Our facilities include cutting-edge technology.

Research links and facilities

Our College undertakes internationally recognised research across a multiple of sectors ranging from renewable energy to astrophysics, and we welcome businesses to collaborate with us in a number of ways.

World class research facilities

The College has a variety of research centres and specialist equipment that businesses can use to improve their research expertise. More details can be found on the College’s Research pages and the University’s Business pages.

However, here are a few highlights:

Exeter campus

Engineering Laboratories & Workshops Aerodynamics, microscopy, thermodynamics, structures, materials and electronics. 3D visualisation and design suite.
Imaging Suite (Engineering)  Provides analytical services to internal, external and industrial clients for experimental applications at micro and nano scale.
Centre for Additive and Layer Manufacturing (CALM) Additive layer manufacturing, 3D printing.

Clean Rooms (Physics)
David Anderson

Lithography, etching, dicing and deposition systems for nanofabrication, an extensive range of low-temperature measurement systems supported by an on-site helium liquefier
Centre for Business and Climate Solutions Helping businesses meet the challenge of climate change.
Exeter Advanced Technologies (X-AT) Advanced manufacturing and materials development. Consultancy service for new ideas and products; materials analysis
Centre for Energy and the Environment Applied research into sustainable buildings, energy policy and the impacts of climate change on the built environment.

 Cornwall campus

Analytical and research facilities Geochemical and mineralogical analysis; Mineral Engineering; Surveying.
Holman’s Test Mine Underground test mine and surface quarry workings.
Renewable Energy FaB test A facility to enable wave energy device developers to test components.

Using our expertise and knowledge

Knowledge transfer partnerships

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) enable a business to employ one of our university’s graduates, supervised by a senior academic, and access the knowledge and expertise contained within our university.

Research students

Our high-calibre research students have in-depth specialist knowledge and work with state of the art technical facilities, producing world-leading results.

There are a number of ways that businesses can get involved with our research students.

General facilities

Event Exeter represents the University of Exeter’s portfolio of venues, which together form an impressive array of spaces suitable for a whole host of events. For more information, please visit the Event Exeter website.