Skip to main content


By January 1, 2021April 28th, 2021EXIST

Exeter Science Park opened its new grow-on buildings in 2019, partly funded by £4.5m from the HotSW LEP Growth Deal Funding. Here we take a look at the buildings first tenants – a selection of businesses with global reach.


Global life sciences and healthcare software company, Seedata, has more than doubled its workforce at Exeter Science Park and has moved into bigger office space on the site.

Since moving into the Science Park Centre in 2016, Seedata has seen significant growth and the team has now moved across the road into the new Hedy Lamarr Building. It is aiming to double its staff numbers again at Exeter Science Park within the next two years, whilst opening new offices in the USA and Australia.

Theta Technologies Ltd

A spin out from Exeter University, Theta Technologies was established. The UK engineering company is focused on provided rapid quality assurance solutions, enhancing the efficiency of manufacturing and increasing safety in critical applications. The organisation’s move to the Science Park has enabled Theta Technologies to accelerate its research and development programme.

Eight Technology

Global software as a service developer, Eight Technology (with its Dealerweb Showroom and React platforms) works in, and at, all levels of the automotive industry, Dealerweb works extensively with major motor manufacturers and over 1,500 dealerships internationally in providing innovative enquiry management systems.

Maistro Plc

The AI-powered procurement marketplace for services, moved to the Science Park to enable continued to expansion of its team in 2019, following the appointment of chief commercial officer, Neale Pritchard, and the 2018 appointment of chief financial officer, Ian Cleverly. Maistro’s offices will span across two floors in one of the newly constructed buildings in the park.

The Veterinary Pathology Group

Leading UK veterinary pathology firm, The Veterinary Pathology Group (VPG), has grown from a team of just three which formed in Exeter in 2001, to now 135 employees across the group, 45 of which have been based in Exeter Science Park’s Isaac Newton building since June 2019.

Previously known as Torrance Diamond Diagnostic Services (TDDS) before becoming VPG in 2018, the team was previously based at the University of Exeter’s Innovation Centre. VPG is part of the SYNLAB Group.

Dell Boomi

Boomi, was was acquired by the computing giant Dell in 2010, opened a Research and Development (R&D) Centre of Excellence for the region at Exeter Science Park, creating a number of high skilled jobs.