Invest in a spinout
Invest in a spinout.
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Invest in a spinout

Oxford University Innovation
Tel: +44 (0) 1865 280830

Oxford University Innovation manages opportunities to invest in Oxford University spinout companies.

The Startup Incubator
Tel: +44 (0) 1865 280850

The Startup Incubator supports software ventures from the University’s ecosystem in the development of products or services and assists them to trade. Its facility in Summertown, Oxford, offers support services including:

  • commercial mentoring
  • intellectual property advice
  • assistance in identifying potential customers
  • enquiry handling 
  • advice on formation of a limited company
  • 24/7 access to a joint development space
  • shared IT facilities
  • support with raising external investment

The ventures in the Startup Incubator all share software as a theme, but their application fields vary from energy usage analysis through text analytics to social media networks and data analysis.

Oxford Science Enterprises

Oxford Science Enterprises is a £600m fund formed in 2015 to invest in spinouts from the University of Oxford, Harwell and Culham laboratories. It invests in new and existing spinout companies, working inclusively with other investors.

Investors: Invesco, IP Group, Lansdowne Partners, Oxford University Endowment Fund, the Wellcome Trust, Woodford Investment Management, Google Ventures and Sir Charles Dunstone.