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Read all the latest news and updates from Exeter Science Park and our tenants, partners and shareholders. Discover what’s on at Exeter Science Park, as well as events taking place across the region.

  • Landmark agreement between Exeter Science Park and University of Exeter drives opportunities for growth

    September 7, 2020

    In a landmark agreement, Exeter Science Park Limited and the University of Exeter, a Russell Group University, have joined forces to create a joint focal point for science, technology, engineering, maths and medical (STEMM) innovation at Exeter Science Park.

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  • Multi-million-pound funding awarded for new building at Exeter Science Park

    August 4, 2020

    Exeter Science Park has been awarded £5 million from the Government’s national ‘Getting Building’ fund to develop its ‘Grow-out Building’ for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in science, technology, engineering, maths and medical (STEMM) sectors.

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  • Health and safety forum - June 2020

    June 15, 2020

    The Exeter Science Park team welcomed tenants to a virtual health and safety forum to explain the changes that are ongoing at the Park to make for a safe and pleasant working environment as businesses begin returning to work.

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  • Path to the New Normal webinars: catch-up on past sessions

    June 3, 2020

    Exeter Science Park has launched a series of webinars to inform and inspire the region’s business community as we move into the next phase of the Covid-19 pandemic. Catch up on the previous sessions via the links below.

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  • Setting out a path to the new normal with free webinars from Exeter Science Park and partners

    May 28, 2020

    Exeter Science Park has launched a series of webinars to inform and inspire the region’s business community as we move into the next phase of the Covid-19 pandemic. In partnership with Devon Community Foundation, Heart of the South West Digital Skills Partnership, and SETsquared Exeter, the sessions will run online every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

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  • East Devon District Council grants to local businesses

    April 24, 2020

    East Devon District Council (EDDC) continues to provide much needed grants to local businesses.  So far, £32.6m has been paid to 2747 eligible businesses.

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  • Nick Ames appointed as Chair of Exeter Science Park Board of Directors

    April 22, 2020

    Exeter Science Park Ltd’s Board of Directors has appointed Nick Ames of the SG Group as its new Chair, replacing Professor Sir William Wakeham who retires after more than ten years at the helm.

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  • Maintaining healthy work practices and business as usual at Exeter Science Park

    March 19, 2020

    We understand that it’s a tough time for everyone at the moment and our priority is to ensure the health and wellbeing of our colleagues, clients, partners, suppliers and the wider network. We have already put in place the infrastructure to enable us to continue operating the park and providing support and advice during this challenging time so that we are able to continue with business as usual.

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  • Work begins on new net zero carbon building at Exeter Science Park

    February 18, 2020

    Work on the new Ada Lovelace Building at Exeter Science Park has begun. The 20,000 square foot speculative office and laboratory space will aim to be net zero carbon for operational energy as a result of innovative design features, including 44kw solar roof-mounted solar-voltaic panels.

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  • Ceremony marks handover of Exeter’s new VSimulators facility

    February 4, 2020

    The handover of a new building that houses the University of Exeter’s pioneering VSimulators experimental facility has taken place at Exeter Science Park.

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  • Professional training sessions at Exeter Science Park

    November 21, 2019

    Exeter College is holding drop-in sessions at Exeter Science Park café every Thursday to talk to tenants and local businesses about their professional qualification needs.

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  • Exeter Science Park recognises inspirational scientists

    October 3, 2019

    Exeter Science Park is recognising some of history’s most inspirational scientists by naming the newest buildings on campus after them.

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  • Exeter Science Park businesses soar with support from global number one incubator

    September 4, 2019

    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.

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  • Exeter Science Park new home for growing veterinary pathology firm

    July 4, 2019

    Leading UK veterinary pathology firm, The Veterinary Pathology Group (VPG), is moving to Exeter Science Park following recent company growth.

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  • School students name Exeter Science Park building after first computer programmer

    June 27, 2019

    The official name of Exeter Science Park’s new ‘Open Innovation Building’ has been chosen by students attending the Big Bang Fair South West.

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  • A year in review: Exeter Science Park’s highlights

    May 21, 2019

    The past year was an extremely busy one for Exeter Science Park and, as we’ve come to the end of the 2018/19 financial year, I’ve taken a look back at some of the highlights. By Dr Sally Basker, CEO of Exeter Science Park.

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  • Exeter Science Park promotes STEMM at Big Bang Fair

    April 9, 2019

    Exeter Science Park is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of the 2019 Big Bang Fair South West. Taking place on Tuesday, June 25th 2019 at Westpoint Arena, the Big Bang Fair is a national programme that celebrates and promotes careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) to young people.

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  • Venturefest South West 2019

    March 26, 2019

    Venturefest South West will be held on 17th June 2019 at Sandy Park, Exeter. This one-day event will bring together technology businesses, entrepreneurs, investors and academics.

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  • Winners of the 2019 Exeter Living Awards for Property

    March 11, 2019

    We are excited to announce that Exeter Science Park has been named winner of the property category of the Exeter Living Awards 2019.

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  • Global procurement services provider chooses Exeter Science Park for growth

    March 5, 2019

    The move will allow Maistro to continue to expand its team in 2019, following this year’s appointment of Chief Commercial Officer, Neale Pritchard, and the 2018 appointment of Chief Financial Officer, Ian Cleverly. Recruitment in 2019 will continue to focus on building the company’s business development and engineering teams.

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  • New VSimulators Facility To Boost Multi-Disciplinary Research in Exeter

    March 4, 2019

    Funded by a £4.8 million grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, VSimulators is a multi-disciplinary research platform which will be housed in a new, purpose-built engineering building.

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  • Global healthcare software provider expands into new offices at Exeter Science Park

    February 18, 2019

    Since moving into the Science Park Centre in 2016, Seedata has seen significant growth and the team has now moved across the road into the new ‘Lamarr’ Grow-on Building. It is aiming to double its staff numbers again at Exeter Science Park within the next two years, whilst opening new offices in the USA and Australia.

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  • East Devon MP calls for Government to support growth of Exeter Science Park

    February 12, 2019

    During a Parliamentary Debate at Westminster Hall on Tuesday 5th February 2019, Sir Hugo asked the Minster for Housing Communities and Local Government, Jake Berry for assistance to repay the loans that were taken out to fund the first phase of development at Exeter Science Park, at a time when grants were not available.

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  • East Devon District Council agrees £1.1m Enterprise Zone investment in Exeter Science Park

    January 4, 2019

    East Devon District Council’s Cabinet last night agreed to invest £1.1m in the development of a new Open Innovation Building at Exeter Science Park, in the Exeter and East Devon Enterprise Zone.

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  • Head of Property appointed as Exeter Science Park continues to grow

    November 19, 2018

    Exeter Science Park has appointed Harvey Gardner as Head of Property to develop and maintain its estate and property. This includes expanding to develop 200,000 square feet of laboratory, office and community space at junction 29 of the M5 by 2026 to support economic growth, enhanced productivity and high-value jobs.

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  • Exeter Science Park bolsters senior team with appointment of finance manager

    August 22, 2018

    Exeter Science Park has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Mike Pearce as Finance Manager.

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  • University of Exeter business incubator partnership set to contribute £26.9billion to UK economy 2030

    August 16, 2018

    The SETsquared Partnership, the global no.1 business incubation and start-up growth acceleration network, comprising five research-intensive universities: Exeter, Bath, Southampton, Bristol and Surrey, will contribute £26.9 billion to the UK economy by 2030, independent research undertaken by Warwick Economics and Development (WECD) has found.

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  • Expanding financial management company moves to Exeter Science Park

    August 3, 2018

    Multi-award-winning Cathedral Management Limited (CFM), with a turnover of £3.3m, celebrate their 25thanniversary milestone in style with a grand opening following a move to new prestigious offices on the ground floor of Eagle House located on Exeter Science Park. 

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  • Global automotive technology firm chooses Exeter Science Park to grow

    May 16, 2018

    Global software as a service developer, Eight Technology (with its Dealerweb Showroom and React platforms) is the first company to have signed to move into the ‘grow-on’ buildings at Exeter Science Park to accommodate its expanding team.

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  • Cranbrook Education Campus students name Exeter Science Park buildings after inspirational scientists

    April 26, 2018

    Exeter Science Park has celebrated another key milestone with a topping out ceremony at its new grow-on buildings, which have been named by primary school students after three of history’s most inspirational scientists.

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  • South West businesses welcome at Exeter Science Park Café

    March 15, 2018

    Exeter Science Park met with the region’s businesses at the 2018 South West Business Expo, discussing how we support innovative STEMM (science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine) companies to achieve extraordinary growth.

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  • Exeter Science Park Entrepreneurs excite DG, BEIS

    March 8, 2018

    Entrepreneurs and business leaders from Exeter Science Park have demonstrated the region’s STEMM expertise to Gareth Davies, Director General of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

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  • Exeter Science Park unveils brand new meeting space

    March 1, 2018

    Exeter Science Park has brought a new dimension to business meetings with the installation of its newest - and smallest - meeting room. Sponsored by PKF Francis Clark, an innovative Nook Pod mobile workspace has been delivered to the Science Park Centre and is an instant hit with tenants and visitors alike.

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