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Support from IIB helped secure a three year public engagement programme at Ipplepen archaeological site and has enabled work to begin in a second area with the National Trust as one of the partners.

Stephen Rippon, Professor of Landscape Archaeology, College of Humanities

Working with IIB helped us achieve more than £1.4million in funding. Josie Butcher from IIB was great. She demonstrated professionalism and endless enthusiasm in engaging with current and potential industry partners to help us win the funding.

Professor Alastair Hibbins, Professor of Metamaterial Physics, College of Engineering, Maths and Physical Science

Create opportunities

Helping you to create opportunities

We can help you:

  • Bid for direct research funds from industry and government
  • Develop business collaborations to leverage UKRI/ EU bids
  • Prepare for tenders for Government and business funding opportunities
  • Assess the value of new opportunities
  • Build opportunities for employability with key business partners eg, placements, course lecturing etc
  • Structure relationships through MOUs, Agreements
  • Negotiate with partners
  • Develop education business partnerships such as degree apprenticeships, partnered degree programmes and CPD

Creating opportunities guidance

Exeter MBA
Innovate UK (I:UK)
Industrial Strategy
Degree Apprenticeships
IP and commercialisation
Twitter for influence and engagement
Engaging and influencing policy makers
Internships and Professional Pathways

Creating opportunities case studies

Smart wellbeing inspired by the community

Air quality, moisture and heating efficiency are all common housing problems faced by British communities. As part of the Smartline project, registered social landlord Coastline Housing is working with the University of Exeter to improve its service, and help customers live healthier and happier lives.

Working with 350 customers through the University's Smartline project, Coastline is able to collect and share data with project partners to better understand how properties are used, and how their use could be improved. Read more >>

Creating opportunities with the NHS: More women in boardrooms by 2020

Research on women’s lack of representation in leadership roles by Professor Ruth Sealy from the University of Exeter’s Business School is informing the NHS’s strategy for achieving gender parity on its boards by 2020.

The report, Women on NHS Boards: 50-50 by 2020, is the first comprehensive in-depth analysis of data on women in senior positions in the NHS, and is based on information collected from 452 trusts, commissioning groups and arm’s-length bodies. Read more >>