Facilities and equipment

Our research facilities and equipment span a range of sectors and disciplines. Contact one of our research facilities to find out how we can help you grow and develop your business.

We also have a number of projects which can offer some funded services to businesses plus business incubation centres and high-class venues for conferences and events that can help you achieve your business goals.

Research facilities for bioscience

DNA sequencing service

The sequencing service provides high-quality, bespoke experimental design, sequencing and analysis for commercial clients. It is internationally recognised for the quality of its staff, equipment and customer service.

The service specialises in bespoke projects which require specialised library preparation techniques. They can also provide consultation and advice to help you make the most of your data

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Liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (LC-MS)

The LC-MS facility is available for collaborations in metabolomics and proteomics analysis. Their state of the art equipment and highly skilled team can provide a thorough analysis of your samples.

The facility can work with you to carry out routine tasks, or on projects tailored to your needs.

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Research facilities for imaging

Imaging Suite

The Imaging Suite provides analytical services to business for experimental, micro and nano imaging purposes.

The Suite supports routine work or specialised projects developed to ensure the maximum return on your investment.

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Research facilities for manufacturing engineering

Centre for Additive Layer Manufacturing (CALM)

CALM is an innovative manufacturing centre founded for the benefit of business.

CALM has specialist knowledge of additive layer manufacturing (ALM) and a wide range of general technology and engineering knowledge. CALM works with their business clients to determine if ALM can add value to their business.

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Centre for ALterantive MAterials and REmanufacturing technologies (CALMARE)

CALMARE is a £1.8million centre set up to support South West businesses involved in composites and plastics.

It provides companies with access to the expertise, advice and technology to help them improve their products and processes.

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Exeter Advanced Technologies (X-AT)

X-AT is a commercially oriented research centre focused on advanced manufacturing and materials development.

The Centre's staff deliver the latest manufacturing and materials solutions in partnership with individuals and organisations.

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Research facilities for materials science

Geochemical and mineralogical analytical laboratory

The geochemical and mineralogical analytical laboratory has a range of facilities designed for the analysis of inorganic compounds, offering a range of spot and bulk methods.

The lab offers a high quality research and development service, combining highly qualified technical staff with academic expertise.

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Minerals engineering

The minerals engineering laboratory has a range of equipment that can be used for the sizing, separation and sorting of materials.

It can provide access to this equipment and expert technical staff.

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Research facilities for renewable energy technology

Offshore testing

The offshore renewable energy research group are carrying out world leading research in the field of marine renewable technologies and have built up a range of capabilities and facilities that can benefit your business.

The group can help you understand and assess the ocean environment, to support marine operations and mooring applications, and support reliability assessments for offshore renewable energy applications.

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Research facilities for sustainable business

Centre for Energy and Environment (CEE)

The CEE work with public and private sector organisations.

Their unique experience and expertise can help you to reduce emissions and energy expenditure, as well as improve environmental performance.

CEE's approach can help you meet the economic and environmental challenges that lie ahead.

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