A focus on science, technology & innovation for the business community

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About Exist and Insight

The Exeter Initiative for Science and Technology (ExIST) is a sub-group of Exeter Chamber of Commerce and Industry. 

The Initiative was founded in June 2011 by a group of business leaders in Exeter and the surrounding region.  The group aims to support STEMM organisations and businesses around Exeter by developing and encouraging networks to share information and advice.

ExIST Insight is the newsletter for the Initiative.  Its aim is to increase recognition of the number and range of STEMM organisations in Exeter and its wider region, and to help support and promote them both locally and nationally.

Editorial & Advertising Enquiries: info@existexeter.co.uk 

ISSUE 02

ISSUE 02

WELCOME TO ISSUE 2 OF EXIST INSIGHT

When ExIST was launched back in 2011 many of us wondered whether we could meet the demands of regular quarterly presentations involving businesses and organisations based in and around Exeter. After over 25 events and over 90 presentations we continue to have no difficulty in finding speakers and topics and now it seems the same is true of Insight.

This issue covers a number of new business activities locally, the Sidmouth Science Festival details, Venturefest South West – a first for the South West region and Exeter, information on the growth of the Exeter Science Park and our first (of many we hope) film, focusing on local businesses.  I would like to thank Alex Wren from Bitpod for launching this project and for his work, with Gabriel Wondrausch of Sungift Energy, on the pilot film.

I would also like to thank Robin Jackson for his enourmous support of ExIST while at the Innovation Centre and I am delighted to announce that he will continue to be part of ExIST for the foreseeable future.

Whatever is happening in the world around us, Exeter continues to flourish and grow. In the areas of Science and Technology, Exeter is a great place to be located.  Read the articles, use the links, follow us on Twitter and make others aware of what is going on in STEMM in Exeter.

Robert McIlwraith

Chairman, ExIST

In this issue

An interview with Jennifer Bentley, Head of Production, Antech

An interview with Jennifer Bentley, Head of Production, Antech

AnTech is an engineering company who design and develop products and services for the upstream oil and gas industry.

 Headquartered in Exeter, AnTech has grown considerably over the past 24 years and now has facilities in the United States, Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi.   Jennifer Bentley is their Head of Production and has been with AnTech since 1997. Having gradu.......

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Planning approval for new bespoke buildings at Exeter Science Park

Planning approval for new bespoke buildings at Exeter Science Park

Plans for new ’grow-on’ space at Exeter Science Park have been given the go-ahead

Plans for new space at Exeter Science Park have been given the go ahead by East Devon District Council, launching 18,500 sq ft of premium office and laboratory space on to the market. Two new buildings, and a new car park for visitors, will be the latest deve.......

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SUNGIFT ENERGY AT FOREFRONT OF ENERGY STORAGE WITH TESLA

SUNGIFT ENERGY AT FOREFRONT OF ENERGY STORAGE WITH TESLA

ExIST has teamed up with Bitpod to launch a series of videos

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Venturefest South West

Venturefest South West

Call for tech entrepreneurs, innovators and investors as first Venturefest South West launches

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Developing engineers for the future

Developing engineers for the future

Professional body supports students

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Building Peptides in Exeter

Building Peptides in Exeter

Iscabiochemicals creates custom peptides

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SW WELCOMES FIRST SPECIALIST CYBER SECURITY COMPANY

SW WELCOMES FIRST SPECIALIST CYBER SECURITY COMPANY

Securious is the first specialist cyber security company in the South Wes

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Fifth Sidmouth Science Festival Opens

Fifth Sidmouth Science Festival Opens

8-16 October 2016

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INFOGRAPHIC Highlights at Exeter Science Park

INFOGRAPHIC Highlights at Exeter Science Park

Growth at Exeter Science Park

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ExIST Quarterly Event

ExIST Quarterly Event

Digital Skills for Growth

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Science & Tech events coming soon

Science & Tech events coming soon

Local science and tech events

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