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Jan
Founder, University Researcher

Analysing ambiguity: Professional Skills Workshop

Analysing ambiguity: understanding and managing complexity in the professional environment

Date: Thursday 30th of January 2020
Time: 09:00 to 16:00
Venue: Queens Building, University of Exeter

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5
Feb
Founder

How to Access the Talent of the Future?

Exploring STEMM skills and accessing the talent of the future

Date: Wednesday 5th of February 2020
Time: 08:30 to 11:00
Venue: Sandy Park, Exeter

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6
Feb
Founder, University Researcher

Medilink South West Healthcare Innovation Awards 2020

Nominate your company for this annual awards evening which will include keynote speaker Hassan Chaudhury

Date: Thursday 6th of February 2020
Time: 18:00 to 20:30
Venue: Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

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A bin, a bike and a hard hat or the latest cutting-edge tech innovations?
6 Dec - 2019

A bin, a bike and a hard hat or the latest cutting-edge tech innovations?

The answer is very much the latter. They represent an app to reduce business waste, a subscription service for kids bikes and a wearable that uses machine learning, IoT and cloud services to solve industrial health and safety problems – all of which were pitched at the latest SETsquared showcase.

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Free Green Consultant Interns for Devon SMEs
29 Jan - 2020

Free Green Consultant Interns for Devon SMEs

The University of Exeter is offering Exeter-based companies the opportunity to host students who have undertaken the award-winning Green Consultancy programme, on a fully-funded 1-3 week internship, in April and June 2020.

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Europe’s leading early-stage tech for good investor launches new programme
14 Jan - 2020

Europe’s leading early-stage tech for good investor launches new programme

Bethnal Green Ventures, Europe’s leading early-stage tech for good investor are currently searching for ambitious tech for good entrepreneurs, looking for funding and support for their business. The Spring 2020 programme is open for applications with an upcoming deadline of 19th January 2020.

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SETsquared reveals investor platform
11 Dec - 2019

SETsquared reveals investor platform

SETsquared has an established track record of curating high-quality investment dealflow. They have recently launched a platform to match investors with high-tech, high-growth investment opportunities from across the SETsquared portfolio.

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Exeter alumni offers students international business acceleration opportunity
11 Dec - 2019

Exeter alumni offers students international business acceleration opportunity

Matt Morley, co-founder of online business tool Savvy, is offering a small group of students 1-1 mentoring support and the chance to pitch for up to £5,000 of grant funding via the S4 programme.

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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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