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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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Start your Business

Develop the skills and experience to bring your business idea to life.

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Develop the knowledge and expertise to help your business grow.

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WHAT'S HAPPENING

Upcoming Events

13
Nov
Student

Social Media Marketing for Startups

Date: Wednesday 13th of November 2019
Time: 16:00 to 17:30
Venue: The Deck, Innovation Centre, University of Exeter, EX4 4RN

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20
Nov
Student

Pitching for startups

Date: Wednesday 20th of November 2019
Time: 16:00 to 17:30
Venue: The Deck, Innovation Centre, University of Exeter, EX4 4RN

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27
Nov
Student

Crowdfunding and grant applications

Date: Wednesday 27th of November 2019
Time: 16:00 to 17:30
Venue: The Deck, Innovation Centre, University of Exeter, EX4 4RN

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Latest News

SETsquared ranked global #1 university business incubator for third time
7 Nov - 2019

SETsquared ranked global #1 university business incubator for third time

The SETsquared Partnership, a unique enterprise partnership between five leading, research-led UK universities, including the University of Exeter, has been ranked the global number one university business incubator for the third consecutive time by leading research and advisory firm, UBI Global.

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Creative Entrepreneurship Panel Series: Highlights
5 Nov - 2019

Creative Entrepreneurship Panel Series: Highlights

With a new focus on entrepreneurs in creative economies, Student Start Ups curated a series of panel talks, open to students and the public, taking place over the 2018/2019 academic year. High profile guest speakers and experts in their field were invited to lead in discussions on the emerging trend of creative entrepreneurship.

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PKF Francis Clark joins SETsquared Exeter Programme as accounting Advisor in Residence
11 Oct - 2019

PKF Francis Clark joins SETsquared Exeter Programme as accounting Advisor in Residence

We are pleased to announce that PKF Francis Clark has joined the SETsquared Exeter Programme as a professional services partner, providing specialist accounting and finance support for technology start-up businesses.

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New washing machine filter breaks down plastic microfibres
26 Sep - 2019

New washing machine filter breaks down plastic microfibres

Plastic microfibres that come off clothes in washing machines can be degraded and dissolved by a new filter developed at the University of Exeter.

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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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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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