News from our innovation centres
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ColdQuanta UK, the Oxford-based quantum atomics company, has been awarded £2.8 million in Innovate UK grants to lead a consortium of companies across the UK to develop three projects, including work on a new, ground-breaking quantum positioning system (QPS) or gyroscope.
We spent five minutes with Gerard Shields Founder and Director of Printpool Additive Manufacturing Ltd and Director Srishti Kadu to find out what really goes on in room G6 at our Wood Centre for Innovation. Set up in July 2020 and run by young entrepreneurs Gerard and Srishti, PrintPool’s offering in the 3D printing/additive manufacturing industry is unique.
Our talented Innovation Director, Wendy Tindsley, gives us insight into how she is currently working with and advising companies based in Oxford Centre for Innovation and Wood Centre for Innovation to focus on during a pandemic.
Barclays Eagle Labs has officially opened its doors in Oxford at The Oxford Trust’s The Wood Centre for Innovation in Headington’s Health & Life Sciences District. To celebrate, the Oxford Barclay Eagle Lab will be hosting a week-long series of online launch events covering a range of topics.
The Oxford Trust welcomes five new science and tech businesses during lockdown across its two innovation centres as enquiries soar
The Oxford Trust has welcomed five new occupiers during lockdown across its two Oxford innovation centres: The Oxford Centre for Innovation next to Oxford Castle and The Wood Centre for Innovation in Headington’s Global Health & Life Sciences District. In addition, two current occupiers have taken expansion space, bringing the total new space taken during lockdown to 4,000 sq ft.
Did you know that our centre and adjoining Science Oxford Centre in Headington have great sustainability credentials? Our founders, Sir Martin and Lady Audrey Wood, are passionate about the countryside and environmental sustainability.
We went head-to-head with Alex Greenhalgh, CEO and co-founder of Spintex – a brilliant new business developing artificially spun silk based in Wood Centre for Innovation.
We went head-to-head with Akrivia Health – the latest company to join us in our sister site, Oxford Centre for Innovation.
We went head-to-head with Wendy Tindsley, Innovation Director for Oxford Innovation (or OI), who provides business support for businesses in both centres – the Wood Centre for Innovation and the Oxford Centre for Innovation owned by The Oxford Trust.
We went head-to-head with Barbara Hammond, founder and CEO of the Low Carbon Hub – a small social enterprise with big aims, now based at our Wood Centre for Innovation (WCFI).