Member Events

January 2019

South West Space Innovation Event

Wednesday 23rd January @ 09:30 - 15:00
Environmental Futures & Big Data Impact Lab, Met Office HPC Complex, Upper Richardson, Exeter Science Park
Exeter, EX5 2FS United Kingdom

The University of Exeter is delighted to invite you to our regional 'Space Innovation' event, at the Environmental Futures & Big Data Impact Lab, on Wednesday 23 January 2019. This networking event will give businesses, individuals and academia an excellent opportunity to: Engage with the rapidly growing UK Space Industry Gain valuable insights on key topics around Space Find out more about diverse Space-related challenges & funding opportunities Develop space-related capabilities Foster project consortia and bid proposals Help to nurture…

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Talking Business: ‘Talking up Plymouth’

Thursday 24th January @ 17:45 - 21:00
City College Plymouth, Kings Road
Plymouth, PL1 5QG United Kingdom

Local businesses are invited to tuck in and ‘talk-up’ Plymouth at City College Plymouth’s next Talking Business @ PL1 event. Run in partnership with Devon & Plymouth Chamber of Commerce and Plymouth Live, ‘Talking-up Plymouth’ will discuss Plymouth’s strengths and local organisation’s roles in celebrating and promoting Britain's Ocean City. Leading the discussion will be guest speakers: Bill Martin, Editor-in-Chief - Devon & Cornwall Reach PLC, Stuart Elford, Chief Executive - Devon & Plymouth Chamber of Commerce and Peter Vosper,…

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The Exeter MBA Speaker Series: Dr Jack Rogers

Tuesday 29th January @ 18:30 - 19:30
University of Exeter Business School, Henderson Lecture Theatre, Xfi, Building One University Of Exeter Business School, Rennes Drive,
Exeter, EX4 4PU United Kingdom

The Exeter MBA welcomes you to the next lecture in the Exeter MBA Speaker Series on Tuesday 29th January – 6.30 pm Bitcoin/Blockchain technology - technical tour de force or fraud ? by Dr Jack Rogers, Senior Lecturer in Economics, at the University of Exeter – Henderson Lecture Theatre Jack will attempt to explain what the blockchain technology behind Bitcoin actually is, where it came from, and where it is now. After attending the Coingeek conference in London recently, Jack will also…

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THE DEVON BAME Business Excellence Awards

Thursday 31st January @ 18:00 - Friday 1st February @ 00:00
New Continental Hotel Plymouth, PL1 3LF United Kingdom

Aim: Celebrating Achievements, Celebrating Diversity in the South West, Create champions in the BAME community Outcome: Inspiring communities and champions Recognising and acknowledge outstanding BME owned business achievement across all sections in the community The Event: A Gala/Black tie night with flavour of diversity. A three-course meal in an ambiance of colours and flavours from around the world created by the refugees and migrants community members settled in Plymouth. An inspirational and storytelling night from the world An Award celebration…

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February 2019

PEMC Industrial Solutions Event Series

Thursday 7th February @ 09:30 - 13:30
Plymouth University, Rolle Building
Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 6EQ United Kingdom

Following on from the success of the first event of the series held on 15 November 2018, featuring SW Metal Finishing Ltd, Ramer Sponges Ltd and Innovate UK, PEMC is proud to welcome two of our industrial partners from the aerospace sector to explain how they have used electron microscopy (including the 3D capability of the new FIB-SEM) to understand their products’ materials better. MB Aerospace is an international company which manufactures aero-engine components for the aerospace and defence industry.…

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Access to funding and finance for businesses: KTN

Thursday 7th February @ 14:00 - 15:00
Exeter Science Park, Babbage Way
Clyst Honiton, Devon EX5 2FN United Kingdom

Hazel Biggs, Knowledge Transfer Network lead in Security and Defence, will be presenting a session on ‘Access to Funding and Finance’. She will cover the KTN’s strategies for assisting innovative companies through the application and raising of finance – lending, grants, or equity based. Her team delivers the Venturefest and Pitchfest networks, and works with several early stage investors in preparing companies for investment. Hazel will be available after the session to provide you with bespoke advice and guidance on…

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Plymouth Impact Lab Launch

Friday 8th February @ 13:00 - 16:00
Plymouth Science Park, Derriford
Plymouth, Devon PL6 8BX United Kingdom

You are invited to the Plymouth launch event of The Environmental Futures & Big Data Impact Lab on Friday, 08 February, 13:00-16:00, at the Plymouth Science Park (Baylis Suite).  Register by Wednesday the 6th of February.  The Environmental Futures & Big Data Impact Lab project brings together Devon’s leading research centres to help Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) create innovative products and services through funded support options and the possibility to access additional grant funding. This launch event will provide detail on the "Impact Lab" initiative, what’s…

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The Exeter MBA Speaker Series: John Elkington

Thursday 14th February @ 18:15 - 19:15
Henderson Lecture Theatre, Business School Building:One, Rennes Drive
Exeter, EX4 4ST United Kingdom

The Exeter MBA invites you to the next guest lecture in the MBA Speaker Series: "Capitalism - does it have a future in a challenging world ?" - by John Elkington* *John is a world authority on corporate responsibility and sustainable development, writer and co-author of 19 books. John coined the terms "triple bottom line" and "people, planet & profit". John will be talking us through his journey in sustainability and exploring the challenges businesses are facing in striking a…

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[email protected] Exeter

Monday 18th February @ 09:45 - 15:15
Exeter College, Hele Road
Exeter, EX4 4JS United Kingdom

Exeter has been presented with an amazing opportunity to host [email protected], an initiative founded by The Duke of York to support the amplification and acceleration of entrepreneurs and their business ideas. The event, organised in partnership with SETsquared Exeter will take place on Monday 18th February at Exeter College. The day will run from 9.45am until 3.15pm, with pitches taking place from approximately 1.40pm until 2.40pm. We would like to see as many local businesses as possible pitching at the…

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