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