Our work

The Trust strives to place science and entrepreneurship at the heart of culture in our region so that everyone, irrespective of age or background, can develop their scientific and technological knowledge and understanding. Over the past thirty plus years the Trust, in partnership with a wide range of like-minded organisations, has built a supportive bridge between academia and business, created outstanding education programmes and enthused people of all ages about science and technology. It has also helped build the foundations of the successful science economy we see in Oxfordshire today. These are some of our current programmes and initiatives.

Science Oxford

Science Oxford is the hands-on public-facing brand of the The Oxford Trust and delivers our education and engagement programmes.

Stansfeld Park

The Trust is currently developing a new innovation centre and science education centre at Stansfeld Park, Headington, which will open in Spring 2019.

Our Innovation Centres

We own the Oxford Centre for Innovation in the heart of Oxford and are now developing the Wood Centre for Innovation in Headington Quarry, which will open in 2019.

Make Oxford at OCFI

Make Oxford is a creative workspace with prototyping and making facilities for science and tech businesses, entrepreneurs and professional makers.

Meet-up Spaces at OCFI

The Trust runs several spaces at OCFI – including The Basement and The POD – specifically for networking and meet-up groups.

The Pod at OCFI

The POD offers modern conference facilities and flexible breakout space – as and when you need it – right in the heart of the city.

Oxfordshire Science Festival

Supported by the Trust, the Oxfordshire Science Festival inspires thousands of intelligent conversations about science and innovation.

The Enterprise Awards

The Oxford Trust Enterprise Awards recognise and celebrate innovation and entrepreneurship across our region.

Venturefest Oxford

This annual event is supported by the Trust and brings together innovators, investors and entrepreneurs from across the region.

Work With Us

Work with us to inspire and engage young people about STEM careers and help improve their employability skills

Advanced Oxford

Supported by the Trust, Advanced Oxford is an active group of business leaders working together to grow the knowledge-intensive business economy of the Oxford region.

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OCFI

The Oxford Trust owns and runs the Oxford Centre for Innovation or OCFI to provide cost-effective office space for local science and tech start-ups.

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World of Work

Work with us to inspire and inform young people about STEM careers and help to improve their employability skills.

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Programmes and initiatives

Our programmes and initiatives encourage the pursuit of science and enterprise by linking businesses with the community and by showcasing the amazing scientific work that’s done across our region.

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Science Oxford

Science Oxford is the hands-on public-facing brand of the Trust and delivers our amazing education and engagement programmes.

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