‘Meanwhile in Oxfordshire..’ Case Study: Ducky Zebra, the sustainable kidswear brand...
‘Often girls’ clothes are pink, cute and impractical. They promote kindness, but not always confidence. And boys’ clothes are often blue, aggressive and adventure seeking. They promote confidence, but not always kindness. I wanted to bring these two characteristics together and allow all children, no matter what their gender, to celebrate both kindness and confidence.’ – Sally Dear, Founder of Ducky Zebra
Innovative drone delivery trials take place at Milton Park￼
A pilot demonstration for a set of innovative drone and electric van freight trials was successfully completed at Milton Park.
Businesses encouraged to have their say: Central Oxfordshire Travel Plan
Oxfordshire County Council has launched its first draft area travel plan for public feedback following the adoption of its county-wide transport and connectivity plan, last month – and the county’s businesses are being encouraged to have their say.
OxLEP-backed project major update: Green light for Oxford station and railway...
The Department for Transport today (17 August) confirmed it has awarded £78.6m to Network Rail to support the redevelopment of Oxford station and railway, helping provide a bigger and better station, more services for passengers and freight, and improved journey times for passengers in the future.
Local Growth Fund Case Study: Oxford Centre for Applied Superconductivity
The property of zero electrical resistance in some substances at very low absolute temperatures, ‘superconductivity’ sees the conductivity of materials become such that when an electric current is passed through a loop of such a superconductor, the electric current will keep flowing through it indefinitely without any need of a power supply – thus leading to the creation of self-sustaining energy sources.
OxLEP grant scheme supporting apprenticeships in Oxfordshire officially launched
OxLEP has revealed its latest grant scheme set to benefit businesses with a drive to harness apprenticeship opportunities for Oxfordshire residents.
SURVEY: Calling Oxfordshire-based creative industries companies!
Following-on from this summer’s Oxfordshire Creative Industries Showcase, which brought together many Oxfordshire-based businesses, educators and entrepreneurs operating within the sector, OxLEP is continuing to further look at ways in which it could support companies working within this critical area of the county’s economy.
New OxLEP mentoring platform launch webinar – 27th October, 12:00-12:45
OxLEP Skills is delighted to launch a virtual mentoring scheme for Oxfordshire on National Mentoring Day (27th October 2022).
OX to ZERO summit: Oxfordshire’s world-leading solutions to reaching net zero
A new one-day summit at The Blavatnik School of Government will showcase how Oxfordshire leads the global charge in addressing the climate emergency. OX to ZERO unites the county’s most innovative thinkers, investors and entrepreneurs exploring the potential of new ideas, technologies, and companies to accelerate the net zero transition.
Local Growth Fund Case Study: The Advanced Skills Centre
The Advanced Skills Centre is part of Abingdon and Witney College, with a core focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning – equipping students with the skills to succeed in these sectors and the ability to adapt to this increasingly complex, changing and technological world.
Local Growth Fund Case Study: Didcot Station Multi-Storey Car Park
A key gateway to the Science Vale science and technology cluster and the Enterprise Zone including Milton Park, Harwell Campus, and Culham Science Park, improving the usability and capacity of Didcot Station seeks to unlock a number of local economic opportunities.
‘Meanwhile in Oxfordshire..’ Case Study: The family of foodies cooking up...
In February 2021, OxLEP announced the launch of the ‘Meanwhile in Oxfordshire..’ programme, a high street revitalisation scheme led by Oxford City Council and social enterprise Makespace Oxford.
Green light for ‘Nebula R&D scheme at Milton Park￼
Plans have been approved for a new state-of-the-art R&D scheme at Milton Park.