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Bicester tech start-up to build Malaysia’s EV charging network

Bicester’s EZ-Charge technology to underpin new EV charging network in Malaysia

The company has entered into a formal MoU with a Malaysian subsidiary of the global corporation MW Group – for its advanced electric car charging units to be manufactured, installed and operated in-market, under licence.
First Oxbridge spin-out takes new R&D lab space at The Oxford Trust’s Wood Centre for Innovation. Image: Simon Jones, CEO, and Dr Bernard Wenger, CTO, from Helio Display Technologies outside the Wood Centre for Innovation

First Oxbridge spin-out takes new R&D space at Wood Centre for Innovation

Helio Display Materials, the first joint Oxford and Cambridge university spin-out is creating a new generation of brighter, more colourful displays that use significantly less power.
Electric Assisted Vehicles EAV completes funding round to scale up production

Electric Assisted Vehicles EAV completes funding round to scale up production

The Oxfordshire-based eCargo and urban micro-mobility manufacturer will use the funds to accelerate growth plans based on rising market demand.
UK’s Defence Academy in Oxfordshire hit by damaging cyber attack

UK’s Defence Academy in Oxfordshire hit by damaging cyber attack

The cyber attack – possibly by Russia or China – caused “significant” damage to the academic arm of the UK’s Ministry of Defence, according to a retired high-ranking officer.
Owen Mumford investing £14m in new state-of-the-art facility in Witney

Owen Mumford investing £14m in new state-of-the-art facility in Witney

The new building is commissioned to align with the company’s strong sustainability agenda, and is designed in accordance with the latest environmental standards to obtain BREEAM certification.
Johnson Matthey announces intention to exit battery materials business

Johnson Matthey to exit battery materials business

The company has been looking to commercialise its range of high nickel cathode materials and has been exploring strategic partnerships for the battery division it set up in 2012.
Owen Mumford announces verified science-based targets and plans for net zero

Owen Mumford announces verified science based targets and plans for net zero

As part of its sustainability action plan, Owen Mumford has joined the Business Ambition for 1.5°c commitment and is one of the first 1000 global businesses to sign up.
German-based ZF invests in Oxbotica to deploy passenger shuttles globally

German-based ZF invests in Oxbotica to deploy passenger shuttles globally

In a strategic partnership agreement with Oxbotica, the global automotive technology company will take a seat on the company’s advisory board with a 5% share.
Oxford Uni spin-out Brill Power launches ‘intelligent’ battery management systems

Oxford Uni spin-out Brill Power launches ‘intelligent’ battery management systems

Brill Power’s breakthrough technology will transform the cost and performance of energy storage systems by increasing battery life by up to 60% and enhancing storage capacity by up to 129%.
National Space Strategy launches from Harwell Space Cluster. Image: Science Minister George Freeman visiting the NSTF.

National Space Strategy launches from Harwell Space Cluster

The strategy sets the government’s priorities for this high-growth sector, with a vision to unlock the UK’s space industry, boost private investment, and capitalise on unique UK strengths.