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, co-working space and 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

Our public-facing Science Oxford team 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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To visit us, see scienceoxford.com

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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In memory of Sir Martin Wood – founder of The Oxford Trust

December 1, 2021
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Sir Martin Wood (1927–2021), co-founder of The Oxford Trust...
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Recipients of The Oxford Trust Covid Innovation Heroes Awards 2021 announced

November 25, 2021
The Oxford Trust is pleased to announce the recipients of our Covid Innovation Heroes Awards­ 2021, part of the High...
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Sir Martin Wood – engineer, philanthropist, and conservationist (1927-2021)

November 24, 2021
A joint statement by sister charities: Earth Trust, The Oxford Trust and Sylva Foundation. It is with great sadness that we...
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Interviews with our businesses

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Five minutes with Huw Price, Managing Director of Curiosity Software

October 11, 2021
The latest science and tech business to join our innovation community is Curiosity Software, an expanding company on the make....
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Five minutes with David Llewellyn, CEO and founder of DJS Antibodies

June 22, 2021
A dynamic new biotech started by Dr David Lewellyn and Dr Joe Illingworth, DJS Antibodies is pioneering the development of...
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Five minutes with Peter Hamley, Chief Scientific Officer of Samsara Therapeutics

June 2, 2021
We spoke to Peter Hamley, Chief Scientific Officer of amazing biotech start-up Samsara Therapeutics, who have just moved into the...
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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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