News - Science & Technology

Posted on: December, 2017
A pioneering robotics firm that is developing a state-of-the-art diagnostic and physical training machine has moved into Exeter Science Park. Sigma Technical was launched in 2016 by Engineer Mike Badley who, having honed expertise in special effects working on some of the leading Hollywood blockbusters from the last two decades, including...
Posted on: December, 2017
Lightfoot, the world’s first connected car technology and platform for rewarding better drivers, is adding a further 100 drivers to the next phase of their Exeter pilot. The chosen individuals were selected to be given Lightfoot devices worth £100 each as part of a local beta recruitment programme that ran...
Posted on: November, 2017
  The evolution of retail, and the fourth biggest supermarket in the world’s secret to success, will be discussed by two of Lidl UK’s bosses as part of The STEMM Cell presentations being held at Exeter Science Park this autumn. Luca Ficetola, Lidl UK’s Operations Projects Consultant and Timothy Nyahasha, Head of...
Posted on: November, 2017
Exeter Science Park has hosted delegates from the city’s German twin town, discussing innovation and industry in both Exeter and Bad Homburg. The Mayor of Bad Homburg, Alex Hetjes, met with Dr Sally Basker, CEO of Exeter Science Park, on Friday, November 17, along with the President and Councillors from Bad...
Posted on: November, 2017
The Principal Conductor of the English Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Woods, has been teaching South West business people how to lead without words, in the latest STEMM Cell event at Exeter Science Park. Kenneth Woods, who is also the orchestra’s artistic director, illuminated the mysterious and often misunderstood art of the orchestral...
Posted on: November, 2017
Exeter Science Park has marked the start of its next phase of growth with a turf-cutting ceremony at the site of two new ‘grow-on buildings’ which will bring hundreds of jobs to the area. Built by Kier Construction, the buildings will provide 27,000 square feet of space. They are the first...
Posted on: November, 2017
ESMI – Evidence Synthesis & Modelling for Health Improvement - is a vibrant and multidisciplinary research group which specialises in the synthesis of research evidence for health policy and practice.   From late 2017 the ESMI research group is hosting a Guest Lecture Series, that aims to: Showcase and foster debate about new ideas and...
Posted on: November, 2017
A Devon marine biologist who influenced a government ban on microbeads in cosmetics has been sharing her story with delegates at The STEMM Cell @ Exeter Science Park. Imogen Napper - a PhD researcher at University of Plymouth - led a research project that contributed to the government’s decision to ban...
Posted on: November, 2017
Flybe customers to benefit from an enhanced digital experience including personalised offers, tailored pricing and mobile disruption management Adoption of Amadeus’ full Altéa Suite underpins Flybe’s business   Improvement strategy   November 6th, 2017 – Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, is poised to significantly enhance the digital experience it offers to customers...
Posted on: October, 2017
  How innovation and collaboration can boost business and the economy was the topic of discussion in the latest of a series of talks; The STEMM Cell @ Exeter Science Park. Josie Gough, South West Regional Manager for Innovate UK and Andy Treen, Exeter Advisor for Knowledge Transfer Network led the presentation...
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