About Oxford Centre for Innovation
Oxford Centre for Innovationis a hub for science and tech innovators in central Oxford providing a range of private offices, shared workspace and meeting rooms in central Oxford. Designed for growing science and technology companies. Rub shoulders with like-minded entrepreneurs, share ideas and meet new people at Oxford Centre for Innovation.
The centre offers the ideal solution for start-up and growing companies in the science and technology sector with flexible and affordable space created for growth and change. Based in the heart of Oxford and providing a wide range of serviced office, conferencing and coworking space, OCFI is designed to work, no matter what your requirements, with an in-house team dedicated to supporting your business growth, allowing you to focus on what matters.
The centre is owned by The Oxford Trust – an independent charitable trust that was established in 1985 by Oxford entrepreneurs Sir Martin and Audrey, Lady Wood, founders of Oxford Instruments. The Trust’s mission is to encourage the pursuit of science and enterprise.
Located in a woodland setting in the Headington Health and Life Sciences District, the sister centre, the Wood Centre for Innovation also offers affordable and flexible workspace solutions, as well as R&D facilities, laboratories and workshops, for start-up and early-stage businesses to breathe and grow.
The centre is managed by Oxford Innovation, who started by creating Europe’s first innovation centre – and now manage a growing network of centres across the UK. Oxford Innovation is the largest operator of innovation centres in the UK, with 24 and growing. Oxford Innovation is also a leader of social and economic development. This offers the businesses that operate in each centre reassurance for longer-term security and a proven growth model to help them succeed.