Virtual Solutions from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

During this time of unprecedented change, the School is learning to adapt to new ways of working.

I’m playing FIFA for the first time since 2014!

I’m playing FIFA for the first time since 2014!

Because we’re currently unable to carry out assessments face-to-face due to COVID-19, we’re using video-calls as an alternative. Our team ‘guide’ the hands of whoever is supporting the would-be gamer (e.g. a carer) to position and re-position the control equipment we’ve sent in advance until the person we’re assessing is playing as successfully as possible.

Moorcrofts secure grant for sensitive information App

Moorcrofts secure grant for sensitive information App

Specialist Corporate and Technology Law Firm, Moorcrofts, has secured a five-figure sum from the European Commission’s Next Generation Internet programme to research and develop an open source app that can be used to search for and identify sensitive data in documents and then offer the user a variety of options, such as effectively redacting and deleting the information or displacing it into a separate document.

Grant Thornton

Security, stability and capacity: key technology considerations during COVID-19

Companies and organisations around the world have been forced to shift the way they interact with customers, suppliers and stakeholders at a rate few could have predicted at the start of the year.

Sim-Centric is using-cutting edge technology to train soldiers across the world

Pioneering defence simulation company makes Oxford its UK base

A pioneering Oxfordshire defence simulation company is looking forward to the future following a move to the Witney Business & Innovation Centre.

IT Schools Africa provides e-Learning technology to improve life opportunities for school students and local communities in Africa and the UK.

Watching the Future for Aviation

Watching the Future for Aviation

This last year has seen an interesting evolution in the debate about aviation emissions relative to all other modes of transportation. It was nearly a decade ago that the topic was a daily conversation in the media but then, seemingly, it was not so high on the agenda, it wasn’t something that appeared in every presentation, every business plan, any strategic review of an aircraft operator’s future, or indeed those of an airport.

HB Allen Centre within Keble College

New business incubator provides ‘much-needed’ support for Oxford’s science and technology spin-out

Ambitious scientists with big ideas who are tipped to “change the world” now have the space to succeed following the launch of a purpose-built hub in Oxford.

We put fun and inclusion back into the lives of people with physical disabilities by helping them to play video games.

Vicky Godfrey, Director of DNAPal

App designer delivers award-winning presentation in annual Oxfordshire pitching competition

The developer of an innovative DNA-based diet and lifestyle app fended off strong competition to successfully deliver an award-winning presentation at an annual Oxfordshire competition.

The B4 Business Podcast launches with digital debate

The B4 Business Podcast launches with digital debate

B4 has launched a new monthly business podcast featuring business leaders discussing topical issues.  The first episode is available now to listen to on Soundcloud presented by Emma Gascoigne from Big Foot Communications and joined by guests Frank Nigriello, Corporate Affairs Director at Unipart Group and Simon Biltcliffe, CEO of Webmart.  In the 20 minute podcast, Frank and Simon discuss the opportunities and threats of digitalisation and stress the importance of working with schools to help plug the digital skills gap.

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