Oxford Science Innovation joins Advanced Oxford

Advanced Oxford, the organisation for Oxfordshire’s innovation businesses, welcomes Oxford Sciences Innovation into its membership.

Advanced Oxford’s goal is to make the Oxford region the most fertile innovation economy in the UK; a globally connected cluster, recognised as the best place to start, grow and locate innovative and knowledge-based businesses. Oxford Sciences Innovation shares this commitment to Oxfordshire’s innovation eco-system and is at the heart of company creation, supporting the next generation of innovative companies to spin-out from the University of Oxford.

Oxford Science Innovation is joining as Advanced Oxford concludes its current research project, focused on Oxfordshire’s green economy and the contribution the region is making to a green recovery.  Advanced Oxford will launch its research findings and report this Wednesday, 25th November, 2020 at an on-line event, and the research will feature companies that Oxford Sciences Innovation is backing, including First Light Fusion, Brill Power and Yasa.

Sarah Haywood, Advanced Oxford’s Managing Director said, “We are delighted to welcome Oxford Sciences Innovation into our membership.  Advanced Oxford is committed to the development of the Innovation ecosystem across the Oxford region.  OSI plays a pivotal role in generating new companies, based on excellent science, technology and ideas from the University of Oxford. Risk capital investment is one of Advanced Oxford’s areas of work and OSI provides vital investment, growth capital and support to some of the most exciting new companies in the region.”

Jim Wilkinson, Interim CEO, Oxford Sciences Innovation said: “Our focus is to ensure Oxford’s world-leading science moves out of the laboratory and onto the global stage. In partnership with University of Oxford, we will build on Oxford’s renowned research legacy, to create a leading science and technology ecosystem and home for entrepreneurs. We are delighted to join Advanced Oxford and share their mission and vision for Oxford.”

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