Founding and Core Members
We benefit from the contributions of all our members. These companies, organisations and institutions are supporters and participants in Advanced Oxford as we work together to grow our innovation economy.
Successful ecosystems require businesses and organisations which provide essential services to support operations, strategy and growth. Advanced Oxford is proud to have a group of companies working as part of our membership as sponsors of our work. These companies provide invaluable insight and connections across Oxfordshire, working with us to grow our innovation economy. You can read more about their activities to support innovation and innovative companies below.
Taylor Vinters is a global legal and advisory practice, supporting key innovation ecosystems and the businesses that drive them across the UK, US and Asia. Our clients range from Fortune 500 technology multinationals through fast-growth, venture-backed and owner-managed businesses, to individuals driven by great ideas and defined by passion and resilience. Put simply, it is our mission to work with innovative and entrepreneurial clients to help them shape a better world. Our people find real meaning in what they do by working with clients to create positive impact, today and tomorrow.
Our unique portfolio structure allows us to support clients with integrated legal, consulting and technology solutions, helping them identify fresh opportunities, manage risk, make better decisions and leverage valuable networks. As a full-service law firm, our key practice areas are corporate, commercial technology, IP, brands, employment, commercial real estate, disputes and private wealth. We are active investors in legal technology and artificial intelligence and innovators in managed legal services.
Mathys & Squire
Mathys & Squire is an intellectual property (IP) powerhouse, putting our specialist knowledge to work to strengthen and secure what most modern businesses today treat as one of their most valuable strategic assets. We are a full-service IP firm with unrivalled expertise in patents, trade marks, design protection and litigation. With over 70 qualified attorneys and a dedicated IP consulting team across offices in London, Birmingham, Brighton, Cambridge, Manchester, Oxford, York, Luxembourg, Munich and Paris, as well as teams based in Belfast, China and Japan, our specialists cover a wide range of technical fields and industry sectors.
Our central Oxford office sits in the heart of Oxford’s thriving innovation ecosystem in the Oxford Centre for Innovation (twinned with the Wood Centre for Innovation in Headington), a hotbed for startup and early-stage businesses specialising in science and technology. We are experienced at developing and implementing bespoke IP strategies to help startup and scaleup businesses in the Oxfordshire innovation ecosystem achieve their commercial goals – whether it be for the purposes of protecting market share, securing investment, boosting valuation for exit or otherwise. The Oxford team has particular expertise in the fields of chemistry, materials science and physics, and regularly presents to local networks and accelerators/incubators. Our door is always open to companies looking for advice.
CBRE - Oxford
CBRE Group, Inc. a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2021 revenue). The company has more than 105,000 employees serving clients in more than 100 countries.
With over 3,000 employees across the UK from 16 dedicated offices, we service every property need across the country. Our newly establish Oxford office provide a comprehensive range of services to landlords and occupiers in the Oxfordshire area. The largest dedicated agency team in the county operates across the Office, Life Sciences, Technology and Industrial & Logistics sectors. The region’s focus on Tech and Life Sciences has made it an attractive market for investors and developers looking to transact, and for occupiers looking to locate their businesses.
Early stage Members
We will shortly be announcing a group of new, early stage company members
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