What's On - Events

Looking for events? Here’s a continually updated list of startup, business and entrepreneurship events being held across Oxfordshire.

 

As the advice and situation around COVID-19 develops, please check with event organisers (not Enterprising Oxford) for any specific details for events.  We will update our events calendar with any information as we find or receive it, but we may not always have 100% updated information for any given event.

If you are looking for guidance, please have a look at the official University of Oxford guidance on the Coronavirus (Covid-19): advice and updates page, which is regularly reviewed and updated.

There are also plenty of great online courses and activities we have collated for anyone interested in entrepreneurship.

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July 2021

Calling on all 18-30 year-olds in the UK with innovative business ideas (Deadline: 11am 28th July 2021)

28 July

If you’re 18-30 years old, are based in the UK and have a great business idea this is for you! Innovation UK has partnered with The Prince’s Trust to find young people from across the UK with innovative ideas that they can help turn into successful businesses.

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Young Innovators Awards 2021/22 (Deadline: 28th July 2021)

28 July @ 11:00 am
How you can use Innovate UK to find and undertake projects with companies who may be interested in commercialising your research

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £460,000 in young innovators with this competition.

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Deadline: 28 July, 11:00am Young Innovators Awards 2021/2022

28 July @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
How you can use Innovate UK to find and undertake projects with companies who may be interested in commercialising your research

Innovate UK and The Prince’s Trust are seeking 18-30-year-olds with ambitious business ideas that could turn into important innovations

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Fireside Chat with Bupa Healthcare

29 July @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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On Thursday 29th July, our Eagle Labs HealthTech Lead Jen Estherby and CodeBase Director of Product Innovation, Jim Newbery will be hosting a Fireside Chat along with the Director of Global Strategy Dan Caines and Group Chief of Technology and Architecture Officer Diana Kennedy at Bupa, to share their experiences of how large organisations like Bupa can engage and work with HealthTech entrepreneurs.

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Oxford Venture Collaboratory (OVC) Panel: What does an ‘ecosystem approach’ mean for your entrepreneurial activities?

29 July @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Oxford Venture Collaboratory (OVC) Panel Discussion (pilot): What does an ‘ecosystem approach’ mean for your entrepreneurial activities?

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The Rapid Challenge: Hardware Start-ups (Deadline: 30th July)

30 July
Competition: Women in Science PhD Poster Competition

Hardware Start-ups: Join The RAPID Challenge journey to define, develop and commercialise your idea.

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Creative Destruction Labs – Applications are currently open for all CDL streams

30 July @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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CDL is accepting applications for its core program: Prime Streams (General Technology) and Specialized Streams (Ag, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Climate, Commerce, Energy, FinTech, Health, Matter, Neuro, Oceans, Quantum, Risk, Space, Supply Chain).

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August 2021

Innovate UK and KTN – Women in Innovation Awards 2021/22 Briefing Event

24 August @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Competition: Women in Science PhD Poster Competition

Through the Women in Innovation Awards 2021/22, 20 female entrepreneurs will be awarded with a cash injection of £50K each, as well as a bespoke package of business support, coaching and mentoring.

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YES21 (Young Entrepreneurs Scheme) – Deadline: 25th August 2021

25 August

The Young Entrepreneurs Scheme (YES) is an innovative global competition developed to raise awareness among early career researchers how ideas can be commercialised.

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SeedWISE Enterprise Programme: Open for Registration

31 August

SeedWISE is an enterprise programme born out of the success and demand for our flagship enterprise programme for women postdocs; RisingWISE. Specifically aimed at women DPhil researchers, we have taken the core RisingWISE aims and tailored the course for women at this important stage in their careers.

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IDEA Panel: How Talking About Diversity is Making Entrepreneurship More Inclusive (22nd June 2021)

On 22nd June 2021, IDEA hosted a panel dedicated to ‘How Talking About Diversity is Making Entrepreneurship More Inclusive’ with speakers from the Oxfordshire entrepreneurial community: Dr Mira Kassouf, Nathania (Tanya) Aritao, and Nicole Beach. This panel drew upon their own professional experiences to highlight different career paths for women leaders and discuss key principles for thinking about how women entrepreneurs can champion diversity and inclusion while using their talents for successful entrepreneurship. Learn more

IDEA Bespoke Project: SeedWISE Enterprise Programme

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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

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