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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 10th 2024

Wild Bioscience wins The Oxford Trust-sponsored Emerging Tech Business Award at the 2024 Oxfordshire Business Awards

  Announced at the glamourous Oxfordshire Business Awards ceremony on 7th June, this year’s winner of the Emerging Tech Business Award is University of Oxford spinout Wild Bioscience, a company using sophisticated computational biology and biotech to build climate resilience into food production through specifically designed crops. The Oxford Trust is pleased to […]

May 22nd 2024

Celebrating Biodiversity on International Day for Biodiversity at The Wood Centre for Innovation

Celebrating Biodiversity on International Day for Biodiversity here at The Wood Centre for Innovation

May 21st 2024

The Oxford Trust launches Accessing Science Fund to support young people into STEM

The Oxford Trust has launched the Accessing Science Fund to improve science learning for children and young people who are less likely to have access to STEM activities and resources in schools and community groups across Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. The Fund has been launched as part of the Trust’s fifth anniversary celebration of the […]

March 8th 2024

Spring news from companies in our innovation centres

Each season, there is an abundance of good news to celebrate from companies in our innovation centres, the Oxford Centre for Innovation and Wood Centre for Innovation. We are pleased to share our Spring round-up with exciting news on product developments, new contracts, funding, collaborations and partnerships, growing teams, awards and results of […]

February 22nd 2024

Barclays Eagle Labs matches founders and investors with their Demo Directory

Ask any founder about the key challenges they face in growing their start-up and many will highlight finding the right investors to boost growth at critical periods as top of their list. From the other side, investors are often flooded with pitch decks of varying quality and suitability and find […]

November 13th 2023

Autumn news from companies in our innovation centres

There have been many exciting developments for companies in our two innovation centres, the Wood Centre for Innovation and the Oxford Centre for Innovation In case you’ve missed any of the good news, we’ve put together a collection of highlights from the past few months. New companies in our centres We’re pleased to have […]

November 6th 2023

Five minutes with Jonathan Musgrove, CEO of Oxford Sigma

We are pleased to welcome fusion materials technology start-up Oxford Sigma to our Oxford Centre for Innovation (read the news story here). We sat down with co-founder and CEO Jonathan Musgrove to discover more about their work and vision for the future of the company.

October 9th 2023

Five minutes with NavLive co-founders Dr David Wisth and Prof Maurice Fallon

University of Oxford spinout NavLive has recently joined the community of inspiring deep-tech start-ups at our Oxford Centre for Innovation. With its advanced 3D mapping technology, it aims to create new norms in the complex management of building sites, bringing economic benefits to the building and construction sector. We spoke to its co-founders, […]

August 10th 2023

Five Minutes with CardMedic’s co-founders Rachael and Tim Grimaldi

Award-winning healthtech start-up CardMedic has joined the community of pioneering science and tech companies in The Oxford Trust’s Oxford Centre for Innovation. We spoke to CEO Rachael Grimaldi and MD Tim Grimaldi, to find out more about their digital platform to aid communication between healthcare professionals and patients, and their fundamental quest to […]

July 27th 2023

Exit Right 2023

Developed by The Oxford Trust, Barclays Eagle Labs and Oxford Innovation Space. Exit right is an expert-led event series for founders and senior leadership teams of start-ups and SMEs looking to successfully grow and exit their business.