Exploring Opportunities

So you’re interested in being entrepreneurial?

 

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.

Check out our top picks, then use the filters below to further customise your search.

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Entrepreneurship @ Oxford

Looking for a way to navigate the Oxford entrepreneurship ecosystem? Our handy map shows you everything at a glance.

Understanding Intellectual Property (IP)

An Oxford guide to IP and where to find information, guidance and support.

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Are you ready to start a business?

So you’ve been thinking about starting a venture recently, but how do you know if you actually are ready?

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Useful TED Talks

TED Talks are a great source of information, advice and experience to help you with any idea you have, no matter what stage you are at.

How a degree can help you run a startup

Three members of Bloom & Wild discuss how their degrees have helped in their entrepreneurial life.

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A weekly digest of upcoming entrepreneurship events and opportunities in Oxfordshire.

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Head-to-head with Katie Bedborough of Oxford VR

Head-to-head with Katie Bedborough of Oxford VR

A company to watch, OCFI-based Oxford VR has just raised £10m Series A funding. The Oxford Trust went head-to-head with Katie Bedborough, their COO, to find out more about how their VR technology is being used in mental health treatments.

TED Talks for Social Entrepreneurs

TED Talks for Social Entrepreneurs

TED Talks are a great source of information, advice and experience to help you with any idea you have, no matter what stage you are at.

Startup Tips: Why is Oxford a good place?

Startup Tips: Why is Oxford a good place?

Young, Oxford entrepreneurs answer the question!

An Accidental Entrepreneur

An Accidental Entrepreneur

Dan Holloway, founder of Mycellium, talks about embracing enterprise by chance.

Top Tips for Digital Health Startups

Top Tips for Digital Health Startups

Very exciting times for the field of digital health.

Oxford Case Studies: VeriVin

Oxford Case Studies: VeriVin

Smart technology for identification and classification of complex liquids in sealed containers.

Zinc

Zinc

Zinc brings together the brightest minds to build and scale a brand new way to solve the most important societal problems faced by the developed world.

Oxford Capital

Oxford Capital

Oxford Capital have invested in more than 40 companies, operating in industries ranging from digital media to sustainable agriculture and medical technology.

Engaging with Entrepreneurship Programme

Engaging with Entrepreneurship Programme

Sign up for IDEA's Engaging with Entrepreneurship Programme to gain practical experience, learn transferable skills for the workplace, ...

When can I call myself a science entrepreneur?

When can I call myself a science entrepreneur?

Holly Reeve's journey from research scientist to startup co-founder

IDEA Corporate Membership with Women on Boards

IDEA Corporate Membership with Women on Boards

If you're a University of Oxford member, you can sign-up for free access to Women on Boards NexGen Membership. Register using your ...

Entrepreneurship in the Creative Industries

Entrepreneurship in the Creative Industries

Exploring the relationship between entrepreneurship and creativity.

Zoology meets the Saïd Business School: insights from the Ideas to Impact programme

Zoology meets the Saïd Business School: insights from the Ideas to Impact programme

Zoology meets business in Oxford.

Eagle Labs at The Wood Centre For Innovation

Eagle Labs at The Wood Centre For Innovation

A flagship for early stage science and technology companies aimed at supporting spinout scientists, university graduates and entrepreneurs.

Keats, pitching and being enterprising

Keats, pitching and being enterprising

How negative capabilities can help to identify opportunities for becoming enterprising.

Startup Tips: Finding funding

Startup Tips: Finding funding

Oxford student and alumni entrepreneurs give insightful advice about their startups

Student Entrepreneur Programme (StEP)

Student Entrepreneur Programme (StEP)

Your chance to explore what it takes to be an entrepreneur, if you're a student.

OX1

OX1

Oxford's first start-up incubator programme designed by student entrepreneurs, for student entrepreneurs, which does not take equity or IP.

10 Rules for a Great Startup Idea

10 Rules for a Great Startup Idea

If you are looking to start a startup , check out this great infographic from Founder Institute (designed by Andrea Chen).

Improving UX for happier customers

Improving UX for happier customers

Advice from the Founder of Fruto, an UX design studio.

Engaging with Entrepreneurship: Register Your Interest

Engaging with Entrepreneurship: Register Your Interest

In collaboration with Enterprising Oxford and Inkpath (a University of Oxford spinout), IDEA will curate "Engaging with ...

The First Questions to ask yourself when you have that big idea Part 2

The First Questions to ask yourself when you have that big idea Part 2

Dr Stuart Wilkinson gives advice on business ideas and how to manage them.

TED Talks for Exploring Entrepreneurship

TED Talks for Exploring Entrepreneurship

TED Talks are a great source of information, advice and experience to help you with any idea you have, no matter what stage you are at.

The Careers Service Student Consultancy

The Careers Service Student Consultancy

The programmes equips University of Oxford students with consulting skills to help local businesses, charities and community organisations.

IDEA Programmes & Courses

IDEA Programmes & Courses

As part of the IDEA programme, we will be running a number of pilot programmes to help increase diversity in enterprising activities - ...

How to Finance and Grow Your Startup – Without VC

How to Finance and Grow Your Startup – Without VC

If you’re an entrepreneur at any stage of your journey, and you need money, this course is for you.

Marmalade

Marmalade

Marmalade is a platform for collaboration, focussed on relationships, power and place.

Oxford Case Studies: Project SOUP

Oxford Case Studies: Project SOUP

Enjoying a simple bowl of soup for an evening can be the first step to making a number of positive changes in your community.

Step Forward

Step Forward

One day personal development workshops for women, organised by the Careers Service

Why do an entrepreneurship course if you are not interested in entrepreneurship?

Why do an entrepreneurship course if you are not interested in entrepreneurship?

Entrepreneurship skills are essential whether you start a business or not. So what skills are these?

Enactus Oxford

Enactus Oxford

An international non-profit organisation that brings together student, academic and business leaders.

The Researcher Strategy Consultancy

The Researcher Strategy Consultancy

Giving researchers a chance to develop skills for a transition to analytical, business or policy roles in the public and private sector.

ImagineIF Accelerator

ImagineIF Accelerator

A programme of innovators across our branches worldwide, tailored mentoring and access to the Innovation Forum professional network.

How To Grow Your Business

How To Grow Your Business

A Guide to Expanding Retail Operations Profitably by Shopify.co.uk

Tech City Digital Business Academy

Tech City Digital Business Academy

Free online courses to help you start, grow or join a digital business.

How Entrepreneurs and Academics Are the Same

How Entrepreneurs and Academics Are the Same

What's the difference between an academic and an entrepreneur?

Head-to-head with Low Carbon Hub

Head-to-head with Low Carbon Hub

The Oxford Trust went head-to-head with Barbara Hammond, CEO of The Low Carbon Hub – a small social enterprise with big aims, now based at WCFI in Headington. They are working on the ground-breaking Project LEO, an ambitious and innovative smart grid trial.

Startup Tips: How do you define entrepreneurship?

Startup Tips: How do you define entrepreneurship?

Young, Oxford entrepreneurs answer the question!

Online FinTech Courses

Online FinTech Courses

Learn and understand fintech with free online classes from top universities and institutions.

Startup Tips: Is my idea good enough?

Startup Tips: Is my idea good enough?

Oxford student and alumni entrepreneurs give insightful advice about their startups

Oxford Fintech Programme

Oxford Fintech Programme

This programme on financial technology and innovation is designed to offer you the tools to face the future of finance.

Tata Varsity Pitch Competition

Tata Varsity Pitch Competition

A national early stage business pitching competition for businesses coming out of colleges and universities.

Developing your Creative Practice

Developing your Creative Practice

A development fund designed to support independent creative practitioners.

The Entrepreneur’s Journey: Oxford Explore and Build

The Entrepreneur’s Journey: Oxford Explore and Build

A bit more in depth, a bit more work, but the effort will be worth it!

Oxford Hub

Oxford Hub

A centre for social action that’s open to everyone, and that takes a collaborative approach to solving some of today’s most pressing issues.

Digital Skills: Digital Marketing

Digital Skills: Digital Marketing

Empowered by Accenture, this course will teach you some of the different digital marketing strategies and techniques.

Creative UK

Creative UK

Membership body that represents, champions and supports the UK’s creative industries.

SSE Funding List

SSE Funding List

A page where to find all the details about grants and support to social enterprises.

The University Challenge Seed Fund

The University Challenge Seed Fund

Assisting researchers transform good research into good business.

How a Degree Can Help You Run Your Startup

How a Degree Can Help You Run Your Startup

Three members of Bloom&Wild discuss how their degrees have helped in their entrepreneurial life

The First Questions to Ask Yourself when You have that Big Idea Part 1

The First Questions to Ask Yourself when You have that Big Idea Part 1

Dr Stuart Wilkinson gives advice on business ideas and how to manage them.

Oxford Saïd Entrepreneurship Forum

Oxford Saïd Entrepreneurship Forum

Saïd Business School's flagship entrepreneurial event.

The Oxford Academic Health Science Network

The Oxford Academic Health Science Network

The Oxford AHSN brings together the NHS, universities, business, patients and the public to promote best health for the population and prosperity in Oxfordshire.

Don’t Want to Be All By Yourself? Find a cofounder

Don’t Want to Be All By Yourself? Find a cofounder

Finding a co-founder can be very tricky.  It's often hard enough to find someone who you can work with, let alone finding someone you ...

Oxford Centre for Teaching and Learning

Oxford Centre for Teaching and Learning

The Centre for Teaching and Learning provides voluntary courses for university and college staff at the University of Oxford.

Oxfordshire Social Entrepreneurship Partnership (OSEP)

Oxfordshire Social Entrepreneurship Partnership (OSEP)

OSEP has been set up to help existing and prospective social entrepreneurs plan, develop and grow their businesses across Oxfordshire.

Science and Technology Facilities Council

Science and Technology Facilities Council

A publicly funded Research Council responsible for supporting, co-ordinating and promoting research, innovation and skills development.

OUI Startup Incubator

OUI Startup Incubator

The Startup Incubator helps entrepreneur-driven ventures that are not University spinouts.

Medical Sciences Training

Medical Sciences Training

Opportunities to further professional development, training and skills.

Are You Ready to Start a Business?

Are You Ready to Start a Business?

So you've been thinking about starting a venture recently, but how do you know if you actually are ready?

Ideas 2 Impact

Ideas 2 Impact

This innovation and enterprise skills initiative is convened at Saïd Business School, in collaboration with the Entrepreneurship Centre and the University of Oxford sciences division.

What Does it Mean to Be Enterprising?

What Does it Mean to Be Enterprising?

Let's go through some definitions...

EIT Health Summer School

EIT Health Summer School

The EIT Health Summer Schools support innovation by empowering the healthcare leaders and innovators of tomorrow.

Digital Oxford

Digital Oxford

Independent organisation that sets out to make Oxford and Oxfordshire a global destination for digital business.

Understanding Intellectual Property (IP)

Understanding Intellectual Property (IP)

As a student, you need to understand what IP is, who owns it, and what can be done with it before proceeding with an idea.

What is an Entrepreneur?

What is an Entrepreneur?

Academia, entrepreneurship and . . . motorcycles? Dr Katie Jennings talks about what she thinks an entrepreneur is.

CodeSoc

CodeSoc

Oxford University coding society.

The Startup Newsletters I Actually (Mostly) Read

The Startup Newsletters I Actually (Mostly) Read

Good reading habits.

University of Oxford Innovation Fund

University of Oxford Innovation Fund

Investing across all areas of technology and intellectual property from Oxford including new Oxford-based software companies.

OUI Social Enterprise Support

OUI Social Enterprise Support

Through social enterprise, OUI now offers a business model that is adaptable, dynamic and supports all University Divisions equally.

So What is Innovation Anyway?

So What is Innovation Anyway?

A definition co-written by Oxford students, the Careers Service and the Humanities Division.

Oxfordshire Business Support

Oxfordshire Business Support

A practical guide to supporting Oxfordshire businesses at all stages, by people with honest first-hand experience.

What Really Fosters Innovation (Infographic)

What Really Fosters Innovation (Infographic)

The importance of innovation and the conditions that foster it.

Useful Lists for Starting Up

Useful Lists for Starting Up

Useful advice from the web.

Hult Prize

Hult Prize

The Hult Prize Foundation is a start-up accelerator for budding young social entrepreneurs emerging from the world’s universities.

Support Innovation

Support Innovation

Providing Oxford University with unprecedented opportunities to innovate by sharing resources and ideas

What does it mean to be Entrepreneurial?

What does it mean to be Entrepreneurial?

It is not just about starting a business, or spinning out a company from research. It's a mindset, or a way of thinking.

The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

TORCH provides a range of training and development opportunities for early career researchers in Humanities.

WeAreTheCity

WeAreTheCity

WeAreTheCity includes gender-related news, a networks directory, calendar of events and conferences, returnships, business schools, inspirational women profiles, HeForShe interviews, giving back and jobs.

ActInSpace

ActInSpace

An international innovation contest based on space technologies, data, patents and infrastructures.

Tech Nation

Tech Nation

Empowering ambitious tech entrepreneurs to grow faster through knowledge and connections; to build a UK economy fit for the next generation.

OBN

OBN

OBN is the Membership organisation supporting and bringing together the UK’s emerging life sciences companies, corporate partners and investors.

MBA Entrepreneurship Project (EP)

MBA Entrepreneurship Project (EP)

Challenging participants to develop a full business plan and present it to a panel of invited investors and other practitioners.

Enterprising Oxford Newsletter

Enterprising Oxford Newsletter

A weekly digest of upcoming entrepreneurship events in Oxfordshire, via Enterprising Oxford.

The First Questions to ask yourself when you have that big idea Part 4

The First Questions to ask yourself when you have that big idea Part 4

Dr Stuart Wilkinson gives advice on business ideas and how to manage them.

edX: Online Business Courses (MOOC)

edX: Online Business Courses (MOOC)

Best Courses. Top Institutions. Learn anytime, anywhere.

Creative Thinking: Techniques and Tools for Success

Creative Thinking: Techniques and Tools for Success

Learn how to apply tools to better solve problems, generate ideas, and excel in your chosen career.

Researchers: make a social impact

Researchers: make a social impact

Incubators/Accelerator The Skoll Centre offers plenty of resources for researchers looking to make a social impact with their ...

Ideas for Your Business Model

Ideas for Your Business Model

Every business needs a business model.  But what exactly is a business model?

Get Interactive: Practical Teaching with Technology

Get Interactive: Practical Teaching with Technology

This is a very practical course that will teach you how to create interactive online courses.

NHS Clinical Entrepreneur

NHS Clinical Entrepreneur

The clinical entrepreneur training programme is designed to offer opportunities for clinical, NHS staff and wider health professionals to develop their entrepreneurial aspirations during their clinical training period.

UX Oxford

UX Oxford

Monthly talks on User Experience in Oxford.

Startups.co.uk

Startups.co.uk

UK’s leading independent, online resource for anyone starting and growing a business, established in 2000.

Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship

Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship

The centre aims to maximise the impact of social entrepreneurship to transform unjust systems around the world.

Oxentia

Oxentia

Oxford's Global Innovation Consultancy: Bringing new ideas to life

Connect TVT

Connect TVT

Connect TVT strives to bring the Oxfordshire’s tech communities closer together in a more personal and meaningful way.

Working in Startups: Understanding the Growth Cycle

Working in Startups: Understanding the Growth Cycle

Growing pains - What are the phases a start-up goes through as it grows?

#StartedinOxford Demo Day

#StartedinOxford Demo Day

Enterprising Oxford brings you the latest #StartedInOxford Demo Day!

ROBIN

ROBIN

A network of like-minded people from businesses and public sector bodies in Oxfordshire.

Female Founders Fund

Female Founders Fund

The leading source of institutional capital for female founders raising seed capital with over $3B in enterprise value.

The Careers Service

The Careers Service

The centre helps its clients, who include current Oxford students (undergraduates and postgraduates), research staff, alumni, colleagues, employers and other opportunity providers, with a range of high value career-focused services, programmes and activities.

Engaging with Entrepreneurship Programme

Engaging with Entrepreneurship Programme

Sign up for IDEA's Engaging with Entrepreneurship Programme to gain practical experience, learn transferable skills for the workplace, ...

Barclays Eagle Lab

Barclays Eagle Lab

We offer businesses a range of services to help them to grow and scale.

Oxford Internet Professionals

Oxford Internet Professionals

This is a great opportunity to meet other locals who earn their living from the Internet.

Social Shifters: Find your social or environmental passion and take action

Social Shifters: Find your social or environmental passion and take action

Find your social or environmental passion - and take action

Managing Innovative Technology

Managing Innovative Technology

Learn how organisations most effectively find, evaluate and process innovative technologies to realise their commercial value.

Why Humanities Graduates Make Great Entrepreneurs

Why Humanities Graduates Make Great Entrepreneurs

Th benefits for business that come from humanities.

Startup Tips: Lessons from our students

Startup Tips: Lessons from our students

Oxford student and alumni entrepreneurs give insightful advice about their startups

Startup Tips: What’s the best thing about it?

Startup Tips: What’s the best thing about it?

Young, Oxford entrepreneurs answer the question!

Basics of Pitching

Basics of Pitching

Pitching is an essential part of any entrepreneur's journey!

Oxford Case Studies: Rhodes Incubator

Oxford Case Studies: Rhodes Incubator

Social impact and entrepreneurship can go together.

Student Entrepreneur?

Student Entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurship education is becoming more prominent, with many students seeking to learn more about business.

Vice-Chancellor’s Social Impact Awards 2019

Vice-Chancellor’s Social Impact Awards 2019

Presented every year to Oxford University students who show exceptional achievement and commitment to positive social change.

Science Innovation Union

Science Innovation Union

A training platform, bridging the gap between academia, industry, and government.

Online Entrepreneurship Courses (MOOC)

Online Entrepreneurship Courses (MOOC)

Free, online entrepreneurship courses from ALISON provide a top-notch online entrepreneurship education to create a startup business.

How is Entrepreneurship Relevant to my Research?

How is Entrepreneurship Relevant to my Research?

A brief reflection about how being an entrepreneur fit in with an academic career.

Social Impact Education

Social Impact Education

A variety of co-curricular courses aimed at providing high potential, socially-minded graduate students across the University of Oxford.

Free Entrepreneurship Online Courses and Activities

Free Entrepreneurship Online Courses and Activities

Looking for something to do from the comfort of your own home?  Check out these free online entrepreneurship courses, videos and resources!

Diversity VC

Diversity VC

A non-profit partnership promoting diversity in Venture Capital.

MPLS Enterprise Programme

MPLS Enterprise Programme

Opportunities for Oxford University members to get information about Oxford Entrepreneurial ecosystem.

So you think you want to be a director of a company…

So you think you want to be a director of a company…

Top questions you need to know the answers to before you become a company director. Whether you have never been a director before, or not there are some questions you should ask about yourself before you take on the responsibility

Startup Tips: Why is university a good time?

Startup Tips: Why is university a good time?

Young, Oxford entrepreneurs answer the question!

Oxford Case Studies: Boresha Technologies

Oxford Case Studies: Boresha Technologies

Providing reliable and low-cost sources of working capital for small farmers.

Oxford Case Studies: Mycelium

Oxford Case Studies: Mycelium

It is better to be extraordinary and fail, then try to be ordinary and succeed.

Innovation & Partnership

Innovation & Partnership

The University of Oxford strives to create impactful knowledge through partnerships and innovation.

Social Enterprise?Entrepreneurship? Innovation?

Social Enterprise?Entrepreneurship? Innovation?

Let's shed some light on the definitions and relations between the three.

Oxford Venture Capital Network – Student Society

Oxford Venture Capital Network – Student Society

A network to help both Oxford students and startups grow.

Arts at the Old Fire Station

Arts at the Old Fire Station

An arts centre in the heart of Oxford, showcasing the best of local and international performance and artwork, which takes a risk and entertains.

Coursera:  Entrepreneurship Online Courses (MOOC)

Coursera: Entrepreneurship Online Courses (MOOC)

Online, free courses taught by top instructors from world-class universities and companies. So you can learn anywhere, anytime.

Oxford Case Studies – Marulin

Oxford Case Studies – Marulin

Read how an Oxford alumna went from science to tea business.

Head-to-head with Jessica Dillon at the Social Tech Trust

Head-to-head with Jessica Dillon at the Social Tech Trust

The Oxford Trust went head-to-head with Jessica Dillon at the Social Tech Trust, one of OCFI’s latest residents, to find out how they transform lives with tech.

Oxford Entrepreneurs Student Society

Oxford Entrepreneurs Student Society

Oxford Entrepreneurs is the largest student society promoting entrepreneurship in the world.

University of Oxford Entrepreneurship Support

University of Oxford Entrepreneurship Support

Organisations and student groups providing opportunities to explore entrepreneurship in the University.

Oxford Case Studies: Pick Me Up Parcels

Oxford Case Studies: Pick Me Up Parcels

Emily Tench bagged a social enterprise award for Pick-Me-Up Parcels, a venture that does what it says on the parcel.

Oxford Science Enterprises

Oxford Science Enterprises

A preferred partner of the University of Oxford to provide capital to, and develop science spin-out companies.

The First questions to ask yourself when you have that big idea Part 3

The First questions to ask yourself when you have that big idea Part 3

Dr Stuart Wilkinson gives advice on business ideas and how to manage them.

Impact Investing: How to Leave a Mark

Impact Investing: How to Leave a Mark

Impact investing is gaining momentum and awareness.

Community Enterprise Awards

Community Enterprise Awards

Since 2013, over 40 different ventures have been supported, from a community cafe to a soap recycling enterprise.

Why Students Need to Learn Entrepreneurial Skills

Why Students Need to Learn Entrepreneurial Skills

Thinking about becoming a student entrepreneur? Or just looking to expand your skill set? Here’s why as a student you need to learn ...

Oxford Entrepreneur’s Network

Oxford Entrepreneur’s Network

Oxford educated entrepreneurs, investors and mentors. The Oxford Alumni network for those interested in entrepreneurship.

Brookes Enterprise Support

Brookes Enterprise Support

Enterprise Support offers exceptional opportunities for students, staff and recent graduates.

The John Fell Fund

The John Fell Fund

All subject areas are encouraged to apply, and interdisciplinary and/or interdivisional projects are especially welcome.

Amazon Small Business Accelerator

Amazon Small Business Accelerator

Join the #AmazonAccelerator to access a catalogue of more than 15-hours of online training anytime, led by leading business experts. The e-learning is tailored to individuals just starting their entrepreneurial adventure, as well as those looking to go for growth!

I Have an Idea Related to Research… Now What?

I Have an Idea Related to Research… Now What?

As a student or researcher you need to know the rules around IP in the university.

The Liber Project

The Liber Project

Liber is a new endeavour addressing the numerous business challenges brought on by the Covid-19 crisis.

Oxford Case Studies: Common Ground

Oxford Case Studies: Common Ground

A shared workspace and café in Jericho, Oxford.

What is an Angel Investor?

What is an Angel Investor?

A grasp about the topic.

Startup Meetups

Startup Meetups

Meet with other local startups!

Why Students Need to Learn Entrepreneurial Skills

Why Students Need to Learn Entrepreneurial Skills

Thinking about becoming a student entrepreneur? Or just looking to expand your skill set? Here’s why as a student you need to learn ...

RisingWISE: empowering enterprising women

RisingWISE: empowering enterprising women

Oxbridge network that aims to foster long-term relationships between enterprising early-career researchers and women working in industry.

The Oxford Social Entrepreneur’s Journey

The Oxford Social Entrepreneur’s Journey

Useful information about social entrepreneurship in Oxfordshire.

Oxford Women In Business (OxWIB)

Oxford Women In Business (OxWIB)

A thriving student society providing a platform for opportunities for enterprising young women at the University of Oxford.

Tech Workshops

Tech Workshops

An opportunity to learn the basics of Python over 2 weekends.

Insight into Strategy and Management

Insight into Strategy and Management

Our Insight into Strategy and Management programme is designed to demystify business and increase understanding of professional life to help students become ready for employment. 

Changemakers

Changemakers

A global network of social entrepreneurs, business leaders, and policy makers.

Oxford Case Studies – Hutano Diagnostics

Oxford Case Studies – Hutano Diagnostics

A start-up developing a diagnostic, tracking and surveillance platform for dangerous infectious diseases in Africa.

Social Entrepreneurship: exploring the buzzword

Social Entrepreneurship: exploring the buzzword

Let's explore the buzzword that is increasingly featuring in the business and start-up sector.

Social Entrepreneurship is . . .

Social Entrepreneurship is . . .

Some thoughts about this increasingly more prevalent term.

The Careers Service Micro-Internship Programme

The Careers Service Micro-Internship Programme

The micro-internship programme offers short-term work placements with organisations based in Oxfordshire and Greater London.

IDEA Board Experience Programme

IDEA Board Experience Programme

The IDEA Board Experience Programme aims to support University of Oxford researchers and staff, who identify as women and non-binary, ...

Female Entrepreneur Resources

Female Entrepreneur Resources

A list of support groups and resources for female entrepreneurs in the UK, compiled by Startups.co.uk 

YES Young Entrepreneurs Scheme

YES Young Entrepreneurs Scheme

A global competition developed to raise awareness of how ideas can be commercialised.

The Careers Service Training

The Careers Service Training

Facilitating a number of learning and development programmes that provide opportunities to develop your skills and experience for your career.

The Oxford-Cambridge Arc

The Oxford-Cambridge Arc

A long-term vision to secure sustainable growth and prosperity for all.

The Careers Service Internship Programme

The Careers Service Internship Programme

The University of Oxford Internship Programme provides access to hundreds of summer internships opportunities for students.

Translational funding

Translational funding

Translational funding is used to bridge a ‘gap’ in development between early stage university research and its commercialisation.

Innovation Districts: Creating Caffeine Fuelled Spaces to Think

Innovation Districts: Creating Caffeine Fuelled Spaces to Think

So how can the concept of innovation districts be applied to Oxford?

Global Challenges Research Fund

Global Challenges Research Fund

The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) supports cutting-edge research to address challenges faced by developing countries.

Hacking is Not Just for Computer Geeks

Hacking is Not Just for Computer Geeks

What is a "hackathon"? What is "hacking"?

Startup Tips: What to do with your idea

Startup Tips: What to do with your idea

Oxford student and alumni entrepreneurs give insightful advice about their startups

Oxford Case Studies – Uncomfortable Oxford

Oxford Case Studies – Uncomfortable Oxford

Are you sitting comfortably? Then it’s time to get up and take a bumpy walk through Oxford’s past.

EIT Innovation

EIT Innovation

EIT is an independent EU body striving to nurture entrepreneurial talent and supporting new ideas.

Our Internships at Enterprising Oxford

Our Internships at Enterprising Oxford

Students take over Enterprising Oxford.

Oxford Seed Fund

Oxford Seed Fund

A student-led fund that provides capital to Oxford University’s most promising start-ups

Get Your Startup Started

Get Your Startup Started

In this course, you’ll learn how to pitch your business and secure the funding you’ll need to launch your new company.

Code Academy: Online Coding Courses (MOOC)

Code Academy: Online Coding Courses (MOOC)

Teaching the world how to code. Learn to code interactively, for free.

Key Characteristics of an Entrepreneur

Key Characteristics of an Entrepreneur

What does it take to become an entrepreneur?  Do you think you could do it?  There are a set of key charcteristics which many ...

Unleash Your Potential: Innovation and Enterprise

Unleash Your Potential: Innovation and Enterprise

Get an introduction to innovation and enterprise, and learn to generate and evaluate your own ideas.

Business Fundamentals: Customer Engagement

Business Fundamentals: Customer Engagement

Learn how to design business and marketing activities to engage customers through relationships instead of one-off sales.

RisingWISE: ‘My career has taken exciting turns since the programme’

RisingWISE: ‘My career has taken exciting turns since the programme’

The RisingWISE programme helps women researchers thrive, as its alumnae have experienced firsthand.

Working Flexibly: Ask Me Anything with Sarah Haywood

Working Flexibly: Ask Me Anything with Sarah Haywood

Sarah Haywood talks about her experiences with flexible working

Aspect launch new Accelerator!

Aspect launch new Accelerator!

Aspect’s new flagship four-month social sciences student and alumni accelerator hosted by LSE to support and scale socially-responsible student and alumni ventures is now open for applications.

Head-to-head with Helen Williams of Vitaccess

Head-to-head with Helen Williams of Vitaccess

Recently The Oxford Trust went head-to-head with Helen Williams, Director of Operations, at Vitaccess – a pioneering digital healthcare consultancy.

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