Oxfordshire is a global centre of research and innovation. The county is home to highly innovative businesses, two renowned universities – the University of Oxford and Oxford Brookes – and a number of world-leading science, innovation, technology and business parks. The knowledge-intensive economic activity generated by the ecosystem attracts international talent and investment and encourages the highest intensity of university spin-outs in the UK.
Clearly, Oxfordshire is a great place to start and grow your innovation business and OxLEP has exciting new support in place to help you.
Tom Hockaday, author and leading expert in university technology transfer leadership, is delivering this workshop for Oxfordshire based businesses to develop or refine their Innovation Strategy. The workshop will provide inspiration, frameworks and connections which will help innovative business leaders with their strategy and ambition.
By attending this workshop innovative business leaders will:
• Learn about innovation strategy
• Understand how innovation strategy sits with good business management
• Consider how innovation strategy supports the purpose of your business
• Explore Open Innovation
• Connect with other innovative business leaders
Ant Parsons, OxLEP Business will be facilitating this workshop.
Please note that this event is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and is delivered as part of the Innovation Support for Business programme to help SMEs. By engaging in this programme you are being offered assistance under the De Minimis regulation which allows a company to receive up to but not exceeding €200,000 of public funding (at the applicable exchange rate) of De Minimis aid over a rolling three-tax year fiscal period. This De Minimis declaration does not cover undertakings engaged in: the primary production of agricultural goods and fisheries/aquaculture, road freight, services of general economic interest and export related activities and activities favouring domestic over imported goods. Please note, support cannot be given to undertakings (businesses) in difficulty. In order to receive support from this programme, you will be required to complete an application form and other relevant documentation. If you need to check your current position for state aid please contact us. If you would like any further information on De Minimis aid and Special Drawing Rights (SDR) subsidies, please see the state aid page on the OxLEP Business website: