Enterprising Oxford is a University of Oxford initiative to help connect our students, staff and alumni to the entrepreneurial people, places and programmes they need in Oxfordshire and beyond.
Enterprising Oxford connects all of the entrepreneurship initiatives and resources in Oxford in one place. Whether you are interested in developing your employability skills, or want to start or grow your business, Enterprising Oxford can help you find what you need at each stage of your journey.
Looking for something in particular? Choose your options below for your personalised resources.
So you’re interested in finding out more about how an entrepreneurial mindset could help. . . there are a wealth of activities and resources to enhance your skills, develop an idea, meet entrepreneurs and gain experience. The opportunities are only limited by the time you have. . .
Develop an idea
If you have an idea or are just starting up, check out the opportunities on offer to develop your skills, networks and business. There is something for everyone here, regardless of your background, type of business, or stage of development.
Grow a business
You have a business which is growing. . . the challenges you face at this stage are very different to when you were starting up. There are many useful resources and opportunities to help you with this next stage of development, including recruitment, marketing, investment and office space.
Barclays Labs helps high-growth UK businesses and large corporates access and increase their exposure to international markets. Learn more
Innovation Leadership programme designed for new Lecturers/ Associate Professors/Senior Independent Research Fellows (e.g. Royal Society and UKRI funded Fellows). Learn more
As part of IDEA’s first round of bespoke projects, the programme has provided HEIF funding to MPLS Enterprise to support a pilot programme for DPhil researchers in STEM subjects called SeedWISE. Learn more