RETURN TO WORK WITH CONFIDENCE. SPEAK TO US TO SEE HOW WE CAN SUPPORT YOU. READ OUR COVID-19 POLICY here.

News from our innovation centres

Get up-to-date with our latest news and discover how other founders have flourished by reading our case studies.

See our sister site the Wood Centre for Innovation for more latest news.

WOOD CENTRE FOR INNOVATION NEWS
Filter by articles in
June 18th 2021

Spintex wins Ray of Hope Prize!

Company based at Wood Centre for Innovation, Spintex wins the $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize this week. The prize is awarded each year to the world’s top nature-inspired start-up after 10 finalist teams conclude a 10-week accelerator program. Congratulations to Spintex!

June 1st 2021

Createc’s ground-breaking Robot

Createc has been developing smart radiation detection and 3D gamma radiation mapping technology over the last few years. Their ‘N-Visage®’ sensor has been deployed worldwide, including at the Fukushima Daichi nuclear power plant in Japan after the devastating earthquake and tsunami in 2011.

April 29th 2021

New milestones for development of Cold Quanta’s Quantum Positioning System (QPS)

Based in our Oxford Centre for Innovation, Cold Quanta announces new milestones for its High-BIAS2 – or High Bandwidth Intertial Atom Source – project that moves the industry closer to safer skies with more precise inflight navigation systems.

April 29th 2021

Oxford Brain Diagnostics awarded £1.4m to test technology in NHS

Based in our Oxford Centre for Innovation, Oxford Brain Diagnostics (OBD) wins £1.4m funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to test Alzheimer’s diagnostics in the NHS.

April 28th 2021

Optellum goes global with breakthrough

One of our Oxford Centre for Innovation-based companies, Optellum launches the world’s first AI decision support for early lung cancer detection.

April 26th 2021

TZ Limited

TZ is a leader in access control, smart lock and self-serve locker systems. TZ delivers compelling solutions for the security, monitoring and control of containers, compartments and lockers across a range of market applications.

April 23rd 2021

Astrid Education strengthens leadership team with key hire from King

With a background from King and the Candy Crush franchise, Astrid’s new hire John Almbecker brings with him a broad experience of product development and building world-class digital consumer experiences.

March 29th 2021

Samsara takes new lab space at Wood Centre for Innovation

The £0.5m development – now underway – will deliver laboratory facilities to answer the significant demand that has been seen in the last year from science and tech start-ups and SMEs for lab space in Oxford’s Global Health and Life Sciences District, one of the UK’s leading technology clusters delivering lifesaving developments such as the COVID-19 vaccine.

January 18th 2021

Five minutes with Matt Brown, co-founder of Quorbit

Quorbit might be a start-up but it is already working with some key names in UK retail and hospitality like Costa, John Lewis and WH Smith. Co-founded by workforce management […]