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Exeter named among UK's most tech-savvy cities

Exeter has been named among the UK cities growing its tech capabilities at the fastest rate.

A nationwide index created by fintech experts Dojo to find out which UK cities are improving their technological capabilities and access to technology at the fastest rate placed Exeter at 12th, ahead of Birmingham and Southampton.

The study looked at five relevant metrics in each...

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South West "closing economic gap" on London, EY report finds

The South West has been named as one of only two regions in England that will narrow the economic gap on London by 2025.

While the pandemic has helped to narrow the UK’s regional economic divide, the gap between London and the rest of the country is set to grow again during the recovery in all regions except the South West and East Midlands, according to a new report by the...

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University Accelerator partners with enterprise hub to boost Devon startups

Startup and potential high growth businesses in Devon are set to receive a new year boost following the collaboration between the University of Exeter SETsquared Exeter programme and the Node Enterprise Centre .

The partnership will see SETsquared Exeter work together with Node’s startup support experts to strengthen its offering and grow its network, reaching out to more potential...

A digital apprentice

Data and Digital Apprenticeships at the University of Exeter and Exeter College explained

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2022, which runs from 7th - 13th February 2022, the University of Exeter and Exeter College are collaborating on a virtual event all about our apprenticeship programmes.

If you are an employer who is interested in upskilling your workforce in data and digital skills or bringing in new talent, an apprenticeship could be the solution you are...

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Minister praises Exeter's net zero development

Exeter Science Park has opened its net zero carbon George Parker Bidder building, with £5 million of government funding.

It is hoped the 14,000 square foot site, which is just off J29 on the M25, will support businesses and create more jobs for the city.

Minister for Levelling Up Neil O’Brien MP said: “As we level up communities up and down the country, we will continue to...

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SETsquared Exeter and Cotie unite to boost North Devon technology cluster

SETsquared Exeter and Cotie (Centre of Technology and Innovation Excellence) in North Devon have announced a new partnership to provide a combination of facilities and expertise to innovative technology businesses.

The University of Exeter Enterprise Zone (UEEZ) project, made possible due to funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), has boosted the expansion of its...

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Exeter Chiefs set to take part in South West’s first region-wide corporate Esports Festival

The Exeter Chiefs rugby team have entered a team for the first corporate esports festival for the whole of the South West, taking place in February 2022.

The two-time Premiership winning club, which also took home the European Rugby Champions Cup in 2020 after beating Paris-based team Racing 92, will enter a three-man team to compete with organisations from across the South West...

The Esports Academy at Exeter College

First region-wide corporate esports festival comes to the South West

The first corporate esports festival for the whole of the South West is taking place in Exeter next year, organised by Tech South West in partnership with Exeter College .

Esports is one of the fastest growing industries in the world, with a global revenue of over $1bn and an audience of 474m in 2021, according to Newzoo. Esports first appeared as an official medal sport at the Asian...


Rob Bosworth: Lifetime Achievement Award nominee at the Tech South West Awards

This week, South West Tech Daily is profiling the four nominees for the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Tech South West Awards , which take place on 25th November.

First up is Rob Bosworth, Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Exeter College.

Rob has been a central figure in developing the Exeter education ecosystem for more than 20 years and has played an integral role in...

University of Exeter Research Scientist Degree Apprenticeship applications open for January start

The University of Exeter Level 7 Research Scientist Degree Apprenticeship (MSc Data Science Professional) is now open for applications for a January 2022 start.

Data is collected and used in every business and the demand for data skills is growing at a fast pace across differing job roles and contexts. The University of Exeter offers solutions to employers who are seeking to up-skill...