Category Archives: Innovation

Event: environmental challenges and digital technology: exploring opportunities for collaboration in Oxfordshire

15 June 2015, West Wing, Said Business School, Park End Street, Oxford OX1 1HP A collaborative discussion day for researchers, business, and public sector, hosted by the Environmental Change Institute‘s Agile Ox programme, focussing on local environmental problems and digital solutions. Developments in affordable sensors, the Internet of Things, and accompanying step-change in potentials for… Read More »

Trusted Computing – Oxford and Cybersecurity

Trust between users is fundamental to online commerce and culture – and is in short supply, given the many breaches to internet security in recent months. In this video, Oxford academics discuss measures to build security into hardware and software systems, not simply bolt it on top – based on work supported by the European… Read More »

Emerging Tech Weekender – 14 to 16 November 2014

Want to be part of shaping a new tech business, from idea to pitch to commercial viability, all in one weekend? Attendance is free for Emerging Tech Weekender, 14 to 16 November 2014, at The John Henry Brookes Building, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford.   Over three days, teams of innovators pitch their ideas in a… Read More »

Digital Catapult announces Open Innovation Platform

The Connected Digital Economy Catapult today announced their Open Innovation Platform, a place to collaborate and unlock ideas, create projects and form new partnerships to accelerate the UK digital economy. The platform is open to individuals, businesses, public sector and research institutions, large and small, to use to collaborate between existing teams, find new partners… Read More »

University of Oxford signs collaboration agreement with the Digital Catapult

We are pleased to announce that the University of Oxford has signed an agreement to collaborate with the Digital Catapult. As part of the agreement we will work with the Digital Catapult to collaborate on joint projects and activities in the following focus areas: The Internet of Things (IoT); Trust, privacy, & cybersecurity, in particular around… Read More »

Games company Zynga buys Oxford University spin-out for $527m

From the University’s Isis Innovation website: US social games company Zynga has now finalised the acquisition of Natural Motion for more than $527m, one of the largest transactions ever involving an Oxford spin-out. The University, as a NaturalMotion shareholder, will benefit from more than £30m in cash and shares from the deal.NaturalMotion Ltd started in… Read More »