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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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June 2021

Winning in China through Innovation, Design and Awards

16 June @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Join us for this national event where you will learn more about how you as a founder you can Win in China through innovation, design and find out how you can apply for the 2021 Design Intelligence Awards to help businesses grow and trade in China. 

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Oxfordshire B Corps: Peer to Peer Support

16 June @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This group will bring together individuals working across Oxfordshire who are interested in taking their first steps on the journey to becoming a B Corporation. The facilitated sessions will enable participants to share their ideas and challenges in a confidential setting. The sessions will focus on knowledge-sharing, problem-solving and exploring new connections and collaborations.

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Aspect Festival 2021(17th-18th June 2021)

17 June @ 9:00 am - 18 June @ 5:00 pm
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Aspect Festival21 celebrates members of the Aspect Community who over the last three years of Research England Connecting Capability Fund (CCF) funding have worked together to support innovation, entrepreneurship and research commercialisation in the social sciences.

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Innovation in a crisis – one year on: Going global

17 June @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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The pandemic has reached every corner of the globe, and the problems UK innovators worked to tackle last year have continued to be relevant both at home and abroad. Join us as we speak to individuals working on a range of beathing aids to help meet the needs of people around the world , their journeys over the past year, what they’re focused on now, and the challenges they’ve faced in innovating and scaling at pace in both national and international contexts.

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Inclusive Leadership, through The Thinking Environment

17 June @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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So, what does it take for us to think for ourselves – with rigour, imagination, courage and grace? After years of observation we have noticed that the single most important factor in whether people can think for themselves well is how they are being treated by the people with them while they are thinking. Ten behaviours seem to help the most. We call them The Ten Components of a Thinking Environment®.

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Diversity in Biotech

17 June @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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With a strong understanding in the sector that diversity of all kinds - including gender, ethnicity, and socio-economic background - is the key to building more robust and successful companies and societies, this event will focus on practical steps to achieving a more diverse workforce and mindset in your organisation.

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The Hill’s June 2021 Social Mixer

17 June @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

TheHill community meets every other month at our social mixers, part of a range of online events.

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Innovation in a crisis – one year on: Reflections from the innovation ecosystem

18 June @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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A wide range of organisations have been involved in supporting innovators deliver solutions to problems posed by the pandemic – from making sure that funding was available, products were safe and regulated, and that the right people were connected. These members of the innovation ecosystem were key enablers allowing engineers to deliver solutions - from ventilators and PPE, to field hospitals and social distancing technologies - and will have uniquely useful insights and cross-cutting experiences. Join us to discuss how these organisations think we can take learning for rapid innovation and scaling from this period forward and apply it to other pressing challenges.

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Space venturing, lessons learned, and differences with other sectors

18 June @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The space sector is growing at an unprecedented pace.  Along with wealthy individuals and their ventures, thousands of new companies are competing for opportunities in the commercial space sector, working along with space agencies, governments, aerospace primes and seeking public and private funding to scale their operations. 

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With Land We Can: Opportunities for Land-based Enterprise In Oxfordshire

21 June @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Explore how different enterprises and projects have approached acquiring, using and stewarding land for delivering shared benefits for business, community and environmental purposes.

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