STEMM in the South West

Science and technology in the heart of the South West

Greater Exeter, in the heart of the South West, is an exceptional place to do business. The historic city and the surrounding districts of East Devon, Mid Devon and Teignbridge offer excellent lifestyle choices too.

The city is the economic heart of the region and has one of the fastest growing economies in the UK. Among its thousands of companies, large and small, business survival rate is five per cent above the national average.

The South West tech sector is substantial and is forecast to grow significantly. The region has the fifth largest tech sector of the 12 major regions in the UK, worth £11.0bn, which is generated through a workforce of around 170,000.*

*Tech South West Analysis Report 2022