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June 14th 2023

Five minutes with Lily Elsner, CEO of Jack Fertility

The Oxford Trust welcomed a new science & tech company to the Wood Centre for Innovation this month. Jack Fertility is a young start-up with a big mission. They aim to change the conversation about fertility and address a gender imbalance in the lack of fertility testing and support available to men. […]

June 13th 2023

Helio Display Materials expands into further R&D lab space at the Wood Centre for Innovation

Helio Display Materials has expanded its R&D laboratory space at The Oxford Trust’s Wood Centre for Innovation in Headington to accommodate rapid company growth.

March 7th 2023

The RWK Goodman Small Business Award is now open!

  The Oxford Business Awards is proud to announce that applications for the RWK Goodman Small Business Award are now open! This Award is open to any business based in Oxfordshire with a turnover of less than £5million, irrespective of size. Entrants must be able to show how their business has […]

February 24th 2023

OCFI Big Lunch Social a roaring success!

We’re thrilled to report yet another successful community social networking event that took place yesterday at Oxford Centre for Innovation.

July 26th 2022

Five minutes with Natalie Jackson, Marketing & Commercial Manager at RedShiftBio

The age of biopharmaceuticals brings with it a huge amount of promise as complex compounds are used to improve targeting of specific conditions and parts of the body. We spoke to Natalie Jackson, the Marketing and Commercial Manager, where RedShiftBio hopes to make a major difference.

July 1st 2022

Five minutes with Jim Roberston, Chartered Patent Attorney at Lawrie IP

We spoke to Jim Robertson, Chartered Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney at Lawrie IP, who specialise in IP for science and tech companies, and a new member of Barclays Eagle Labs, based at our Wood Centre for Innovation.

June 23rd 2022

Five minutes with Peter Gardom, Director of This Great Adventure

“This Great Adventure” is a well-known song but the company of the same name has made a business out of technology-based story-telling.

May 31st 2022

Five minutes with Simon Jones, CEO of Helio Display Materials

Helio Display Materials moved into the Wood Centre for Innovation in April with a mission to revolutionise television screen performance with its new technology that makes colours more vivid while reducing power consumption.

April 28th 2022

Five minutes with Rhys Newman, Co-Founder & CSO of Visionary Machines

We spoke to Dr Rhys Newman, Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, about Visionary Machines and the software they are developing to create superhuman vision for machines.