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Industry, governmental and other external funding institutions

Our long-standing experience in working with industrial partners from ICT over Healthcare to Defence enables us to provide fit-for-purpose collaborations, adjusted to the needs of a variety of businesses, from SMEs to large companies.

Typically, we offer

  • academic input for new ideas to tackle next generation innovation;
  • short term-contract reseach to explore the feasiblity of these new ideas;
  • joint PhD studentships for 4 year project and workforce development support at only £60,000 for the duration of the studentship.

Please get in touch with us via to discuss how we can help you to drive forward your research targets, upskill your current employees and give you exposure to the next generation of scientists.


Are you working in metamaterials or a related area and wondering whether joint supervision of a PhD project could be beneficial for research progress?

Are you interested in PhD student exchange to provide the next generation with insights in other HE institutions and support their training?

Would you like to give a guest lecture at the University of Exeter or host one of our academics to provide a guest lecture at your institution?

If you'd like to establish or strengthen a collaboration, please get in touch with Dr Anja Roeding via or 01392 724132 – or contact the academic who works in your area of interest directly: find their details on our research theme pages.


Our postgraduate researchers engage pro-actively with the wider public through outreach and public engagement activities at schools and science fairs and by using media to make higher education more accessible.

Find out more about how they can work with you on our Public engagement page.

If you’d be interested in their support, please contact Dr Anja Roeding via or or 01392 724132