Oxford Endovascular

Health Tech

oxfordendovascular.com
Oxford Endovascular is developing next generation stents with smart deployment technology that more effectively treat brain aneurysms, preventing brain haemorrhage.

CEO

Mike Karim

Founded

December 2015

Founders

Prof. James Byrne

Emeritus Professor of Neuroradiology
Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences
University of Oxford

Prof. Zhong You

Professor of Engineering Science
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

Metaboards

Deep Tech

metaboards.com
Metaboards has exploited the unique properties of metamaterials to enable wireless charging of multiple devices from a single power source with freedom of placement.

CEO

Nimrata Boora (Interim CEO)

Founded

December 2016

Founders

Prof. Chris Stevens

Associate Professor in Engineering Science
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

Prof. Ekaterina Shamonina

Professor of Engineering Science
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

Prof. Laszlo Solymar

Emeritus Professor of Applied Electromagnetism
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

Oxford Flow

Deep Tech

oxford-flow.com
Oxford Flow is reimagining valve technology by replacing the hydraulic drive train with a single moving part to create a family of axial valves and regulators that eliminate fugitive emissions, reduce cost and improve safety, reliability and performance in the water, oil and gas industries.

CEO

Neil Poxon

Founded

September 2015

Founders

Prof. Tom Povey

Professor of Engineering Science
Department of Engineering
University of Oxford

Dr. Matt Collins

DPhil
Department of Engineering
University of Oxford

PepGen

Life Sciences

pepgen.com
PepGen is a pre-clinical stage biotech developing next-generation oligonucleotide therapies for patients with Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy and other rare diseases. The company went public in May 2022.

CEO

James McArthur

Founded

March 2018

Founders

Prof. Matthew Wood

Professor of Neuroscience
Department of Paediatrics
University of Oxford

Dr. Caroline Godfrey

Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Oxford

Prof. Michael Gait

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
University of Cambridge

Evox Therapeutics

Life Sciences

evoxtherapeutics.com
Evox is a pre-clinical biotech company utilising exosomes as a novel drug delivery technology platform to enable treatments for rare inherited metabolic and other diseases.

CEO

Antonin de Fougerolles

Founded

April 2016

Founders

Prof. Matthew Wood

Professor of Neuroscience
Department of Paediatrics
University of Oxford

Per Lundin, PhD

Chief Business Officer
Evox Therapeutics

Prof. Samir El-Andaloussi

Professor of Biomolecular Medicine
Karolinska Institute

HEXR

Deep Tech

hexr.com
HEXR develops and licenses ultra-safe designs for helmets, dramatically reducing the risk of serious head injury in sports, auto and safety applications.

CEO

James Cook

Founded

November 2018

Founders

James Cook

Department of Engineering
University of Oxford

Henry Neilson

Department of Engineering
University College London

Orbit Discovery

Life Sciences

orbitdiscovery.com
Orbit Discovery provides peptide discovery services using a novel bead based technology in high throughput affinity and functional screening.

CEO

Neil Butt

Founded

November 2015

Founders

Prof. Terence Rabbitts

Professor of Molecular Biology
MRC Molecular Haematology Unit
Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine
University of Oxford

Prof. Graham Ogg

Professor of Dermatology
Radcliffe Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Evolito

Deep Tech

evolito.aero
Evolito is accelerating the adoption of electric propulsion in the aerospace market with its proven axial-flux motors and power electronics which are smaller, lighter and inherently more robust than any other competing technology.

CEO

Gareth Morris (Managing Director)

Founded

September 2021

Osler Diagnostics

Life Sciences

oslerdiagnostics.com
Osler is developing lab quality diagnostics, for anyone, anywhere, any time. Its leading programmes are focused on cardiology.

CEO

Connor Campbell

Founded

September 2017

Founders

Prof. Jason Davis

Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
University of Oxford

Connor Campbell

Principal
Oxford Science Enterprises

Oxford VR

Health Tech

ovrhealth.com
OxfordVR offers evidence-based immersive treatments for serious mental illness, using VR to create powerful and accessible new therapeutic tools for some of the world’s most challenging mental health conditions.

CEO

Deepak Gopalakrishna

Founded

December 2016

Founder

Prof. Daniel Freeman

Professor of Clinical Psychology
Department of Psychology
University of Oxford

PrOXisense

Deep Tech

proxisense.com
PrOXisense combines thermal product sensors with data analytics to intelligently monitor high value assets, with applications in engineering, pharmaceutical production, and cancer diganostics.

CEO

Paul Vickery (Interim CEO and Chairman)

Founded

October 2016

Founders

Prof. Kam Chana

Associate Professor of Engineering Science
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

Mark Papworth

Paul Vickery

MoA Technology

Deep Tech

moa-technology.com
MoA Technology is uncovering the next generation of sustainable herbicides with new modes of action, enabling intensive food production with fewer inputs and reduced environmental impact.

CEO

Virginia Corless

Founded

October 2017

Founders

Prof. Liam Dolan

Professor of Botany
Department of Plant Sciences
University of Oxford

Dr. Clément Champion

Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Plant Sciences
University of Oxford

Iota Sciences

Life Sciences

iotasciences.com
Iota Sciences has used groundbreaking microfluidic technology to develop the isoCell and isoHub, benchtop tools which automate single cell cloning, with in-well verification of monoclonality.

CEO

Ed Walsh

Founded

September 2016

Founders

Dr. Alexander Feuerborn

Sir William Dunn School of Pathology
University of Oxford

Prof. Peter Cook

Distinguished Professor of Cell Biology (retired

Dr. Ed Walsh

Associate Professor in Engineering Science
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

Living Optics

Deep Tech

livingoptics.com
Living Optics is creating a market-leading hyperspectral camera which will be the foundation for the next evolution of machine vision.

CEO

Robin Wang

Founded

February 2020

Founder

Robin Wang

DPhil
Department of Physics
University of Oxford

Quantum Motion Technologies

Deep Tech

quantummotion.tech
Quantum Motion is developing a highly scalable array of qubits by leveraging quantum architectures which are compatible with standard silicon processing, enabling high densities of data qubits and target quantum chips measuring less than a centimetre squared.

CEO

James Palles-Dimmock

Founded

August 2017

Founders

Prof. Simon Benjamin

Professor of Quantum Technologies
Department of Materials
University of Oxford

Prof. John Morton

Professor of Nanoelectronics & Nanophotonics
Faculty of Maths & Physical Sciences
University College London

Scenic Biotech

Life Sciences

scenicbiotech.com
Scenic Biotech is a pre-clinical biotech company using their proprietary platform technology to identify novel drug targets based on genetic modifiers for patients with rare diseases and cancers.

CEO

Oscar Izeboud

Founded

March 2017

Founders

Prof. Sebastian Nijman

Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
Nuffield Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Prof. Thijn Brummelkamp

Professor of Biomedical Genetics
Netherlands Cancer Institute

Nucleome Therapeutics

Life Sciences

nucleome.com
Nucleome is a pre-clinical biotech company using cutting-edge 3D genome sequencing and AI to find genetic drivers of disease, and design drugs against them.

CEO

Danuta Jeziorska

Founded

August 2019

Founders

Prof. Jim Hughes

Professor of Gene Regulation
Radcliffe Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Dr. Danuta Jeziorska

Postdoctoral Researcher
Radcliffe Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Prof. James Davies

Clinician Scientist
Radcliffe Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Util

Deep Tech

util.co
Util's uniquely rich dataset, built on scientific consensus of the impact of each of their underlying business activities, reveals the real-world social and environmental impact of companies and portfolios ensuring investors’ financial goals are consistent with their non-financial values.

CEO

Patrick Wood Uribe

Founded

February 2019

Founders

Abdel Wahab Turkmani

MSc
Department of Computer Science
University of Oxford

Stephen Barnett

MA
Faculty of Human
Social
and Political Sciences
University of Cambridge

Natural Capital Research

Deep Tech

natcapresearch.com
Natural Capital Research is providing a scientifically rigorous service to measure, map, and enhance natural capital assets to support ESG, Biodiversity and Net Zero Carbon strategies.

CEO

Abigail Barker

Founded

January 2018

Founders

Prof. Kathy Willis, CBE, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford

Prof. Sir Dieter Helm, CBE, Department of Economics, University of Oxford

Aistetic

Deep Tech

aistetic.com
Manufacture of customised shorts using computer vision technology on mobile devices.

CEO

Duncan McKay

Founded

October 2020

Founders

Prof. Philip Torr

Professor of Engineering Science
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

Duncan McKay

Genomics PLC

Life Sciences

genomicsplc.com
Genomics PLC uses its world-leading analysis and understanding of large-scale genetic information to develop innovative precision healthcare tools for preventative medicine, and to bring new understanding to novel drug target discovery.

CEO

Peter Donnelly

Founded

March 2014

Founders

Prof. Peter Donnelly

Professor of Statistical Science
Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics
University of Oxford

Prof. Gil Mcvean

Professor of Statistical Genetics
Nuffield Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Dr. Chris Spencer

Postdoctoral Researcher
Nuffield Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Prof. Gerton Lunter

Associate Professor of Genome Biology
Radcliffe Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Odqa

Deep Tech

odqa.com
Odqa is developing a world-class thermal receiver that produces high grade heat from concentrated sunlight for industrial process heat, electricity, and solar fuel applications.

CEO

Gediz Karaca

Founded

February 2018

Founder

Prof. Peter Ireland

Professor of Turbomachinery
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

Covatic

Deep Tech

covatic.com
Covatic's software enables apps to deliver personalized content in an ethical and private way, allowing them to continue to achieve personalization without utilizing conventional non-private methods that are increasingly blocked and/or disliked by consumers.

CEO

Nick Pinks

Founded

January 2017

Founders

Prof. Ian Horrocks

Professor of Computer Science
Department of Computer Science
University of Oxford

Prof. Boris Motik

Professor of Computer Science
Department of Computer Science
University of Oxford

Prof. Bernardo Cuenca Grau

Professor of Computer Science
Department of Computer Science
University of Oxford

Nicholas Pinks

Robert Dunbar

Stuart Timms

DJS Antibodies

Life Sciences

djsantibodies.com
DJS Antibodies is a pre-clinical biotech company using their proprietary antibody discovery platform to design better treatments for patients with severe inflammatory disorders.

CEO

David Llewellyn

Founded

November 2016

Founders

Dr. David Llewellyn

DPhil
Nuffield Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Dr. Joe Illingworth

Postdoctoral Researcher
Nuffield Department of Science
University of Oxford

Alloyed

Deep Tech

alloyed.com
Alloyed is delivering next generation performance for metal components for aerospace, industrial, consumer electronics and medical applications through a unique stack of alloy and process design technologies.

CEO

Michael Holmes

Founded

July 2017

Founders

Prof. Roger Reed

Professor of Engineering Science & Materials
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

Dr. David Crudden

Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

Dr. Enrique Alabort Martinez

Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

Dr. Fauzan Adziman

Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

Dr. Yilun Gong

Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Materials
University of Oxford

Refeyn

Deep Tech

refeyn.com
Refeyn has developed a new generation of scientific instrumentation, using mass photometry to enable the accurate mass measurement of single molecules in solution, in their native state and without the need for labels, opening up new possibilities for bioanalytics and research into the functions of biomolecules.

CEO

Anthony Fernandez

Founded

August 2018

Founders

Prof. Philipp Kukura

Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
University of Oxford

Prof. Justin Benesch

Professor of Biophysical Chemistry
University of Oxford

Oxford Semantic Technologies

Deep Tech

oxfordsemantic.tech
Oxford Semantic Technologies has developed RDFox, the world's most advanced and seamless knowledge graph software. Knowledge graphs turn large, messy, multi-source data into a unified, query-able database by overlaying learned relationships and meanings, transforming pure data into usable knowledge.

CEO

Peter Crocker

Founded

March 2017

Founders

Prof. Ian Horrocks

Professor of Computer Science
Department of Computer Science
University of Oxford

Prof. Bernardo Cuenca Grau

Professor of Computer Science
Department of Computer Science
University of Oxford

Prof. Boris Motik

Professor of Computer Science
Department of Computer Science
University of Oxford

Oxford Nanoimaging

Life Sciences

oni.bio
ONI is the creator of the Nanoimager, the world's first desktop-sized super-resolution microscope.

CEO

Bo Jing

Founded

May 2016

Founder

Bo Jing

Researcher
Department of Physics
University of Oxford

Mind Foundry

Deep Tech

.mindfoundry.ai
Mind Foundry is AI for AI: a no-code platform that allows anyone in a business to build, test, deploy and maintain Machine Learning models for high-stakes applications.

CEO

Brian Mullins

Founded

February 2016

Founders

Prof. Stephen Roberts

Professor of Machine Learning
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

Prof. Michael A Osborne

Professor of Machine Learning
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

Lab282

Accelerators

lab282.org
A biopharma accelerator programme that aggregates the best Oxford single asset small molecule programmes under one roof. Partners include OUI, Evotec and Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS).

T-Cypher Bio

Life Sciences

tcypherbio.com
T-Cypher Bio is an early stage T-cell target and T-cell receptor (TCR) discovery and validation company developing the next generation of TCR-based therapeutics by deploying novel, high-throughput, platforms.

CEO

Thomas Lars Andresen

Founded

February 2021

Founder

Prof. Graham Ogg

Professor of Dermatology
MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine
University of Oxford

Oxford Ionics

Deep Tech

oxionics.com
Oxford Ionics is developing world-leading quantum computers with electronics integrated directly into the ion trap chip, by combining the best of photonic and microwave technology.

CEO

Tom Harty

Founded

April 2019

Founders

Dr. Chris Ballance

Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Physics
University of Oxford

Dr. Tom Harty

Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Physics
University of Oxford

Base Genomics

Life Sciences

basegenomics.com
Base Genomics is responsible for the creation of a new DNA sequencing technology that will revolutionise the early detection of cancer from blood samples. The company was acquired by Exact Sciences in 2020.

CEO

Oliver Waterhouse

Founded

June 20 (inception 2018)

Founders

Yibin Liu

Postdoctoral Researcher
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
University of Oxford

Chunxiao Song

Principle Investigator
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
University of Oxford

Oliver Waterhouse

Entrepreneur in Residence
Oxford Science Enterprises

Argonaut Therapeutics

Life Sciences

argonauttherapeutics.co.uk
Argonaut Therapeutics is a pre-clinical biotech company developing novel small molecule compounds that target arginine methylation in cancer.

CEO

Nicholas La Thangue

Founded

April 2016

Founder

Prof. Nicholas La Thangue

Professor of Cancer Biology
Department of Oncology
University of Oxford

Xerion Healthcare

Life Sciences

xerionhealthcare.co.uk
Xerion Healthcare is a pre-clinical nanomedicine company that has developed technology to amplify the effectiveness of conventional radiotherapy, whilst minimising side-effects.

CEO

Ian George

Founded

August 2015

Founders

Prof. Helen Townley

Associate Professor
Williams Fund Research Fellow
Nuffiled Department of Women's & Reproductive Health

Dr. Gareth Wakefield

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Department of Physics
University of Oxford

First Light Fusion

Deep Tech

firstlightfusion.com
First Light Fusion is pioneering a new approach to fusion energy using inertial confinement, which offers a potentially cheaper and easier path to power production.

CEO

Nicholas Hawker

Founded

July 2011

Founders

Dr. Nicholas Hawker

DPhil
Department of Engineering
University of Oxford

Prof. Yiannis Ventikos

Kennedy Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Department
University College London

Vaccitech

Life Sciences

vaccitech.co.uk
Vaccitech is a clinical stage biotech company utilising T cell mediated immune responses to treat and prevent infectious diseases and cancer. The company was a co-inventor of the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine and went public in May 2021.

CEO

Bill Enright

Founded

March 2016

Founders

Prof. Adrian Hill

Professor of Human Genetics
Nuffield Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Prof. Sarah Gilbert

Professor of Vaccinology
Nuffield Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Ultromics

Health Tech

ultromics.com
Ultromics is transforming heart disease detection and treatment using AI to unlock the full potential of echocardiography, empowering clinicians to make more informed decisions to achieve better patient outcomes.

CEO

Ross Upton

Founded

May 2017

Founders

Prof. Paul Leeson

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Radcliffe Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Ross Upton

PhD
Cardiovascular Clinical Research Facility
University of Oxford

EnzBond

Life Sciences

enzbond.com
Enzbond utilises its proprietary, AI-driven 'Simulated Environment' technology to develop new enzymes that dramatically reduce the cost and environmental impact of drug manufacture.

CEO

Robert Simion

Founded

November 2016

Founders

Dr. Alina Rakhimova

DPhil
Department of Biochemistry
University of Oxford

Dr. Robert Simion

DPhil
Department of Chemistry
University of Oxford

Wild Bioscience

Deep Tech

wildbioscience.com
Wild Bioscience is harnessing natural solutions that have evolved in wild plant species to radically enhance crop yields while simultaneously reducing demand for fertiliser and combatting climate change.

CEO

Ross Hendron

Founded

June 2021

Founders

Dr. Ross Hendron

Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Plant Sciences
University of Oxford

Prof. Steve Kelly

Associate Professor in Plant Sciences
Department of Plant Sciences
University of Oxford

Bibliu

Deep Tech

bibliu.com
BibliU is a content management software platform for digital textbooks, providing textbook access to over 2 million students at over 160 Universities and Colleges in the UK and the US.

CEO

Dave Sherwood

Founded

March 2017

Founders

Dave Sherwood

Rhodes Scholar and Pembroke College
University of Oxford

Ellis Gecan

Daniel Engelke

Tao Mantaras

Albus Health

Health Tech

albushealth.com
Albus Health has developed a contactless device that passively monitors a range of physiological and environmental measures while an individual sleeps. The device is being used in clinical trials, helping develop better treatment options for respiratory disorders.

CEO

Mikesh Udani

Founded

March 2018

Founders

Mikesh Udani

Oxford Biodesign Fellow
Insititute of Biomedical Engineering
University of Oxford

Dr. William Do

Oxford Biodesign Fellow
Insititute of Biomedical Engineering
University of Oxford

Prof. Mona Bafadel

Associate Professor of Respiratory Medicine
Nuffield Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Dr. Richard Russell

Principal Investigator
Nuffield Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Prof. Ian Pavord

Professor of Respiratory Medicine
Nuffield Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

PQShield

Deep Tech

pqshield.com
PQShield is defining the next generation of cryptography for the quantum age, protecting online transactions and communications in critical industries against quantum-based threats.

CEO

Ali El Kaafarani

Founded

July 2018

Founder

Dr. Ali El Kaafarani

Postdoctoral Researcher
Mathematical Institute
University of Oxford

Mixergy

Deep Tech

mixergy.co.uk
Mixergy is developing intelligent and connected hot water technologies, helping customers save money and reduce their impact on the environment while providing flexibility to the grid, enabling more renewable energy and supporting the clean energy transition.

CEO

Pete Armstrong

Founded

April 2015

Founders

Pete Armstrong

DPhil
Department of Engineering
University of Oxford

Ren Kang

DPhil
Department of Engineering
University of Oxford

Prof. Malcolm McCulloch

Professor in Engineering Science
Department of Engineering
University of Oxford

StEP Ignite

Accelerators

unistep.org
StEP Ignite, the University of Oxford's Student Entrepreneurship Programme, provides students with access to University research projects and challenges them to identify an idea for a new business, develop a business plan, and prepare to pitch in front of real investors – in just four weeks. Teams compete for a £25,000 in investment, alongside support for Oxford Science Enterprises and Oxford University Innovation to help turn their idea into a commercial business. Launched in 2019, the programme was developed by Oxford University Innovation (OUI), Oxford Science Enterprises (OSE), and the Saïd Business School. Previous winners include Quantum Dice, a fast-growing quantum technology start-up focused on technology to future proof the security of information.

Latent Logic

Deep Tech

Simulation is critical to safe deployment of AVs and is the frontier of the industry. Latent Logic used cutting edge AI to create realistic human behaviours for use in simulations. The company was acquired by Waymo, the AV company spun out of Google in 2019.

CEO

Kirsty Lloyd-Jukes

Founded

February 2018

Founders

Prof. Shimon Whiteson

Professor of Computer Science
Department of Computer Science
University of Oxford

Dr. João Messias

Postdoctoral Researcher
Institute for Informatics
University of Amsterdam

Human Centric Drug Discovery

Life Sciences

Human Centric Drug Discovery is an early stage biotech company using real-world patient data and cutting-edge human neuronal cell models to discover safe and effective novel therapies for pain and other neurological conditions.

CEO

James Peach

Founded

December 2020

Founders

Dr. Zameel Cader

Director of the Oxford Headache Centre and Director of Stembancc
Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences
University of Oxford

Dr. Caleb Webber

Visiting Professor of Bioinformatics
Department of Physiology
Anatomy and Genetics
University of Oxford

James Peach

DATA-CAN
Genomics England
Syncona

Brill Power

Deep Tech

brillpower.com
Brill Power's intelligent battery management and control technology increases the lifetime and reliability of lithium-ion battery packs for stationary energy storage and electric vehicles.

CEO

Christoph Birkl

Founded

November 2017

Founders

Dr. Christoph Birkl

DPhil
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

Dr. Damien Frost

DPhil
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

Dr. Adrien Bizeray

Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

Carolyn Hicks

MBA
Saïd Business School
University of Oxford

Theolytics

Life Sciences

theolytics.com
Theolytics is a pre-clinical biotech company harnessing oncolytics viruses to treat cancers, utilising systematic phenotypic screening and selection systems optimised for translational success.

CEO

Charlotte Casebourne

Founded

December 2017

Founders

Prof. Len Seymour

Professor of Gene Therapies
Department of Oncology
University of Oxford

Dr. Margaret Duffy

Kay Kendall Leukaemia Fund Research Fellow
Department of Oncology
University of Oxford

Dr. Kerry Fisher

Research Lecturer
Department of Oncology
University of Oxford

Charlotte Casebourne

Entrepreneur in Residence
Oxford Science Enterprises

Caristo Diagnostics

Health Tech

caristo.com
Caristo Diagnostics has developed a state-of-the-art prognostic that can detect previously invisible signatures of coronary artery disease on routine CT scans, better predicting and so preventing future heart attacks.

CEO

Cheerag Shirodaria

Founded

July 2018

Founders

Prof. Stefan Neubauer

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Radcliffe Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Prof. Charalambos Antoniades

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Radcliffe Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Prof. Keith Channon

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Radcliffe Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Dr. Cheerag Shirodaria

MD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
University of Oxford

Perspectum Diagnostics

Health Tech

perspectum.com
Perspectum use AI to deliver comprehensive, quantitative, non-invasive tissue analysis from multiparametric MRI, allowing early detection, diagnosis, and more targeted treatment of liver disease, diabetes and cancer.

CEO

Rajarshi Banerjee

Founded

April 2013

Founders

Prof. Stefan Neubauer

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Head of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Radcliffe Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Prof. Sir Michael Brady

Professor of Oncological Imaging
Department of Oncology
University of Oxford

Dr. Rajarshi Banerjee

Consultant Physcian Oxford Health NHS Trust and former Research Fellow
Radcliffe Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Dr. Matthew Robson

Visiting Scientist
Radcliffe Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Opsydia

Deep Tech

opsydia.com
Opsydia has developed surface and sub-surface laser technology to place high-resolution identifiers both on and beneath the surface of gemstones in order to promote supply chain transparency and traceability without compromising the gemstone's integrity.

CEO

Andrew Rimmer

Founded

September 2017

Founders

Prof. Martin Booth

Professor of Engineering Science
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

Dr. Patrick Salter

EPSRC Early Career Fellow
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

Oxford Quantum Circuits

Deep Tech

oxfordquantumcircuits.com
OQC is developing a quantum computer, based on superconducting qubits. OQC launched the UK’s first Quantum Computing as-a-Service (QCaaS), bringing quantum to the enterprise, at the fingertips of customers and partners.

CEO

Ilana Wisby

Founded

June 2017

Founders

Dr. Peter Leek

Lecturer
Department of Physics
University of Oxford

Dr. Ilana Wisby

PhD
Department of Physics
Royal Holloway
University of London

Omega Crop

Deep Tech

omegacrop.com
Omega Crop offers the next generation of precision agriculture. Its platform fuses data from all available sources (including satellites, drones, ground sensors and structured reports) to perform high-precision, high-accuracy yield prediction and interventions against crop loss. This enables farmers to improve crop yield and value per hectare.

CEO

Jared Bainbridge

Founded

March 2020

Founders

Jared Bainbridge

MBA
Saïd Business School
University of Oxford

Grant Whittle

MBA
Saïd Business School
University of Oxford

Animal Dynamics

Deep Tech

wanimal-dynamics.com
Animal Dynamics is developing highly efficient, bioinspired autonomous vehicle systems by leveraging insights from evolutionary biomechanics, with aerial and marine applications.

CEO

Kevin Allington

Founded

January 2015

Founders

Prof. Adrian Thomas

Professor of Biomechanics
Department of Zoology
University of Oxford

Alex Caccia

Formerly CEO Marmalade Technologies

Alethiomics

Life Sciences

alethiomics.com
Alethiomics is a pre-clinical biotech company leveraging the power of single cell multi-omic analysis to identify novel drug targets and uncover new biology to design better treatments for patients with blood cancer.

CEO

Mark Throsby

Founded

December 2021

Founders

Prof. Adam Mead

Professor of Haematology
Radcliffe Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Prof. Bethan Psaila

Clinician Scientist
Radcliffe Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Orca Computing

Deep Tech

orcacomputing.com
ORCA Computing is pioneering a new approach to quantum computing using its proprietary quantum memory technology and leveraging an industry-standard infrastructure, based on a scalable and modular quantum computing platform powered by photonics.

CEO

Richard Murray

Founded

December 2019

Founders

Dr. Josh Nunn

Reader
Department of Physics
University of Bath
previously Royal Society University Research Fellow
University of Oxford

Prof. Ian Walmsley FRS

Provost
Imperial College London
Previously Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Innovation
and Hooke Professor of Experimental Physics
University of Oxford

OMass Therapeutics

Life Sciences

omass.com
OMass Therapeutics is a pre-clinical biotech company utilising a new drug discovery platform incorporating native mass spec and proprietary chemistry that allows drug design against previously 'undruggable' targets.

CEO

Ros Deegan

Founded

March 2016

Founders

Prof. Dame Carol Robinson

Chair of Dr. Lee's Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
University of Oxford

Dr. Idlir Liko

Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Chemistry
University of Oxford

Dr. Hsin Yung "Jason" Yen

Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Chemistry
University of Oxford

Dr. Jonathan Hopper

Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Chemistry
University of Oxford

Dark Blue Therapeutics

Life Sciences

Dark Blue Therapeutics, an oncology focused spin-out from the LAB282 therapeutic accelerator program, is a pre-clinical biotech company tackling cancer with new therapies that target cancer cells' vulnerabilities.

CEO

Takashi Takenoshita (Interim CEO)

Founded

June 2020

Founders

Prof. Monika Gullerova

Associate Professor in Experimental Pathology
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology
University of Oxford

Takashi Takenoshita

Entrepreneur In Residence
Oxford Science Enterprises

SpyBiotech

Life Sciences

spybiotech.com
SpyBiotech is utilising unique protein superglue technology to develop vaccines against infectious disease and cancer.

CEO

Prof Sumi Biswas

Founded

March 2017

Founders

Prof. Mark Howarth

Professor of Protein Nanotechnology
Department of Biochemistry
University of Oxford

Prof. Simon Draper

Professor of Vaccinology and Translational Medicine
Nuffield Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Prof. Sumi Biswas

Associate Professor of Vaccinology
Nuffield Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Dr. Jing Jin

Postdoctoral Researcher
Nuffield Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

YASA

Deep Tech

yasa.com
YASA is the world’s leading supplier of electric drive powertrain solutions for the automotive and other transportation industries. The company was acquired by Mercedes-Benz in 2021.

CEO

Chris Harris

Founded

August 2009

Founder

Dr. Tim Woolmer

DPhil
Department of Engineering
University of Oxford

Circadian Therapeutics

Life Sciences

circadiantherapeutics.com
Circadian Therapeutics is a pre-clinical biotech company developing treatments for diseases associated with circadian rhythm disruption.

CEO

Mark Sampson

Founded

July 2016

Founders

Prof. Russell Foster

Professor of Circadian Neuroscience
Nuffield Department of Clinical Neuroscience
University of Oxford

Prof. Aarti Jagannath

Associate Professor
Nuffield Department of Clinical Neuroscience
University of Oxford

Dr. Sridhar Vasudevan

University Research Lecturer
Department of Pharmacology
University of Oxford

Prof. Maarten De Vos

Associate Professor in Engineering Science
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

Amber Therapeutics

Health Tech

amber-tx.com
Amber Therapeutics is developing an intelligent implantable closed-loop neurostimulation therapy for people suffering from urinary incontinence.

CEO

Aidan Crawley

Founded

January 2021

Founders

Prof. Tim Denison

Professor of Engineering Science and Clinical Neurosciences
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
University of Oxford

Dr. Alex Green

Consultant Neurosurgeon
Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences
University of Oxford

Aidan Crawley

Entrepreneur in Residence
Oxford Science Enterprises

MiroBio

Life Sciences

mirobio.com
MiroBio is a clinical-stage biotech company harnessing the natural 'brakes' of the immune system to control the symptoms of auto-immune diseases.

CEO

Carolin Barth

Founded

April 2019

Founders

Prof. Richard Cornall

Professor of Clinical Medicine
Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine
University of Oxford

Prof. Simon Davis

Professor of Molecular Immunology
Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine
University of Oxford

Salience Labs

Deep Tech

saliencelabs.ai
Salience Labs has designed a massively parallel, ultra high throughput tensor processing chip using photonics to enable significant improvements in processing performance, packaged with electronics to create a high speed, multi-chip processor that accelerates exponential advances in AI.

CEO

Vaysh Kewada

Founded

April 2021

Founders

Prof. Harish Bhaskaran

Professor of Applied Nanomaterials
Department of Materials
University of Oxford

Vaysh Kewada

Entrepreneur in Residence
Oxford Science Enterprises

Dr. Carlos Rios Ocampo

Postdoctoral researcher
MIT

Prof. Wolfram Pernice

University of Münster

Dr. Johannes Feldmann

University of Münster

DiffBlue

Deep Tech

diffblue.com
DiffBlue is AI for code: it automates unit-test generation improving the efficiency of software developers.

CEO

Mathew Lodge

Founded

March 2016

Founders

Prof. Daniel Kroening

Professor of Computer Science
Department of Computer Science
University of Oxford

Dr. Peter Schrammel

Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Computer Science
University of Oxford

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