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SETsquared Exeter creates an inspiring innovation culture among high-tech businesses. We are a community of entrepreneurs who enable regional creators, innovators and disruptors to grow and develop business ideas.

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WHAT'S HAPPENING

Upcoming Events

3
Oct
Founder

How to access capital to grow your STEMM business?

ExIST (Exeter Initiative for Science & Technology) quarterly breakfast event

Date: Thursday 3rd of October 2019
Time: 08:30 to 11:00
Venue: The Environmental Futures & Big Data Impact Lab

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9
Oct
Founder

Cyber security boot camp for business owners

with Securious and Santander

Date: Wednesday 9th of October 2019
Time: 08:30 to 12:15
Venue: The Environmental Futures & Big Data Impact Lab

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10
Oct
Founder

Exeter Chamber Business Breakfast Briefing

With David Ralph

Date: Thursday 10th of October 2019
Time: 08:30 to 10:30
Venue: Exeter Library

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Latest News

Exeter receives substantial funding boost for business growth
20 Sep - 2019

Exeter receives substantial funding boost for business growth

The University of Exeter has received an £800,000 funding boost to create a vibrant and innovative ‘Enterprise Zone’, it has been announced.

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SETsquared Exeter supports cutting edge technology event
9 Jul - 2019

SETsquared Exeter supports cutting edge technology event

On Monday 17 June, Sandy Park showcased the most cutting edge innovation, technology and entrepreneurship coming out of Devon, Cornwall and Somerset. Venturefest SW saw more than 650 participants unite at the largest event of its kind.

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New initiative seeks researchers and businesses to enable healthy ageing
9 Jul - 2019

New initiative seeks researchers and businesses to enable healthy ageing

Businesses and researchers are needed for a new funding programme targeting healthy ageing. The SETsquared Healthy Ageing Programme will invest £200k+ into research and development project proposals for upcoming Innovate UK Healthy Ageing funding calls.

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Exeter finalists compete in national entrepreneurship competition
9 Jul - 2019

Exeter finalists compete in national entrepreneurship competition

On Monday 24 June, two Exeter-based student and graduate start-ups competed in the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship awards semi-finals at the University of Greenwich in London.

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Entrepreneurship Programme takes off at Exeter Science Park
9 Jul - 2019

Entrepreneurship Programme takes off at Exeter Science Park

SETsquared Exeter recently hosted their Entrepreneurship Programme to six budding start-ups in collaboration with the UK Space Agency.

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CASE STUDIES

Success Stories

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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Business

Reducing energy costs with Minibems

Energy saving incubation success

Type of member: Incubation

Minibems are an incubation success story at the University of Exeter, having recruited talented students, met new prospects, developed test facilities with researchers and successfully raised funding. The Exeter-based SME provides an efficient, intelligent heating system to complex buildings which dramatically reduces energy costs, improves resident services and shortens repair times

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