Programmes & Events
Course? Conference? Networking? Pitch competition? Whatever type of programme or event you are looking for, you are sure to find something relevant to your idea or business.
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Startup programmes: incubate or accelerate?
Startup programs vary, but here’s some information on how to determine the best place to start your business.
RisingWISE: An Oxbridge Women's Initiative
Sonia Muliyil is a Post-Doctoral research fellow in Matthew Freeman’s lab at the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology.
Community Programmes and Events
A list of upcoming programmes and events from across Oxfordshire to help you find the people and resources you need.
Startup Tips: Why start at University?
Looking for inspiration? Find startup tips and much more from students and recent graduates to help you find your path.
Entrepreneurship @ Oxford
Our handy map shows you how to navigate the Oxford entrepreneurship ecosystem.
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A powerful network of the UK’s leading late-stage tech companies
Laure Sylvie Loutala M’polo is the founder and CEO of Lady Boss Events.
A programme of innovators across our branches worldwide, tailored mentoring and access to the Innovation Forum professional network.
Come and build your startup with Founders Factory.
Developing insights on navigating the innovation process from idea generation to commercialisation.
Learn how organisations most effectively find, evaluate and process innovative technologies to realise their commercial value.
Supporting female entrepreneurs in the critical early years.
OxLEP: Driving economic growth
The Innovation Forum seeks to promote innovation by building bridges between academia, industry and government.
What does it mean and how does it work?
Helping UK fintech companies scale, at home and abroad.
Opportunities to further professional development, training and skills.
John Lewis & Partners experiential accelerator.
Innovation Forum is a global network of forward-thinking scientists, healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs and investors with 15 branches spread across 3 continents.
Giving researchers a chance to develop skills for a transition to analytical, business or policy roles in the public and private sector.
Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of classes in design, business, tech, and more.
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!
The RisingWISE programme helps women researchers thrive, as its alumnae have experienced firsthand.
A community that provides aspiring founders the opportunity to gain access to Oxford Garage’s network of mentors, partners, entrepreneurs, VCs, Oxford faculty, and alumni.
Membership body that represents, champions and supports the UK’s creative industries.
Learn how to start-up a business with advice from Guy Kawasaki.
If you’re an entrepreneur at any stage of your journey, and you need money, this course is for you.
Get an introduction to innovation and enterprise, and learn to generate and evaluate your own ideas.
F6S delivers millions of dollars in government grants and R&D tax relief to tech startups and SMEs.
A weekly digest of upcoming entrepreneurship events in Oxfordshire, via Enterprising Oxford.
A development fund designed to support independent creative practitioners.
Free online courses to help you start, grow or join a digital business.
Encouraging, inspiring and supporting the participation of female STEM researchers in innovation and entrepreneurship.
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.
Helping the UK’s most promising tech companies to accelerate their growth and unlock the key to scaling successfully.
Exploring the relationship between entrepreneurship and creativity.
This is a very practical course that will teach you how to create interactive online courses.
A forum for open innovation, bringing together researchers, inventors, and investors.
This programme on financial technology and innovation is designed to offer you the tools to face the future of finance.
Pitchfest is a free, one-day event, where high-tech entrepreneurs pitch to a renowned group of investors.
Teaching the world how to code. Learn to code interactively, for free.
If you're a University of Oxford member, you can sign-up for free access to Women on Boards NexGen Membership. Register using your ...
Learn how to apply tools to better solve problems, generate ideas, and excel in your chosen career.
Learn how to design business and marketing activities to engage customers through relationships instead of one-off sales.
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.
Free, online entrepreneurship courses from ALISON provide a top-notch online entrepreneurship education to create a startup business.
Empowering Oxford's current and future female leaders and founders to pursue their entrepreneurial purpose.
This course is ideal if you are working in a customer-facing role in the health and social care sector.
Your chance to explore what it takes to be an entrepreneur, if you're a student.
Nicki Campling is the ecosystem manager at Barclays Eagle Labs which helps to support start-ups to innovate and grow.
Sign up for IDEA's Engaging with Entrepreneurship Programme to gain practical experience, learn transferable skills for the workplace, ...
Saïd Business School's flagship entrepreneurial event.
This free course will help you understand some of the processes involved in decision making.
Learn and understand fintech with free online classes from top universities and institutions.
Connect TVT strives to bring the Oxfordshire’s tech communities closer together in a more personal and meaningful way.
Zoology meets business in Oxford.
An annual event that brings together innovators, investors and entrepreneurs within the high-tech sector.
Read our blog post from Megan Morys-Carter and see some photos from the night!
As part of the IDEA programme, we will be running a number of pilot programmes to help increase diversity in enterprising activities - ...
Empowered by Accenture, this course will teach you some of the different digital marketing strategies and techniques.
Oxbridge network that aims to foster long-term relationships between enterprising early-career researchers and women working in industry.
Offering a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world.
One day personal development workshops for women, organised by the Careers Service
The University of Oxford Internship Programme provides access to hundreds of summer internships opportunities for students.
Best Courses. Top Institutions. Learn anytime, anywhere.
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In this course, you’ll learn how to pitch your business and secure the funding you’ll need to launch your new company.
Opportunities for Oxford University members to get information about Oxford Entrepreneurial ecosystem.
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.
Supporting the Humanities Division research, through enterprise, entrepreneurship and consultancy.
Panacea Stars collaborate with the most exciting sci-entrepreneurs to help transform bold visions into thriving companies.
Libby Wood is the Associate Director for Programmes, Entrepreneurship Centre, Saïd Business School
Intensive, one-day courses in a variety of subjects.
Online, free courses taught by top instructors from world-class universities and companies. So you can learn anywhere, anytime.
An opportunity to learn the basics of Python over 2 weekends.
The largest student society promoting entrepreneurship in the world.
The IDEA Board Experience Programme aims to support University of Oxford researchers and staff, who identify as women and non-binary, ...