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Wood Centre for Innovation

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.

News at
Wood Centre for Innovation

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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October 28th 2020

Five minutes with Tim Ballance, Lead Scientist at ColdQuanta UK

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.

October 14th 2020

Five minutes with Gerard Shields from Printpool

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.

October 13th 2020

Tips for Science & Tech Start-Ups from our Innovation Director, Wendy Tindsley

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.

October 9th 2020

Fireside chat with Spintex Engineering

We speak to Co-Founders of Spintex Engineering Ltd, Alex and Martin.

University of Oxford spin-out that is now based at WCFI, Spintex Engineering Ltd have developed a unique technology for producing strong and pure ‘spider-like’ fibres. The fibres self-assemble from a liquid feedstock, with energy efficiency 1000x greater than synthetic polymers spinning.

October 8th 2020

The new funding landscape

Join our panel of industry experts to discuss current trends in investment and funding for startups and scaleups.

October 6th 2020

Entrepreneurs in Oxford – how to scale and succeed

Join our panel of ecosystem experts to discuss the realities of starting a business in Oxfordshire. We’ll discuss the support available for entrepreneurs and the trends in the Oxford ecosystem.

October 2nd 2020

Barclays Eagle Labs officially launches in Oxford at The Wood Centre for Innovation

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.

September 17th 2020

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.

September 15th 2020

The Wood Centre for Innovation: our green credentials

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.

September 15th 2020

Head to Head with Alex Greenhalgh at Spintex

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.