Adaptix is transforming planar X-ray by giving it true 3D capability, making it safer by reducing dose (versus CT, and potentially versus planar X-ray), making the systems 50% cheaper than existing market offerings and reducing weight and size by 90%. By doing this we will be improving access to the world’s most important medical diagnostic device and radically changing a £5bn global market.
Phone: 01865 309619
Phase change materials for smart glazing, displays
Phone: 01865 309694
Bridgeway Aerial Ltd
Bridgeway Aerial Ltd is one of the UK’s leading operators of small Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). We offer a broad range of services, including high resolution aerial inspections, 4K filming, aerial thermography, 3D modelling, photogrammetry and aerial LiDAR.
Established in 2010, Bridgeway Aerial Ltd is a successful operator of UAS that has built an industry leading position based on the core principles of customer service, quality, value for money and trust which is all underpinned by total safety management
Phone: 01865 309636 or 07983 015 328
Phone: 01865 854810
Cortex Organics, a rapidly growing spin-out from the Department of Chemistry at the University of Oxford, is an organic synthesis company specialising in custom synthesis, route development and problem solving for drug discovery and the life-sciences industry. Our strengths lie in solving the most challenging problems and delivering on complex molecules and process solutions to our clients. For more information and to see our product library, visit our website or get in touch with the details below.
CrystalMaker Software Ltd
An award-winning British company founded by two former academics, developing computer software for crystal/molecular structures visualisation and diffraction studies. Renowned for its elegant, user-centric interface designs, products include CrystalMaker, CrystalDiffract and SingleCrystal - widely used on Mac/PC systems throughout academia and the chemical/materials industries worldwide.
Phone: 01865 854 804
Energenics Europe Ltd
Manufactures and markets Envirox ™, a fuel-borne combustion nanocatalyst for diesel fuel. Envirox™ saves fuel, reduces emissions and cleans engines and is used by commercial transport operators, global fuel additive and fuel supply companies worldwide.
Phone: 01865 233010
Faradion's advanced sodium-ion technology offers low-cost solutions for a wide range of energy storage applications. Our novel technology is a drop-in replacement for lithium-ion batteries, and is protected by > 20 patents, covering several ranges of materials suitable for both energy and power applications. By bringing this low-cost, next generation technology to the market, the Faradion team are accelerating the introduction of emerging technologies such as stationary storage (on-and off-grid) and electric vehicles.
Phone: +44 (0) 1865 309678
Healthy Air Technology Ltd
Healthy Air Technology Ltd was founded by scientists from Catalysis Research Centre, Oxford University. We committed to providing innovative, pure, safe and healthy air cleansing solutions. The core of our pollution-erasing technology is a series of patented and advanced environmentally friendly high-efficiency catalysts that use quality specific surface area carriers modified to support active oxide materials. The catalyst can convert harmful pollutants into harmless substances (including water) with no risk of secondary release, and completely remove pollutants from the air, including NOx, SOx, formaldehyde, VOC, ammonia, odour, ozone, bacteria, viruses (including human corona virus), pollen, H2S, CO, benzene and PM2.5. Our technology is adapted to densely populated cities and we can provide a few air purifier for home, office, car and push chair.
Phone number: +44 (0) 800 634 8258
IntraBio is a biotech company focused on the recycling centre of the cell, the lysosome, and the diseases arising from its dysfunction. It is increasingly apparent that lysosomal dysfunction is a contributing factor to a large number of human diseases, including neurodegenerative conditions, inflammatory disorders, rare genetic disorders, viral and bacterial infections, melanoma progression and cardiac arrhythmias amongst others. IntraBio is developing novel therapies predicated on the manipulation of lysosomal function.
Phone: 01865 309689
iotaSciences Ltd is a biotech spin-out company from Oxford, UK
It was founded in 2016 by scientists from the Department of Engineering Science and the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford.
The Company is focussed on developing and delivering solutions to life scientists and the biomedical sector based on innovative fluid shaping technologies.
iotaSciences has secured funding from different investors, the largest being Oxford Sciences Innovation plc.
Nekton’s mission is to explore the deep ocean to accelerate sustainable ocean governance.
We undertake global scientific research missions to create a baseline of the scale and distribution of marine life and impacts of human activity. We develop and deploy pioneering new standardised approaches and technologies to accelerate scientific discovery and generate actionable data to catalyse ocean policy. Our Missions ignite public interest to accelerate ocean awareness and literacy, and build a legacy of human capacity in marine science, conservation and ocean management. We take a collaborative, networked approach and have established an Alliance of world-leading scientists, laboratories and institutions to ensure we deliver the greatest coordinated impact.
Mission I: XL Catlin Deep Ocean Survey, NW Atlantic (2016-2018)
Mission II: Indian Ocean (2018-2021)
Telephone: 44 1865 309685
N-Tec is a science-based organisation specialising in non-ferrous foundry and cast house metallurgy. We provide quantitative information and insight into industrial casting materials and processes
• Specialists in Non-Ferrous Metallurgy and Casting
• State of the art R&D facilities
• Commercial Research and Development
• Troubleshooting and Consultancy
• Molten Metal Quality Measurements
• Technical Benchmarking and Auditing
• Material Characterization - castability, inclusions, gas, properties,
• MetalHealth® Centre Partnerships
Direct Telephone: +44 (0)1608 737511
Mobile Telephone: +44 (0)7831 138352
Opsydia is a spin-out company from the Department of Engineering Science at the University of Oxford. We are specialists in designing bespoke optical systems and laser fabrication processes for complex and unique ideas. Utilising our decades of cutting-edge photonics research and extensive industrial experience, we perform otherwise impossible materials processing tasks.
Tel: 01865 309620
Oxford Advanced Surfaces Ltd
Oxford Advanced Surfaces designs, develops and manufactures surface modification technology to address the bonding challenges of advanced materials in the automotive, aerospace, electronics and renewable energy markets. Founded by Professor Mark Moloney and Dr Jon-Paul Griffiths the company spun-out from Oxford University Chemistry Department in 2006.
Phone: 01865 854 807
Oxford Gene Technology (OGT)
Molecular genetics company delivering solutions to leading clinical and academic research institutions. Founded by Professor Sir Edwin Southern in 1995, OGT has an increasing share of the expanding genomic medicine market with customers in over 60 countries worldwide.
Phone: +44 1865 856800
Oxford HighQ is a spin out from the University of Oxford's Department of Materials and Chemistry that is developing next-generation chemical and nanoparticle sensors. Our core technology of optical microcavities provides fundamental enhancement of signal strength that will offer a step change in fluid-based sensing across a wide range of applications and markets including nanomedicine, water pollution monitoring and imunoassays.
Phone: +44 (0)1865 309613
At Oxford Ionics our mission is to revolutionise industries ranging from drug discovery to material design by building Quantum Computers; a radically new type of computer that harnesses the power of quantum physics to be exponentially more powerful than a conventional supercomputer. Oxford Ionics is setting a new standard for high-performance computing thanks to our unique trapped-ion technology.
Oxford Molecular Biosensors Ltd
Three Oxford University Professors, in collaboration with the University of Oxford, have established a new spin-out company; Oxford Molecular Biosensors Ltd. This company will translate ground-breaking research at Oxford into sets of useable tools and products for application worldwide. This new technology is based on novel biosensors that can detect metals, organics and biological toxins at very low concentrations. These can be deployed to monitor and manage environmental pollution, provide new and unique solutions to waste remediation and assist in mining with rare element detection.
Phone: 01865 309688
Oxsed is a spinout company founded by world class scientists from the University of Oxford, a global leader in infectious diseases research.
We believe accurate, rapid testing should be accessible to the entire world. A world where disease doesn't disrupt normal life. Our mission is to leverage science to rapidly detect disease, anytime, anywhere.
Oxford Sustainable Fuels
Oxford Sustainable Fuels provide process technology within the waste to fuel sector. A focus on the conversion of plastics, biomass and tyre derived pyrolysis oils to transportation fuel contributing towards the goals of zero landfill and low carbon transportation.
Population Bio UK
Population Bio UK applies discoveries in human genetics to the development of DNA-based diagnostics and personalised medicine tests.
Phone: +44 7825 408322
Sonosine is a ’deep- tech’ company based in the UK, with a worldwide mission, to make our new type of medical imaging scanner accessible to all. We have developed and patented a new and advanced medical imaging technology (EMA), that makes high-quality medical diagnostics quicker, safer and more comfortable for patients.
Our EMA technology will be embedded into our first product, the Pulsar 1, that will be mobile and produce MRI-like images at the cost and experience of an ultrasound scan.
With roots in the UK science base and founded as a spin-out from the University of Oxford in 2015, at Sonosine we are committed to drawing on our deep technical and industrial expertise to improve the way clinicians can diagnose and treat their patients in primary care settings.
Tel: 01865 309626
Developing solar powered water pumps, using cheap solar thermal (water heating) collectors in place of more expensive photovoltaic cells. Thermofluidics Ltd has been based at BSP since 2010, carrying out ongoing R&D activities in collaboration with academics and students in the Cryogenics group at Oxford University.
Tel: 01865 309 692
Developing and marketing an original and cost-effective tyre pressure management system - a thin pressure sensing "sleeping policeman" which houses sensors, electronics and communication software. The system determines tyre pressure, load distribution, vehicle weight and vehicle speed. The technology has the potential to cut the UK annual fuel bill by £500m and carbon emissions by over 500,000 tonnes.
Tel: 01865 854848
Advanced Materials Processing
Professor Patrick Grant FREng | Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) | Vesuvius Professor of Materials
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Headed by Professor Patrick Grant. Research takes place at the interface between advanced materials and manufacturing, working closely with industry and other universities; Begbroke Science Park provides large-scale laboratories - critical for manufacturing research at a meaningful scale - and the 350sqm Advanced Processing Laboratory is the hub for the group's research.
Advanced Research Computing (ARC)
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Under the direction of Dr Steven Young, Advanced Research Computing (ARC) is a central resource available to any Oxford University researcher who needs high performance computing (HPC). Systems and storage are located in a secured, purpose-built data centre here at Begbroke.
Silicon processing and other electronic materials
The Begbroke Cleanroom came into operation in 2002 and provides 150 m2 of cleanroom space, class 10,000, housing a suite of processing equipment.
Centre for Sustainable Water Engineering
Led by Professor Nicholas Hankins, the Sustainable Water Engineering Group at Begbroke conducts fundamental and applied research into technologies for potable water production, desalination and waste-water treatment.
Energy and Power Group
EPG is a multidisciplinary team of electrical, mechanical, chemical, civil engineers and physicists, developing innovative electrical and mechanical engineering tools and techniques used to produce smart, highly efficient, high performance energy system components. Strongly focused on industrial collaboration and spin-out activities, larger scale lab work is carried out at Begbroke Science Park.
Ian Thompson investigates the role of micro-organisms including the development of bioreactors for treating industrial effluent, metal recovery and water recycling, and exploitation of microbial-nanomaterial interactions for killing water-borne pathogens.
ERDF Sponsored Prototyping Lab
High Performance Alloys for Extreme Environments
Impact Engineering Laboratory
Contact: Professor Nik Petrinic
Telephone: +44 1865 273172
Professor Nik Petrinic’s research group looks at the way materials behave when subjected to extreme impacts such as collision or explosion, using their findings to develop improved engineering systems widely adopted by the automotive and aerospace industries.
Nanomaterials by Design
Professor Nicole Grobert's Research Group focuses on the synthesis, processing, and characterisation of novel carbon and non-carbon based nanomaterials, including nanoparticles, nanotubes, nanorods, graphene and other 2D nanomaterials.
Nanoparticles for Cancer Therapy
Contact: Dr Helen Townley
Telephone: +44 1865 283792
This interdisciplinary group, involving the Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and nanoscientists from the Department of Engineering Science, led by Dr Helen Townley, focuses on the use of nanoparticles in cancer therapy, imaging or drug delivery.
Dr Katie Moore is using the NanoSIMS to investigate the localisation of important trace and macro-elements in plants at the sub-cellular scale, in collaboration with other universities. Using NanoSIMS and complementary techniques the group explores elemental distributions in plants, and a wide range of other materials including zirconium alloys, nickel alloys and steels.
Oxford Materials Characterisation Service
Managed by Dr Colin Johnston, OMCS offers a comprehensive service for the investigation of materials and materials related problems, working across university departments and industry.
Oxford Physics IAT Computer Room
Research focuses on a range of polymer and polymer composite materials. Particular areas of interest include polymer surfaces and interfaces, nanocomposites, thin film deposition onto polymers including vacuum roll-to-roll deposition, thin film flexible electronics and photovoltaic materials.
Processing and Manufacturing
Contact: Professor Keyna O’Reilly
Telephone: +44 1865 273743
Professor Keyna O’Reilly investigates solidification processing of advanced materials from laboratory scale simulations through to pilot scale processing plant, with particular interests in grain refinement, melt conditioning and intermetallic phase selection.
Solar Energy Materials Initiative
Interested in how light energy is absorbed, dissipated, transported and stored. Combining research programmes in experimental and theoretical solid state physics as well as material synthesis and characterisation it aims to create and develop sources of sustainable energy driven by the power of the sun.