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15
Apr
University Researcher

Innovation Scholars secondments

UKRI invites applications for individuals from any discipline wishing to spend up to 36 months (full or part time) on secondment in the biomedical sciences sector.

Date: Wednesday 15th of April 2020
Time: 12:00 to 12:00
Venue: Moveable

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25
May
Founder

The Lockdown Festival for Business

The latest brainchild of curator and networker extraordinaire, Andrew Ellis, the founder of Like Minds

Date: Monday 25th of May 2020
Time: 09:00 to 17:00
Venue: Online

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18
Jun
Founder, Student, University Researcher

Webinar: Covid - 19 update and the future

Date: Thursday 18th of June 2020
Time: 12:00 to 14:00
Venue: Online

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Latest News

Exeter Stronger Together
26 May - 2020

Exeter Stronger Together

Exeter Stronger Together is a taskforce supporting Greater Exeter (including East Devon and Teignbridge) during the coronavirus crisis.

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Student Startups launch COVID-19 Startup Support Fund
10 May - 2020

Student Startups launch COVID-19 Startup Support Fund

Thanks to the support of Santander UK and Research England, the Student Startup team at the University have recently launched the COVID-19 Startup Support Fund.

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Government announces new Bounce Back Loans for businesses
5 May - 2020

Government announces new Bounce Back Loans for businesses

Small businesses boosted by bounce back loans. A new 100 per cent government backed loan scheme for small business has been launched.

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ChargedUp supports the fight against COVID-19 by switching its charging stations to hand sanitiser stations
1 May - 2020

ChargedUp supports the fight against COVID-19 by switching its charging stations to hand sanitiser stations

ChargedUp, Europe’s largest phone charging network Co-Founded by SETsquared Exeter members, is switching its network of charging stations to hand sanitiser stations, in an initiative dubbed CleanedUp aimed at supporting the UK’s efforts to combat COVID-19.

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Attomarker’s rapid antibody technology provides promising results in understanding COVID-19, initial tests show
27 Apr - 2020

Attomarker’s rapid antibody technology provides promising results in understanding COVID-19, initial tests show

Testing for COVID-19 currently relies on detecting virus RNA in a swab sample from the patient’s throat or nose. Laboratory analysis tells you if you have the virus where you were swabbed – it does not tell you if you have the virus in your lungs or if you have had the virus and recovered from it. Nor does the swab test tell you if you have immunity to the virus.

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CASE STUDIES

Success Stories

Business

The journey from researcher to entrepreneur

Type of member: Researcher

Researcher and University of Exeter alumnus, Dr Pete Melville-Shreeve is the Co-Founder of OTA Water.

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Business

Sigma Technical discuss growing a business in Exeter

Type of member: Founder

Sigma Technical is a pioneering robotics firm that is developing a state-of-the-art diagnostic and physical training machine.

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Business

Waste services disruptor Binit, launches customer-centric app

Waste Services Disruptor

Type of member: Founder

In line with their promise to keep the customer at the very centre of services, Exeter born business recycling and rubbish start-up Binit have launched an app. The Binit app, one of the very first in the UK's recycling and waste sector, was launched in April 2019 and is designed to make it even easier for customers to sort their day to day recycling and rubbish needs.

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Business

£1 million funding helps Exeter firm address cow fertility crisis

Addressing the cow fertility crisis

Type of member: Acceleration

Agricultural engineering start-up, Milkalyser, has received £1 million of funding to further develop its innovative equipment that monitors the productivity of dairy cows.

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Business

Helping identify plagiarism with Seedata

Collaborating to defeat plagiarism

Type of member: Incubation

A forensic linguistics project developed with the University of Exeter and Seedata could change the way plagiarism is detected in academia. Plagiarism is a global issue for universities, and by using existing processes it can take up to a week for lecturers to detect issues with inconsistent results.

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