The Oxford Trust

Encouraging the pursuit of science and enterprise



Our Programmes

Enterprise

The Oxford Trust owns the Oxford Centre for Innovation in the city centre and the Wood Centre for Innovation in Headington to provide cost-effective office space, technical workshops and R&D labs, meeting facilities and sector-specific business support for local science and tech start-ups and grow-on businesses. Watch our latest video.
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Education & Engagement

Science Oxford runs our education and engagement programmes, including the Science Oxford Centre, to inspire and engage young people in science and tech. The Centre is the UK’s first indoor-outdoor science education centre for primary-aged children and is open to schools during the week and for Family Days every Saturday.

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Support us

We are reliant on the generosity of individuals, business and foundations that like what we do – inspire young people to become passionate about science and support the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs. You can help us in several ways.

 

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Further Government funding supports phase II R&D lab conversion at Wood Centre for Innovation

September 7, 2021
Following £0.2 million additional Local Growth Fund support, secured by the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP), the Trust is to...
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Client company Optellum announces strategic collaboration with Johnson & Johnson

August 18, 2021
Optellum, a lung-health AI company based at our Oxford Centre for Innovation, has just announced a strategic collaboration with the...
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How the Trust and its partners support science & tech start-ups

August 3, 2021
An independent charitable trust, The Oxford Trust was set up by Sir Martin and Lady Audrey Wood 36 years ago...
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Escalator Support Programme

Our Escalator Support Programme offers cost effective space in our innovation centres, including a discounted fee structure, business support, and access to the angel investment.

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Barclays Eagle Lab

In partnership with The Oxford Trust, Barclays run an Eagle Lab at our Wood Centre for Innovation in Headington.

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Science Oxford Centre

Our Science Oxford Centre is the UK’s first indoor-outdoor science education centre specifically for early years and primary-aged children, their teachers and families.

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STEM Careers Programme

Our Science Oxford STEM Careers Programme for secondary school students encourages positive choices about careers in science and tech.

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