The BBC research reveals Exeter 'among best for new firms'

20thMar 2012

The Innovation Centre in Exeter, at one of the SETsquared Universities, has been featured in the BBC news. The report says:

‘Nearly 1,000 companies out of 7,345 in the area show high growth potential, the BBC Local Growth Research by Experian shows.

Exeter Business Innovation Centre, a base for 55 firms in the city, is host to some of the most upwardly mobile small firms in the country.

University of Exeter to join Russell Group

13thMar 2012

The University of Exeter, one of the SETsquared partner institutions, has announced joining the Russell Group of leading research-led universities.

The Russell Group represents leading UK universities which are committed to maintaining the very best research, an outstanding teaching and learning experience and unrivalled links with business and the public sector.

Prof Michael Arthur, Chair of the Russell Group, said:

SETsquared welcomes the Wilson Report

12thMar 2012

“SETsquared welcomes the Wilson Report which puts universities at the heart of the innovation cycle and engagement with business,” said Graham Harrison, partnership director at SETsquared. “The report’s proposals that students should be more aware of the importance of business, and of how they can get into it , are of particular value to the individual and to the UK as a whole.