16 October 2023
Oxford University Innovation (OUI), the research commercialisation office of the University of Oxford, has published its first impact report, which showcases the ripple effect of spinouts, start-ups and social ventures started in Oxford.
23 June 2023
The University of Oxford has produced the highest number of tech unicorn founders across Europe, according to a new report.
27 April 2023
Biotechnology company HydRegen has secured £2.6m in its latest fundraising round, led by Clean Growth Fund, to commercialise its sustainable technologies for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.
29 March 2023
The University of Oxford has reached the milestone of creating 300 companies based on research and ideas from students, staff and alumni. The companies have raised over £6 billion in investment and created over 9,000 jobs.
3 March 2023
Spun out of the University of Oxford in 2016 by Professors Stephen Roberts and Michael Osborne, Mind Foundry has developed technology and products that help people and organisations to implement Artificial Intelligence more responsibly.
11 January 2023
Three University of Oxford spinouts, including two from MPLS, have raised significant investment to scale their companies in vehicle automation, quantum computing and medical imaging respectively.
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”.