• Business

    Optimising interaction between companies

    • Sharing best practice
    • Enabling procurement and supply chain opportunities
    • Expanding local networking and collaboration
    • Increasing awareness of activites
  • Awareness

    Raising the profile of Exeter as a centre for Science and Technology

    • Supporting recruitment, apprenticeships and training opportunities
    • Increasing employment opportunities for University graduates
    • Encouraging inward investment, industry clusters, and start-ups
    • Informing the Government of public and private sector initiatives
  • Knowledge

    Building relationships between education and business

    • Enabling knowledge transfer between education and research centres and local businesses
    • Building closer links with local education providers to develop skills and encourage ambition
    • Raising awareness of the science and technology base and its excellence
    • Linking with training providers to highlight the training on offer in Exeter, see www.existexeter.co.uk/training
  • Investment

    Participating in Government initiatives and investment

    • Increasing trade and investment
    • Signposting and facilitating access to services
    • Facilitating and promoting an Exeter Science and Technology business community
    • Providing a focal point for public sector support
    • Aiding infrastructure, investment and support

ExIST Insight

Issue 8 A focus on science, technology & innovation for the business community

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Welcome

The ExIST group was founded by Exeter Chamber of Commerce and Industry in association with Exeter's leading research and development organisations. The group has come together to showcase science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine in Exeter.

Latest news

  1. SAVE THE DATE: ExIST Quarterly Event - 31st January 2019

    SAVE THE DATE: ExIST Quarterly Event - 31st January 2019

        The next ExIST event will take place on Thursday 31st January 2019 at Sandy Park from 8.

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  2. ExIST explores the impact of living with plastics

    ExIST explores the impact of living with plastics

    This month, Exeter Chamber subgroup, Exeter Initiative for Science and Technology (ExIST) held its latest event which focused on the extremely relevant topic of plastics and what impact plastic is having on the planet combined with the science, research and development of alternative materials and technology.

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  3. Multi-million-pound project will put Devon at the forefront of solving global environmental and big data challenges

    Multi-million-pound project will put Devon at the forefront of solving global environmental and big data challenges

    A £6.

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