Work with us
We can help you innovate, grow your business, gain a new competitive edge or break into new markets. Whether you want to develop new products and services, find new ways of operating, reduce costs, improve efficiency or access the latest technologies, our world class research can help you find a solution.
Our professional staff will help ensure you get the best possible results for your project and provide a single point of contact to manage your relationship with the University throughout your work.
Cost-effective research and development solutions
We offer bespoke services to meet your needs from a few hours' investigation to an in-depth research programme spanning several years and everything in between including consultancy or a Knowledge Transfer Partnership.
Access to external funds for research and development
We can make your resources go further by helping you access government grants from Innovate UK and Research Councils to EU sources. Working with the University of Exeter may also make you eligible for research and development tax credits.
Access to University of Exeter funding to support collaboration
We have several funding schemes available, ranging from £2,000-£40,000, to facilitate collaboration between University of Exeter researchers and partners from industry, business and external organisations from across sectors.
IIB Open Innovation Platform
Pump-priming funds to support external organisations from all sectors and University of Exeter academics conduct collaborative activity which accelerates the creation and translation of high quality research into economic and societal benefits.
Awards of £2,000-£20,000 are available via four complementary schemes. Contact us to find out more.
ESRC Impact Acceleration Account
The ESRC IAA aims to accelerate the impact and use of social science research beyond traditional academic outputs, via collaboration with business, NGOs, charities and other non-academic external organisations.
Awards of £3,000-£20,000 are available via four complementary schemes. Contact us to find out more.
EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account
The EPSRC IAA aims to exploit and implement EPSRC funded research with business and industry leading to a demonstrable contribution to society and the economy.
Awards of £2,000-£35,000 are available via two complementary schemes. Contact us to find out more.
MRC Healthcare and Biotech Funding
Two complementary schemes funded by the MRC are available to facilitate collaborative activity between industry and University of Exeter researchers which translate medical research into novel therapies, diagnostics and medical devices.
Awards of up to £25,000-£50,000 are available from the two schemes. Contact us to find out more.