Business & IP Centre Devon


The Business & IP Centre at Exeter and Barnstaple Libraries host a range of events and workshops to suit start-ups, entrepreneurs or businesses looking to learn new skills or research their industry.

Webinars run weekly on a variety of subjects and are a great way to get an overview of a new topic, or a refresher which can help you to look at your business plan in a new light. Whether you’re just starting out or an established business looking to grow, our webinars are useful, inspiring and informative.

One-to-ones are useful for enquiring about how you can access business information and support, to discuss a problem or question you have in a specific area of your business, or to find out more about Intellectual Property. Find out more information on our 1-to-1s page.

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Business Start-Up Resources at BIPC Devon

January 18, 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Discover the wealth of resources and support available as you start your business, all free of charge through BIPC Devon

Join the BIPC Devon team for a 30-minute introduction to some of the key resources available to help start-up businesses, through Devon and Torbay Libraries.

In this session, we’ll introduce you to:

  • COBRA (Complete Online Reference Adviser) – user-friendly start-up guides, whether you’re looking for an overview of what to expect in different businesses, or practical guidance on starting or running a business.
  • Market Research Resources – reports, news, statistics and dossiers, to help you get to grips with your industry
  • GRANTfinder – search for grants, loans or other funding opportunities relevant to your businesses.
  • BIPC Devon services – learn about the expert support, intellectual property information, and other services available through the BIPC Devon.

This is an interactive session – there’ll be plenty of opportunity to ask questions during and after the webinar. We look forward to seeing you on the day!

Booking/Joining information

This is a Zoom webinar – see the online event page for details of how to access. Details will be sent on the morning of the webinar.

The session will be recorded for BIPC Devon’s archive. You are free to leave your cameras on or turn them off as you prefer. There will be a chance to ask questions during the session, which you can do via video/audio or by using the Zoom chat function.

If there is anything we can do to help you access this session more easily, please do get in touch at

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January 18, 2022
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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