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Find out about the latest news, views and events from our dynamic community here at Wood Centre for Innovation. Discover how our pioneering customers are developing and growing their businesses with the help of the centre's supportive and knowledgable network and community.

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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.

April 22nd 2022

Five minutes with Alex Batchelor, Co-founder & CEO at OxDX

OxDX Ltd has moved into R&D labs at the Trust’s Wood Centre for Innovation to commercialise a novel approach of detecting pathogens by the unique light signature they emit when made fluorescent.

April 12th 2022

Five minutes with James Peach, Co-founder & CEO at Human Centric Drug Discovery

Starting with migraines, Human Centric Drug Discovery is relying on human data to find a new generation of drugs to treat brain disorders.

March 31st 2022

Five minutes with Professor Andrew Briggs, Co-Founder of QuantrolOx

We spoke to Executive Chair and Co-Founder of QuantrolOx, Professor Andrew Briggs to find out about the company’s pioneering quantum technology.

March 30th 2022

Flurry of new companies join our two innovation centres

In the last three months, we’ve seen a flurry of new companies joining our two innovation centres in Oxford, with nine new science and tech start-ups and SMEs joining our thriving community.

March 15th 2022

DJS staff volunteer for Science Oxford

DJS Antibodies is a dynamic new biotech company, working out of the Trust’s new R&D labs at the Wood Centre for Innovation. The company is pioneering the development of novel therapeutics to treat the world’s most critical inflammatory diseases, a class of disease that accounts for more than 50% of deaths worldwide.

March 15th 2022

Samsara Therapeutics hosts students for Science Oxford STEM Insight Week

Samsara Therapeutics hosts students for Science Oxford STEM Insight Week

February 3rd 2022

Five minutes with Ramy Shelbaya, CEO of Quantum Dice

Five minutes with Ramy Shelbaya, CEO of Quantum Dice