11 July 2022
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Eleven MPLS researchers have been recognised in this year’s MPLS Impact Awards, which showcase research impact across the division and help us to identify examples of impact excellence that will help us to prepare the ground for future Research Excellence Framework (REF) submissions and similar exercises.
7 July 2022
The new investment in Oxford Quantum Circuits (OQC), a spin-out company from the Department of Physics, will accelerate the company’s research and development and fuel its expansion in the Asia-Pacific region. The Series A investment funding is the largest ever secured in the UK by a quantum computing start-up.
5 April 2022
Oxford University has been ranked first in the UK for turning academic research into spinout companies, according to a new report published today by data analyst firm Beauhurst.
14 February 2022
Created by a team from the University of Oxford in collaboration with King’s College London, the OxVent ventilator was designed especially for COVID-19 in response to the UK Government’s ‘Ventilator Challenge’ to address the potential shortage of ventilators caused by the pandemic.
18 November 2021
Quantum Dice's founders include the Department of Physics’ Ramy Aboushelbaya and Marko Mayr; the company is developing the world’s first compact source-device independent quantum random number generator set to play a key role in the cybersecurity market.
16 November 2021
A carbon capture company established less than a year ago by two Oxford students has been announced as one of 23 winners of the XPRIZE student competition.
28 October 2021
Oxford Nanopore Technologies, a company which began as a spinout from the Department of Chemistry, has floated on the London Stock Exchange. It is the UK's biggest spinout IPO and the 5th biggest worldwide.
Rapid COVID-19 test, Oxsed RaViD Direct, now in use at Heathrow and trials at Hong Kong International Airport
4 November 2020
The spinout company, Oxsed, was last month acquired by DNAFit Life Sciences, a wholly owned entity of Hong Kong-based genetics and diagnostic health testing company Prenetics. Deploying the test to further global airports is now under discussion.
28 October 2020
PhishAR builds on the work of Professor Ivan Martinovic and Dr Ivo Sluganovic from the Department of Computer Science, and employs augmented reality to crack down on “phishing”.
11 May 2018
Researchers in the Department of Chemistry have developed a crop stimulant that increases yields by 20%.