When you join the Oxford Centre for Innovation, you also have access to our expert business support service run by our in-house Innovation Director, Wendy Tindsley.
Wendy has many years’ experience in providing practical business support for our science and tech community and can connect you with relevant sources of help and initiatives. We have one common goal: to see your business thrive.
Meet the innovative businesses already part of our growing community.
The Wood Centre for Innovation
A short bus ride from Oxford city centre, our sister centre, the Wood Centre for Innovation in Headington’s Life Sciences District, offers a flexible, purpose-built hub for start-up and early-stage businesses specialising in science and technology. Set in 15 acres of beautiful woodland, our state-of-the-art office, meeting and conference facilities create an inspiring business environment.
Meet the team
Our team at the Oxford Centre for Innovation are here to make your life easier. They’re experienced, friendly and they genuinely want to help.
Centre Manager (Operations)
Rosie moved from Scotland to Oxford in 2013 and has since made the city her home. Before joining the team at the Wood Centre for Innovation she worked for The Oxford Trust and has seen the Wood Centre for Innovation evolve from the original site, to a building site and finally to the wonderful new centre that it is now. Rosie jumped at the chance to work in the new Wood Centre for Innovation and brings with her extensive customer relations and office management experience. In her spare time, she enjoys walking and cycling.
Centre Manager (Commercial)
Graham has a leisure background of multi-site management turning poorly performing facilities into profitable sites. Over the last 10 years Graham created and ran a start-up Health Tech business across the UK and Sweden. During his time in leisure he worked with professional athletes such as Watford Football Club’s first team.
Customer Experience Assistant
Rose is an experienced Centre Support Assistant with many years’ experience in the private and public sector, her previous post was working for a large local commercial/residential landlord. Rose is married and in her spare time is a keen reader and enjoys long walks with her dog.
Interested in joining?
Speak to our team to find out more about becoming part of our science and technology community.