The Innovation Hub of Exeter – Libraries Unlimited

Written by Stella Nicholls You don’t normally think of 3D printers and laser cutters when you think of a library, in fact the first thing that comes to mind would probably be books.  Whilst finding a good book, a digital magazine, audio or eBook is something that Exeter Library does provide in abundance, Libraries Unlimited offers so much more. Becoming an independent charity last year and running 50 libraries across Devon, Libraries Unlimited is at the heart of innovation, offering the latest technology to people, businesses, and schools across Devon.  As Exeter is the busiest of the libraries, staff are […]

Leads To You – Expertly Providing Quality Leads

Written by Stella Nicholls Award Winning business, Leads To You, uses technology and the latest digital marketing techniques to supply their clients with high quality leads across multiple sectors of the market. With the advantage of a full-time, Full stack developer onboard to address all areas from server, networks and hosting environments to databases, security, and any development needs, the business has a head start when it comes to keeping ahead of the game. The team also boasts 5 digital marketing professionals who use their expertise in providing quality leads to help customers grow their businesses. The Office is equipped […]

FDB OptimiseRx Healthcare Tech Hits a Million Milestone

In Exeter Business Park, you’ll find Hearst Health International; a healthcare technology company, who develop medical software solutions, used both in the UK and internationally. As the ITS team prepares for further expansion we met with some of the software team and asked them to tell us about one of their; FDB OptimiseRx, which is acknowledged as the most advanced patient-specific prescribing decision support solution used in primary care settings in the UK today. What is FDB OptimiseRx? OptimiseRx is a prescribing support tool that combines complex clinical algorithms with real- data to generate evidence-based best practice and safety guidance, […]

Discover the fourth biggest supermarket in the world’s secret to success

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 Administration and Human Resources for the South West of England, will be hosting the talk on Wednesday, December 6th, 2017.  Ever wondered how an exponential rise in online shopping in recent years has affected the retail landscape? Or how technological advances in social media have impacted retailers? And is […]

Exeter’s Lightfoot Shortlisted for 2017 Design in Innovation Awards

Exeter-based Lightfoot, the award-winning, government-supported in-vehicle driver improvement technology, is celebrating having been shortlisted for the prestigious 2017 Design in Innovation Awards, held at Innovate 2017, the UK’s leading innovation show. Based on Lightfoot’s Exeter trial, where 100 private motorists had the device installed in their vehicles, the submission focused on the dramatic impact that its technology is having on drivers across the city. Judged by an expert panel, which included Innovate UK Chief Executive Dr. Ruth McKernan, Lightfoot was selected as one of just eight businesses to make it through to the finals from a field of over 70 […]

Exeter Science Park Discusses Future of the South West with Sir Vince Cable

Liberal Democrats Leader and former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Sir Vince Cable has met with fast-growth businesses at Exeter Science Park as part of a visit to the South West to discuss its booming science and technology sector. The Science Park Centre, which opened in June 2015 to accommodate and support innovative businesses, now has over 180 science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) professionals on site. New grow-on space is being built for expanding companies, with work due to start on site in November 2017, and it is estimated that by 2034 over 3,500 people […]

Design’s a Walk in the Park for The Gro Company

It comes with great excitement that The Gro Company, the UK’s leading baby sleep brand, announces the arrival of Amy Walker as Design Manager. Amy’s appointment will see her create fluid collections with a unique and recognisable handwriting for the Gro brand that families have become to know and love over the past 17 years. Amy brings with her over 10 years’ experience and joins the team from Lazy Jacks, a successful lifestyle brand in Devon, where she was the Senior Designer. Before that Amy worked for hugely influential brands including Reebok and Weird Fish. Amy’s experience lies in creating […]