University of Exeter.
Multi-million pound funding boost to develop virtual testing for next generation of lightweight aircraft structures
A groundbreaking new research project, designed to develop the next generation of lightweight aircraft structures, has received a multi-million pound funding boost.
Researchers at the University of Exeter have developed an innovative technique that could help create the next generation of everyday flexible electronics.
Exeter City Futures have expanded their community interest company board with the addition of key organisations across the City.
A leading Clinical Neuropsychologist from the University of Exeter has received a prestigious award for his work.
Experts from the UK Space Industry share the fascinating range of space-related opportunities and activities taking place in the South West during a regional Space Innovation event.
Exeter and the Plymouth Marine Laboratory strengthen commitment to world-leading marine science research
Two of the South West’s leading environmental research organisations have strengthened their commitment to collaborating to address some of the key questions facing the sustainable future of the ocean.
Ground breaking data which could help companies develop new ways of supporting people to live healthier and happier lives was officially launched at Heartlands today by Cornish based-research project Smartline.
In a unique introduction for this academic year, the University of Exeter Business School will officially launch their MSc in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management on 5 February 2019 from 6.30pm at The Innovation Centre.
RegenFARM, Rothamsted Research and the University of Exeter are working together on a project that applies a regenerative agriculture approach to farming, enabling farmers to optimise their practice, both environmentally and economically. This proven approach will ultimately change the way that food is produced globally.
Funding boost supports next generation of highly skilled scientists and engineers for offshore renewable energy industry
The University of Exeter’s role in developing the next generation of offshore renewable energy has received a significant boost, it has been announced.
Entrepreneurs and start-ups invited to make their dreams a reality at Pitch@Palace 11.0 On Tour Devon
Entrepreneurs and business start-ups are being invited to apply for Pitch@Palace 11.0 On Tour Devon – in Exeter on Monday February 18, 2019 - to help make their business dreams become a reality.
University of Exeter researchers have been given a £1.1m grant to help improve people’s lives by working in partnership to solve pressing social and economic challenges.
One of the world’s foremost experts in microplastics research has backed calls for a bold new national policy framework to help reduce the amount of ocean plastic pollution.
The University of Exeter’s innovative apprenticeships scheme has been recognised, by securing a number of honours at a regional awards ceremony.
His Royal Highness The Duke of York has met some of the rising stars of the UK’s next generation of young entrepreneurs, during a special visit to the University of Exeter
The Duke met with key representatives from the University’s Student Startup team, when he visited The Deck at the Streatham Campus on Monday, February 18.
Pioneers on reducing plastic waste, backed by £1 million of government funding, are seeking to revolutionise the way the south west produce, recycle and utilise plastics.
Luminous, a research and development company, which provides product design, testing and manufacturing services for event productions of all sizes has been shortlisted for an Exeter Living Award in three separate categories including: Creative, New Business and Technology and innovation.
Climate change is putting our water supplies under increasing pressure. Extreme weather events are becoming ever more common, and water conservation measures such as hose pipe bans are not nearly responsive enough to combat this short-term variation.
The University of Exeter has a new Entrepreneur in Residence, appointed as part of a Royal Society scheme, to support UK universities in translating world-leading research and entrepreneurial vision into new businesses and commercial products.
A turf-cutting ceremony has taken place at Exeter Science Park to mark the start of construction on the University of Exeter’s pioneering VSimulators experimental facility.
The University of Exeter has received a major funding boost to lead pioneering new research into using Artificial Intelligence to increase society’s resilience to changes in our environment.
University of Exeter alumni and founders of ChargedUp, Hugo Tilmouth and Hakeem Buge have made it onto the prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 list of social entrepreneurs, which was published in February.
The University of Exeter has partnered with a Westcountry-based medical equipment specialist to test a world first approach to recycling anaesthetics which are routinely used in operations.
Muddy Duck Productions, a graduate business made up of four Zoology graduates from the University of Exeter’s Cornwall Campus have developed international opportunities with their work, which aims to help promote science and conservation through media.
A research collaboration uncovering the secrets of some of the UK’s most significant historical documents and artefacts has received a significant boost.
UK Research and Innovation has awarded 24 shortlisted projects £50,000 in seedcorn money from the Strength in Places Fund to boost regional economic growth.
Earlier this month, SETsquared Exeter welcomed the Digital Catapult to Exeter Science Park Centre for an intensive one-day workshop for cyber startups. The region is developing a reputation for cyber security with a growing number of cyber security business and networks, including the South West Cyber Security Cluster.
Luminous, a research and development company, who design and manufacture innovative hardware for global sporting events, West End and Broadway shows were announced winners in two categories at the recent Exeter Living Awards.
Three teams of students from diverse backgrounds and departments came together this weekend to design tech solutions for better healthcare.
University of Exeter celebrates multi-million pound collaborative bid success for new Institute of Technology for the South West
Students at the Camborne School of Mines will be able to gain fascinating new insights into 3D geological modelling of the subsurface, though pioneering new software.
An innovative seaweed farm is set to spring up this summer in Cornwall, thanks to a new collaboration featuring researchers from Exeter.
A Devon scientist will face royalty and the stars of TV show Dragons’ Den in a competition for entrepreneurs.
Industrial digitisalisation was on the agenda at Exeter’s recent Developing Digital Twinning collaborations in an Engineering context event.
Exeter graduate entrepreneur raises over £1 million for circular economy start-up backed by the founder of Fitness First
the Bike Club, a subscription lending business, has raised over £1m in a seed round led by the founder of Fitness First. Co-Founded by Exeter graduate James Symes, the financial technology company provides pay-monthly kids bikes which you exchange as your children grow.
Greater transparency is needed to understand the influence of lobbyists when delivering crucial renewable energy schemes in the UK.
The University of Exeter is to be a major sponsor of one of Cornwall’s leading awards for digital innovation.
This month we welcome a new member to the SETsquared Exeter team, Incubation and Acceleration Manager, Ben Voysey.
We caught up with Ben to discover more about his new role, what SETsquared Exeter is all about and his passion for startups and cycling.
Leading academic researchers from the University of Exeter’s Biophysics/Biophotonics team recently visited Gooch & Housego (G&H), the global leader in photonics technology, to meet their Senior Engineering Team.
Exeter technology startups are invited to join an award winning Entrepreneurs’ Programme at Exeter Science Park next month, delivered on behalf of SETsquared, the global number one university business incubator.
Three SETsquared Exeter entrepreneurs have secured a place in the final round of the prestigious Pitch@Palace competition.
Founded by the Duke of York in 2014, Pitch@Palace helps entrepreneurs and early-stage businesses connect with potential supporters, including CEOs, influencers, investors, mentors and business partners.
As the UK's National Measurement Institute, the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) develops and maintains the national primary measurement standards. They deliver a vast range of measurement and verification services, carry out specialist R&D and provide solutions to support and enable innovation for small businesses.
Data presented at the European College of Sport Science (ECSS) conference demonstrates mycoprotein is a more effective source of protein to support post exercise muscle building compared to some animal proteins.
£10 million funding for pioneering new Centre for Resilience in Environment, Water and Waste announced
A £10.5 million investment will fund a pioneering new collaborative research centre, designed to solve some of the most pressing global environmental challenges of our time.
Climate protests by young people hit the headlines this year – but could the theories of a 100-year-old man hold the key to protecting our planet?
The Supergen Offshore Renewable Energy Hub has awarded almost £1million to UK universities to support ambitious research projects investigating all aspects of offshore renewable energy (ORE).
At a University of Exeter event in Penryn, Cornwall today an audience that included government policy makers, local businesses, community organisations and campaigners discussed how the south-west can lead the way on transforming our approach to plastics.
Humans are controlling Earth’s life support systems like “rowdy schoolchildren” let loose on the bridge of the Starship Enterprise, according to a leading scientist.
Some tipping points that will cause vast quantities of polar ice to reach the ocean have already been passed, a top climate scientist says.
Work placements undertaken whilst at university can improve job prospects – but quality of supervision matters
Thousands of university students are spending the summer doing work placements and internships and this is likely to see them return with more professionalism and improved self-belief, according to an expert from the University of Exeter Business School.
DHGE and University of Exeter to deliver online programmes in nutrition, recovery and rehabilitation
Dignity Health Global Education (DHGE) has joined forces with the University of Exeter to transform workforce development and empower staff to educate patients on nutrition, rehabilitation and recovery.
Award-winning business support provider, SETsquared Exeter has helped to raise significant investment for its growing client base in Exeter as part of the World-leading SETsquared Partnership.
University of Exeter and BMT are celebrating the signing of a new collaboration agreement.
The University of Exeter has retained its place in the top 150 universities worldwide in the latest influential league table.
The University of Exeter has received an £800,000 funding boost to create a vibrant and innovative ‘Enterprise Zone’, it has been announced.
Exeter has retained its position amongst the best universities in the UK, according to the latest influential rankings.
Plastic microfibres that come off clothes in washing machines can be degraded and dissolved by a new filter developed at the University of Exeter.
Whether you have just started your degree at Exeter or are in your final year, most of you will have thought about what opportunities await you post-graduation. The question is, what skills are employers looking for in graduates? And how can you develop these skills to give yourself a competitive edge?
Cornwall could be at the cutting edge of a transition towards a “circular economy”.
Exeter graduate, Duncan Lyster has reached the Champion of Champions Grand Final of the prestigious Engineers in Business Competition (EIBC) to be held at the Royal Academy of Engineering, London on 28 October 2019.
A multimillion pound partnership that will revolutionise digital technology education across the South West has been given the green light.
Renewable Energy experts from the University of Exeter will play a pivotal role in a new “game-changing” tidal energy project, it has been confirmed.
Dragons’ Den star and businesswoman Deborah Meaden has helped to launch the University of Exeter’s new Centre for Entrepreneurship.
The SETsquared Partnership has been ranked the global number one university business incubator for the third consecutive time by UBI Global.
Attomarker, a pioneering spin-out company based at the University of Exeter, has secured a prestigious national award, it has been announced.
Attomarker, a pioneering spin-out company based at the University of Exeter, is featured in an exhibition at the Science Museum in London.
General waste and recycling from the University of Exeter will now be handled by Exeter City Council and Binit.
The Cornwall Council multi-million pound investment in Spaceport Cornwall is set to revolutionise businesses, jobs and skills in the region.
Matt Morley is offering a small group of students 1-1 mentoring support and the chance to pitch for up to £5,000 of grant funding and a visit to the his company's headquarters in Silicon Valley, US through the S4 programme.