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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.
Breaking-ground for National Quantum Computing Centre at Harwell

Breaking-ground for National Quantum Computing Centre (NQCC) at Harwell

Professor Sir Peter Knight, Chair of the National Quantum Technology Programme (NQTP)’s Strategy Advisory Board, led the formal breaking-ground ceremony at the site.
Oxford Instruments completes acquisition of WITec GmbH

Oxford Instruments completes acquisition of WITec GmbH

The acquisition follows regulatory approval from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) in Germany and satisfaction of other closing conditions.
National Quantum Computing Centre (NQCC) will be located at Harwell Campus

National Quantum Computing Centre (NQCC) to be located at Harwell Campus

Funded by UK Research and Innovation, the UK’s National Quantum Computing Centre (NQCC) will help place the UK at the forefront of this transformative new technology.
Oxfordshire satellite comms company Celestia UK names new CEO

Oxfordshire satellite comms company Celestia UK names new CEO

Malachy Devlin joins the Harwell based company to build the business and its reputation as the premier provider of high throughput multi-beam scanning antenna systems.