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


Business Advice Clinic with Exeter Business & IP Centre

A bookable clinic each Wednesday for start ups and businesses to book a free one-to-one 45 minute appointment with one of our trained Business Champions. One-to-one’s are useful for enquiring about how you can access business information or find out more about Intellectual Property.

To book an appointment please select a Wednesday from the calendar and click through to register your appointment on Eventbrite.

It may be appropriate to ask us to sign a Non Disclosure Agreement at the beginning of the appointment before discussing confidential information.

One-to-one appointments run every Wednesday between 15:00 – 17:00.

Business Advice Clinic with Cartridges Business Hub

Second Tuesday of every month, 16.00 – 18.00

Get advice on starting, growing or developing your business idea from a range of expert business advisors. Cartridges Business Hub gives you access to free initial business advice and signposting to a range of vetted and trusted expert business advisors on a range of subjects.

For more information visit Cartridges‘ website.

Intellectual Property Appointments with Stephens Scown

By appointment

Following a one-to-one appointment with the Business Champion team it might be appropriate to refer you on to discuss protecting your intellectual property with an IP specialist. Stephens Scown have partnered with Exeter Business & IP Centre to offer a 30 minute consultation.

Job Club Clinic with National Careers Service

Last Wednesday of every month 10:00 till 16:00.

The National Careers Service is available to help you if you are looking to change your career, get back into work or find your first job. Sessions are available throughout the day and can help you access your skills, write your CV or apply for a job.

No appointments needed just drop in.

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!