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Other courses, events and workshops being offered as part of the MPLS Enterprise and Innovation programme or our partners: updated regularly throughout the year, with live links when available for booking.


OXFO Foundry Freshers' Festival:

Showcase Information Session and Networking
Thursday, October 11, 13:00 to 19:00
at Oxford Foundry

"Women in STEM" Welcome event 2018:

Thursday, October 25 - 18:00 to 20:00
Oxford Town Hall, St Aldate's, Oxford, OX1 1BX

Discover more about the different women's societies running across the Univerisity of Oxford.  You will have the opportunity to meet the committee members from each of the Oxford WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) initiatives, find out more about the up-coming talks, outreach opportunities, training workshops and networking events.  

We have also invited our key industry partners to host stalls at the event, giving you the chance to speak with inspiring women working in those companies.  There will be drinks and nibbles to enjoy, whilst you try out the VR and AR activities and listen to the Soap Box Science talks.

Register here

Enterprising WISE Lunch and Learn with Professor Angela Russell

Tuesday, October 30, 12:00 to 14:00
Wolfson Seminar Room, Chemistry Research Laboratory, Chemistry Department, University of Oxford, 12 Mansfield Rd, Oxford, OX1 3TA
Register here

#StartedinOxford Demo Night

The next #StartedinOxford Demo Night will be held at the Blackwell Hall, Weston Library on Thursday 8 November 2018, to showcase some of the amazing people/companies here in Oxford.  This is for University and non-University, both startups and visitors.  


 Science Innovation Union HT 2018


1. Talk on Promoting Gender Equality in Research and Innovation
Date: Monday 2nd week, 15th October
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Place: Tsuzuki Lecture Theatre, St. Anne's College
facebook link | ticket link


2. How AI and Machine Learning are Speeding Up Drug Discovery
Date: Monday 3rd week, 22nd October
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Place: New Biochemistry Building Seminar Room, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QU
facebook link | ticket link


3. From Idea to Start-up: Self-driving cars and portable sequencing
Date: Monday 6th week, 12th November
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Place: New Biochemistry Building Seminar Room, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QU
facebook link | ticket link


Innovation Forum HT 2018 

Launching our Global Accelerator IMAGINE IF!

NO equity and FREE quality mentorship, a global network of entrepreneurs and dedicated support through our Innovation Forum volunteers

Join us at the Wig and Pen on the 2nd of November at 18.00 pm to

  • Meet the experts who could be mentoring YOU
  • How to build an A-team with a panel discussion including three start-ups and a team-building expert:

Line Up

Alex Reid from Oxford nanoSystems (last year’s IMAGINE IF! competitor)


Danuta Jeziorska from Oxsybio

Our panel of expert Mentors for winners of the IMAGINE IF! competition

You will also have the opportunity to pitch yourself alongside our mentors in a bid to find your future team or your new idea


18.00-18.30 Registration

18.30-19.30 Team-Building Panel

19.30-20.30 Mentors pitch

20.30-21.00 Your time to shine + Networking


Learn, be inspired, make friends and more