Oxfordshire Innovation and Investment

In Conversation with Sebastian Johnson

Sue Rees in conversation with Sebastian Johnson Sebastian is a stalwart of the Oxfordshire business and innovation scene. With over 35 years of experience running his own businesses and working in the voluntary and public sectors (including local and national government) there’s very little he doesn’t know about economic development, business management, and strategy and…

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When Good Business Makes Good Science

In conversation with Glenn Croker

Glenn Crocker of BioCity talks to me about building a life sciences incubator from scratch, the impact of Covid-19 on the sector, and advice for new startups Sue Rees in conversation with Dr Glenn Crocker, CEO and now executive chairman of BioCity Group It’s stereotypical in Life Sciences that new companies in the sector are…

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Keep Calm and Carry On

In conversation with Sue Rees

How Oxford University Innovation and its portfolio businesses have risen to the challenge of Covid-19 Sue rees in conversation with Simon Gray, Head of Marketing at Oxford University Innovation Ltd (oui) I recently spoke with Simon Gray, Head of Marketing at Oxford University Innovation Ltd (OUI). Simon manages the Marketing Team and leads on promotional and communications activities for OUI. He’s responsible for creating opportunities for…

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Beating COVID-19 the Oxford Way

man in mask with virus image behind

As early as 2018, The World Health Organisation added a “Disease X” to its list of disease threats that could cause a global pandemic. “Disease X” would sit alongside other highly contagious diseases such as SARS and Ebola. This was a placeholder for an unknown human disease – in 2020, this disease finally emerged. It…

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