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20 September 2019

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Machine learning to reduce flooding as a result of sewer blockages

A research project was undertaken between the University of Exeter and DC Welsh Water to develop a machine learning tool that could more accurately predict and identify potential blockages across the sewer network.

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26 March 2018

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Developing recyclable wetsuits with Finisterre

There are more than 500,000 surfers in the United Kingdom who, on average, will replace their wetsuits once every two years. The result of this? The equivalent of more than thirty London double decker buses being discarded every year. Three hundred and eighty tonnes of non-biodegradable chemical-based waste, every single year. As…

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22 March 2018

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Revolutionising the All Terrain Mobility Platform with SC Group

How do you update a tough, all-terrain amphibious vehicle which has been used for military and domestic applications around the world? SC Group, developers of the All-Terrain Mobility Platform (ATMP), wanted to upgrade the vehicle to utilise the latest hybrid and electric technology. Following a series of group design projects with University…

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20 March 2018

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Increase profitability and production

Ship repair and maintenance facilities company, A&P Falmouth, increased their profitability, production facilities and global commercialisation opportunities after working with the University of Exeter.

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10 March 2018

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Reducing product design costs by 80 per cent with Centek

Engineers at the University of Exeter worked with Newton Abbot-based Centek Group to significantly reduce costs and development times for new products into the oil and gas sector. Centralizers are vitally important for safety in the oil and gas industry, retaining casings centrally within boreholes and preventing leaks at the surface. Centralizers…

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6 April 2017

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Improving accident investigation with 3D models

Camborne School of Mines (CSM) is celebrating 125 years of pioneering research in the fields of mining and mineral engineering. To celebrate the milestone the school, which is a centre for mining excellence and has pioneered the best in industry-led teaching, have organised a series of events including a distinctive Live Wall – an interactive…

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2 December 2014

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How Knowledge Exchange can benefit both industry and academia

Universities are working with businesses to shape research questions that can benefit both academia and industry. This collaborative approach, called Knowledge Exchange (KE), is one that is being championed by both the University of Exeter and the Research Councils. The aim of knowledge exchange is for industry, academia and government to share their…

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