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Research and Innovation at Exeter

The University of Exeter is the UK’s fastest growing research university. We are leaders in cutting-edge science, engineering, mathematics, and medicine research, and have a world-class reputation in the humanities and social sciences.

In the Research Excellence Framework 2014, 98 per cent of our research was rated as of international quality. This resulted in the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) awarding us an extra £3.8million for research, the third highest gain amongst English universities.

Exeter Innovation

Exeter Innovation harnesses the world leading research and education of the University of Exeter, positively impacting partnerships with business and organisations to power transformative innovation, making a difference to our partners, communities and the world around us.

Work with us

We are constantly seeking new ways to engage with government, industry, and the community to build productive and sustainable business partnerships and tackle some of the fundamental issues facing humankind. Our reputation as a reliable and trusted partner for collaborative research is based on many years of successful and mutually advantageous partnerships regionally, nationally and globally.

We work with businesses and industry partners on more than 2,000 projects a year, worth in excess of £60 million. We can help you innovate, transform your team and accelerate your business growth to gain a new competitive advantage 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.