Dr Sally Basker, Kym Dyer and Sean Fielding receive the Exeter Living Award for Property.

Exeter Science Park and local businesses honoured at prestigious event

The Exeter Science Park alongside SETsquared Exeter company, Custodian Solutions were honoured at the prestigious Exeter Living awards recently held at the University of Exeter’s, Great Hall on 6 April.

The Exeter Science Park received the property award. The judges were very complimentary stating: “Exeter Science Park has had such a special year with impressive ambition. It’s a beacon for imaginative fast-growth tech creativity.”

Recently appointed CEO of the Science Park, Dr Sally Basker said: “It’s a real honour to receive this award which recognises Exeter Science Park as a leading hub for Science and technology businesses.”

Custodian Solutions took the award for Technology and Innovation, a new award category as a response to great local strength in the city.  Three Science Park Centre companies featured as runners up including SeeDATA, Rezcomm and Dashboard.

Custodian has developed a cloud based anti -counterfeiting platform. It helps large enterprises to secure, track, trace, authenticate and analyse evidence and data as part of their brand protection and product security strategy. The platform allows enterprises to efficiently identify products at risk and protect consumers. It also allows for thorough enforcement and successful litigation.

Speaking of Custodian’s achievement the judges said: “Such a clever, unique business which could make a substantial difference and deserves to go far. The recognition it has had so far indicates how successful this company will be.”

Joel Stobart, CEO of Custodian Solutions said: “Custodian is delighted and honoured to receive this recognition for its work in devising a ground-breaking technology to secure, capture and analyse anti-counterfeiting evidence from acquisition to  litigation. Our Exeter base is no coincidence, it’s clear that Exeter has a unique quality of life. The natural beauty, sustainable growth, community pride and tech friendly culture all work together. Exeter is a place where technology businesses, like ours, are given opportunity to thrive.”

Joe Pearce, Business Support at SETsquared Exeter said: “It is great to see Exeter continuing to be recognised for the impact delivered by its digital and tech businesses alongside the exceptional Exeter Science Park.”

The Exeter Living Awards, now in its second year recognise business successes in the region, featuring a guest list of 400 people invited to a glamorous ceremony at the University of Exeter campus.

Date: 27 April 2017

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