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Companies

Companies

Bridgeway Aerial Ltd

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 015328

Website: http://am-uas.com

Email: info@am-uas.com

Energenics

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 
www.energenics.co.uk 

 

Magneti Marelli

Magneti Marelli

One of the leading names in motorsport for engine management, energy recovery, data acquisition, and data telemetry and fuel systems.

Phone: 01865 854860
www.magnetimarelli.com

NIO NextEV (UK) Ltd

NIO NextEV (UK) Ltd

Winner of the inaugural FIA Formula E Drivers’ Championship in July 2015, the NIO Formula E Team currently competes in the 2017-18 FIA Formula E Championship with racing drivers Oliver Turvey (GB) and Luca Filippi (ITA). Formula E is the world’s first all-electric single-seater racing series. It aims to represent a vision for the future of the automotive industry, serving as a framework for R&D around the electric vehicle and enable manufacturers to showcase the future of engineering, technology, and designs of electric vehicles via an entertainment platform. The ‘Centre for Innovation and Enterprise’ serves as the NIO Performance Programme base in the UK incorporating the Formula E Team’s technical headquarters and the EP9 electric supercar project and houses the company’s Advanced Engineering Group.

Website: www.nio.io/formulae

Oxford Advanced Surfaces

Oxford Advanced Surfaces Ltd

OAS logoOxford 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
Website: www.oxfordsurfaces.com

OxMet Technologies

OxMet Technologies

 

 

OxMet Technologies develops, licenses, and manufactures proprietary alloys, alloy powders and alloy components for the aerospace, automotive, industrial and biomedical markets.  It draws on technology and software developed over two decades by world-renowned researchers at Oxford University.  OxMet’s proprietary ABD® range of alloys has a wide range of industrial, medical, and consumer applications, including making rockets, planes, and cars more fuel efficient, and reducing the problems associated with many medical implants.

Phone: 01865 309632
www.oxmet-technologies.com

WheelRight

WheelRight

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
Website: www.wheelright.co.uk

Research Groups

Research Groups

Energy and Power Group

Energy and Power Group

Professor Malcolm McCullochContact: Professor Malcolm McCulloch
Website (Personal)
Website (Group) 
Telephone: +44 1865 283260
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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.

 

Impact Engineering Laboratory

Impact Engineering Laboratory

Professor Nik PetrinicContact: Professor Nik Petrinic
Website: iel.eng.ox.ac.uk
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.