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The Environmental Sustainability Innovation Day

June 15, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 6:30 pm

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9.30am – 3.30pm. Networking and drinks 4.00pm to 6.30pm

Plus free return travel for University of Oxford staff and students (ID required) on the Stage Coach Bus S3, travelling to and from Oxford City Centre and Begbroke Science Park; on Tuesday 14th, Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th June.

The Environmental Sustainability Innovation Day will combine a variety of presentations, panel discussions, audience interaction, and live showcase activities.


9.30am: Arrival, refreshments & networking

10.00am: Welcome and introduction – Alistair Cory – Director, University of Oxford Science Park, Begbroke / Chris Dunkley – Manufacturing Technology Centre

10.15am – 11.30am: Session 1 – Sustainable travel and infrastructure: Oxfordshire Greentech – exciting presentations and panel discussions, audience interaction.

Panellists and Presenters:

Facilitator, Hannah Scott – Oxfordshire Greentech; Councillor Andrew Gant, Oxfordshire County Council and Cabinet Member for Highway Management; Dr Katherine Collett, Postdoctoral Researcher in the Energy and Power Group – Department of Engineering and a Fellow of the Oxford Martin Programme on Integrating Renewable Energy; Mark Sanders-Barwick, ZPN Energy – Head of Business Development; Llewelyn Morgan, Oxfordshire County Council – Head of Innovation

11.30 am: Refreshments and networking

Parallel session during refreshments in the Blenheim Room: 11.20am – 11.50am:  Mike Attfield, CEO, Energenics – Nanomaterial Products for Improving Sustainability

12.00pm – 1.00pm: Session 2 – Sustainable growth and production scale up: Manufacturing Technology Centre, Chris Dunkleyexciting presentations and panel discussions, audience interaction

Panellists and Presenters: 

Ian Pritchett, Co-founder of Greencore Construction; Dr Alexander Schmidt, Normative, Head of Science and Climate Research; Dr Rachel Waugh, Oakdene Hollins, Senior Consultant, Circular Economy Specialist; Professor David Green, Soenecs, Managing Director and Founder; Marie Wells, Manufacturing Technology Centre. Head of Sustainability

Parallel session in the Blenheim Room: 12.00pm – 12.45pm: Sustainable labs introduction – Charlotte Houghton, University Estates

1.00pm – 2.00pm: Lunch, refreshments and networking

2.00pm – 3.30pm: Session 3 – Oxford’s Innovation Eco-system: Oxford University Innovation – Jane Jin; Tom Smith and Mark Bryant from Thermofluidics; Hugo Doyle, Head of Expermiental Physics from First Light Fusion and Ben Neville, Marketing Director from YASA Ltd present a variety of initiatives associated with climate tech and sustainability innovation challenges.  CleanTech portfolio companies and initiatives to support net zero and sustainability

Parallel session in the Blenheim Room: 2.00pm – 2.30pm: Green Impact Team – Vered Balan – open meeting/discussions

Parallel session in the Blenheim Room: 2.40pm – 3.00pm: TIER Micro Mobility – Tim Caswell

3.30pm: Refreshments and networking

4.00pm – 6.30pm: Networking and drinks at Pitch @ the Park – enjoy the elevator pitches from spin-outs, start-ups, businesses and entrepreneurs with peer to peer and audience interaction, evening drinks and networking in the summer sunshine!

6.30pm: CLOSE

THE BIKE DOCTOR will be here again from 10.00am until 5.00pm in the gravelled area by the walled garden  All labour costs are free, the only purchase will be parts if needed.  This is for everyone on site.

There will be discussions on development of sustainable laboratories, NIO will be showcasing their electric vehicles.  Opportunities to engage with the participants on environmental issues.  Sustainable choices of lunch will be provided, including tasty ‘surplus to purpose’ and non-meat options


June 15, 2022
9:30 am - 6:30 pm


Begbroke Science Park, Woodstock Road
Begbroke, Oxfordshire OX5 1PF United Kingdom
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