A drive to help small businesses make the most of their research collaborations has been launched by OxLEP, Oxfordshire’s local enterprise partnership and TheHill, the innovation centre at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Venturefest Oxford is set to return on Thursday 25 November, bringing together the county’s greatest minds in discussion as to how the county’s ‘world-class ecosystem’ can remain at the forefront of enterprise, innovation, development of cutting-edge technology and new industries.
Bicester based Charge Point Operator; EZ Charge have announced that a funding agreement for a £1.2m investment into the Park and Charge Oxfordshire project has now been signed by Oxfordshire County Council.
The Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership has announced the opening of the hospitality and catering facilities at Activate Learning’s City of Oxford College, with £2.17million funding secured by OxLEP through the government’s Local Growth Fund.
The Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP) have announced that the prestigious Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards are set to launch later this week, ahead of the 2022 awards – set to take place next May.
As key officials from across the globe continue critical discussions in Glasgow at COP26, the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP) has played its role during the second week of the major climate change conference, hosting an official COP26 event of its own.
The UK Government has this week revealed 12 businesses from across the UK who will showcase their green technology and innovations at the Global Investment Summit. And Oxfordshire businesses will be leading the charge.
With less then a month to go until the beginning of COP26 fortnight, the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership have launched a new survey to help better-understand the county’s business community’s attitudes towards the drive to a zero-carbon future.
Nigel Tipple, Chief Executive of Oxfordshire LEP, talks to B4’s Richard Rosser about how OxLEP has, and continues to, support companies across the county, as well as highlighting key themes that the county’s businesses should engage with.
Welcome to B4TV where we showcase our members expertise to the wider business community. In today’s video we have Rob Panting, Communications Manager from OxLEP, the local enterprise partnership for Oxfordshire.
Confirmation of a new pilot project for an innovative energy systems accelerator – one of several schemes to have benefitted from government funding secured by the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP) – has today (30 June) been announced.
An autonomous shuttle controlled by 5G and satellite connectivity will transport members of the public around the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, with a second shuttle to be introduced later. The electric shuttles, which do not have a steering wheel, will operate 24/7 to capture data in different light and weather conditions.
Oxford station is set to be transformed thanks to a £69m funding boost to improve capacity and journey times and develop plans for a new platform and entrance which will mean more trains will be able to serve the station in the future.
The Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP) have today (27 April) revealed that works on phase one of a new project – set to boost ‘cleaner’ modes of commuting in Oxford, as well as connectivity options in-and-out of the city – continues to make positive progress.
With employability looming as one of the major issues for 2021, a group of Oxfordshire business representatives have started working on how the next generation of employees can be better prepared for work.
Did you know that the OxLEP’s Growth Hub provides business support to SME’s across Oxfordshire? The Growth Hub aims to simplifying the business support landscape and help individuals and businesses to easily connect as well as leading a c£10m business support programme.
The COVID-19 crisis hit hospitality, tourism, and events businesses hard. The visitor industry alone is worth £2.2 billion a year to Oxfordshire and thousands of people work in it. So how can it rebuild?
At a time when the next generation is facing considerable uncertainty, B4, organisers of BIO2020, Oxfordshire’s largest B2B event, is delighted to announce that one hundred complimentary tickets for this year’s event, from 2nd to 4th June, will be made available to students and career leaders in Oxfordshire.
A £5.2 million programme to encourage innovative business ideas within small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) was launched today by the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP) and its partners before a gathering of the county’s business community at Venturefest 2018.
No one says it’s easy turning your innovation, idea or creative solution into a business reality. Breakthroughs and changes can be time consuming, expensive and need careful research and specialist know-how.
A suggested ‘Oxford salary weighting’, the need to foster engagement between business and education and the value of investing in employee development were three key themes to emerge at the inaugural Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP) Business Leaders’ Q&A event.
As is the case each year, the Budget announcement sets the tone as to how our economy could perform – from an Oxfordshire perspective, today’s news (22 November) from the Chancellor of the Exchequer reinforces our position as a key driver of ‘UK PLC’.
Oxfordshire’s talented Apprentices and the organisations behind their success will be recognised at a special event at Blenheim Palace on Thursday 1st March, in the run up to National Apprenticeship Week.
As Westgate Oxford yesterday opened its doors to the public, the chief executive of the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership has welcomed its arrival and says the £440million redevelopment is a major boost to the city.