A specialist innovation centre operator has further strengthened its Oxfordshire team following the promotion of an experienced centre manager and business consultant. Sharon Parker-Lines has taken on the role of Centre Director for Oxford Centre for Innovation and the Wood Centre for Innovation, as well as retaining the management of […]
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).
Barclays has announced the launch of its latest Barclays Eagle Lab at the Wood Centre for Innovation in partnership with The Oxford Trust. The flagship Lab, for early-stage science and technology start-ups, is aimed at supporting spin-out scientists, university graduates and entrepreneurs in their quest for unlocking innovation and business […]
We went head-to-head with Ed Pentz from Crossref, Executive Director of the ever-growing not-for-profit based at our Oxford Centre for Innovation (OCFI).
We sit down with Innovation Director, Wendy Tindsley to find out a bit more about her and how she is looking forward to helping businesses across Oxfordshire and at WCFI. What is your background and what did you do before this role? Having started out with a scientific PhD, I […]
Based at the Wood Centre for Innovation (WCFI), Sportside is developing the go-to app and website for sports. We went head-to-head with CEO and Founder, Alexander (Xan) Varmuza. Want to find someone to go running with while away on a business trip? Or to play a game of squash? Looking […]
We sit down with Ross Upton and Paul Leeson from Ultromics, one of WCFI’s new tenants, to find out a bit more about them and what Ultromics is up to. In your own words briefly explain what your business does Ultromics develops echo-based diagnostic support tools for cardiovascular disease, the […]
One of our first residents at our new Wood Centre for Innovaton (WCFI) is Lurtis, a burgeoning AI company based in Oxford and Madrid. We spoke to co-founder and CTO, José about his company. Lurtis is developing AI design assistance tools for the construction and engineering sector, tools that enable […]
The keys have been handed over to an innovation centre geared up to “propel” Oxfordshire’s early-stage science, technology and digital health start-ups to success. The stunning Wood Centre for Innovation (WCFI) is located in 18 acres of woodland at Stansfeld Park in Headington Quarry. The new centre provides 25,000 sq […]
It might have been a wet, blustery winter’s day but for the Trust the sun was shining on Tuesday as Kenneth Hale from Beard Oxford handed the keys to our Stansfeld Park development to John Boyle, Chair of the Trust, and CEO Steve Burgess. The Trust took the leasehold on […]