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Case Studies

Devon delivers a strong economy with positive growth.

Devon's world-class companies include climate and environmental specialists, marine technology experts, cutting-edge biomedical and pharmaceuticals providers, creative industries, high-tech manufacturers, military engineering solutions, international research centres, global information providers, internationally recognised food and drink brands and many, many more! Check out some of those who are already based in Devon.

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university of exeter

Exeter University

The University of Exeter is a top Russell Group university that combines world-class research with high levels of student satisfaction in the heart of the South West. The University has four main campuses across Devon and Cornwall with over 25,000 students and 5,000 staff members from over 130 countries.

Virtual Reality

Tubers Academy

Tubers is a video creator academy and creative space for young people at the forefront of digital video trends.

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Since 2008, SITU have stood at the forefront of the corporate accommodation industry, sourcing serviced apartments worldwide for a diverse range of clients.



Rockfish restaurants celebrate the very best of local and sustainable seafood with a menu of local fish, freshly fried, grilled or cooked on the plancha, plus a lot more.

Guy Singh-Watson

Riverford Organics

Riverford was founded when Guy Singh-Watson started growing organic veg on the family farm in Devon, with a wheelbarrow and a borrowed tractor in 1987.

River Cottage

River Cottage

Hugh-Fearnley-Whittingstall is the man behind River Cottage cookery school, dining, kitchens and bespoke events.


Philip Dennis Foodservice

Devon is the home of Philip Dennis Foodservice, a family-owned regional wholesaler supplying a complete range of frozen, chilled and ambient foods as well as a bespoke Butchery and Fishmonger service.

Wine Tasting

Lyme Bay Winery

Inspired by the unspoilt Jurassic coastline of Lyme Bay and its local maritime history, here at Lyme Bay Winery we make multi award-winning spirits, English wines, ciders, meads, fruit wines and liqueurs at our BRC ‘A’ rated winery in Shute, Devon.

Tree Surgery

Hi-Line Contractors SW Ltd

Established in 1998 we are one of the UK’s leading Arboricultural companies. We are a family run business, employing over 250 people, from apprentices to consultants.

Outdoor Cooking Class

Manna from Devon

Established in 2005, ‘Manna from Devon’ cooking school is run by David and Holly Jones. They teach cooking skills to small groups in a relaxed environment overlooking the beautiful River Dart in South Devon, focussing on woodfired cooking, bread making and fish cookery.


Quickes Cheese

Nurturing the Quicke family’s land in Newton St Cyres near Exeter since 1540, we have been making clothbound cheese for five generations.

3D Technology

Simpleware Product Group, Synopsys

This Exeter University spin-out, acquired by Synopsys five years ago, has seen some amazing changes.

Supported by Devon County Council