Exeter Business & IP Centre provides support to business owners, entrepreneurs and inventors


The Business and Intellectual Property Centre at Exeter Library hosts a range of events and workshops to suit start-ups, entrepreneurs or businesses looking to learn new skills or research their industry.

Every Wednesday between 15:00 and 17:00, the Business and Intellectual Property Centre offers free one-to-one sessions with a trained business champion.  One-to-ones are useful for enquiring about how you can access business information and support, or to find out more about Intellectual Property. Find out more information.

See below for a full list of events.

June 2017

13th June, 17:00 – 18:30: Intellectual Property Abroad.

15th June, 18:30 – 20:30 : Inspiring Entrepreneurs in Exeter Library

15th June, 18:30 – 20:30 : Inspiring Entrepreneurs in Barnstaple Library

16th June, 09:00 – 12:00: Creating a Company Innovation Plan.

20th June, 17:30 – 18:30: The Pitch Factor.

July 2017

5th July, 09:00 – 12:00: A Business User’s Introduction to LEGO® Serious Play® (Exeter)

6th July, 17:00 – 18.30: Lean Start Up Theory

11th July, 17:30 – 18:30: COBRA: Complete Online Business Reference Advisor

25th July, 10:00 – 13:00: Small Business Accounts

August 2017

31st August, 17:00 – 18:30: Building Relationships with Online Video

September 2017

5th September, 17:30 – 18:30: Trello, an Online Project Tool

19th September, 17:30 – 18:30: Employing People Ten Top Tips

Resources to help start, run and grow your business

  • On the right side of each page you will find upcoming talks, workshops and networking events.
  • Access to online databases; COBRA the Complete Online Business Reference advisor and Mintel market intelligence to help you research & inform your business plans.
  • A weekly one-to-one, bookable business & Intellectual Property clinic with experienced staff.
  • Access to resources; free wifi in libraries, FabLab Devon and of course business reference books!