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Design Thinking Workshop

Design Thinking Workshop – Oxford as a Future City Venue: Oxford University Careers Service (56 Banbury Rd, OX2 6PA) On Saturday 14th April 2018, Innovation Forum Oxford brings you the opportunity to enter the world of Design Thinking and add an invaluable new tool to your problem-solving repertoire. Engage in a challenge-led skill building activity, where resulting solutionsaaa

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Paediatric Innovation in Oxford: EIT Health Day, “Thinking of Oscar” at the Leaders Conference and launching the Oxford Hackathon

The Oxford branch of the Innovation Forum recently supported the EIT Health Innovation Day organised by the Entrepreneurship Centre, Said Business School, Oxford. The event took place at the Oxford Foundry and aimed at defining and solving challenges in mental health following the “design thinking” process. The day brought together scientists, clinicians, MBA students, andaaa

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She Started in Oxford by TechTonic

Oxford has always led the way in education, research and innovation. Unsurprisingly, thousands of influential leaders have begun their journey here. The list of famous Oxonians includes 51 Nobel Prize winners, 27 British Prime Ministers and countless CEOs, all of whom have disrupted their field, changing the status quo. Our partners, TechTonic will be hostingaaa

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Spherox Pharmaceuticals Wins Oxford Finals of IMAGINE IF! Accelerator Competition

The sell-out evening at the Oxford careers service on October 12th was an inspiring showcase of the exciting innovation occurring in the Oxford ecosystem, and showed-off some equally impressive entrepreneurs and technology. Martin Ducker, from Spherox Pharmaceuticals, pitched his cell assay to block infiltration of the highly aggressive glioblastoma brain tumour and triumphed in firstaaa

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IMAGINE IF! Idea Competition – Meet the Oxford Startups and Mentors

Written by: Dr Mira Kassouf IMAGINE IF! in Oxford Oxford continues to top the World University Rankings, a testament of the excellence and impact in academic and innovative pursuits. Innovation Forum Oxford (IFO) is embedded in this exquisite environment that keeps on giving; when you think the place is saturated with support for startups, thenaaa

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Meet the Oxford team of Innovation Forum

Meet the Oxford team of Innovation Forum, a team of talented entrepreneurially minded scientists and clinicians from the University of Oxford and Oxford Brookes University. During the 2016/2017 academic year, they have delivered an impressive catalogue of initiatives to inspire and educate the next generation of science-entrepreneurs and to accelerate innovation by connecting academics withaaa

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IMAGINE IF! Idea Competition – Oxford Pitching Final

“Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs” IMAGINE IF! Idea Competition OXFORD PITCHING FINAL Are you interested in what 10 teams of Oxford science entrepreneurs have identified as problems and needs? And how they went about addressing them by applying their science and expertise? Join us on Thursday 12th October 2017 at 18:00, at the Centenary Room, Careers Serviceaaa

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How to become a science-entrepreneur? Innovation Forum Oxford training on health and life sciences entrepreneurship

Academics more and more often think beyond publishing their discoveries in top journals and consider the commercial potential of their findings. This is particularly prominent at the University of Oxford, where last year, scientists span out 21 discoveries into companies, attracting ~£50 million in early-stage funding grants, investment and partnerships with pharma. This year, start-upaaa

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Developing the next generation of science-entrepreneurs

Academic research is a source of innovation with an astronomical impact on our society. In healthcare, the world’s first antibiotic, Penicillin, was researched and developed for mass production by academics here at the University of Oxford. In technology, the invention without which our generation is unable to function, the World Wide Web, was invented byaaa

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Oxford to welcome academics, industry leaders and policy makers at this year’s Leaders Conference

This year’s 4th Global Innovation Forum Leaders Conference will bring together innovators, investors and policymakers and industry leaders from across the world to the Saïd Business School, Oxford. The conference will be held on the 4th-5th of December 2017 and will feature renowned speakers from academia and entrepreneurship as well as celebrating the biotech industry inaaa

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