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Oxford spinout Brainomix is revolutionising stroke care through AI

This year, around 100,000 people in the UK will have a stroke. AI algorithms developed by a University of Oxford spinout company are ensuring that more stroke patients will receive better care and outcomes. It’s no coincidence that the best-known acronym for spotting signs of a stroke urges FAST action. Every second counts, not least for […]

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BRC interns take first steps on their research pathway

Eight Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) healthcare professionals have taken their first steps on the clinical academic pathway after presenting the results of their six-month NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) internship research projects. The internships are aimed at Nurses, Midwives, Allied Health Professionals, Pharmacists and Healthcare Scientists (NMAHPPS) who have little or no research experience. The BRC […]

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Next step in plans for Warneford Park

Plans for Warneford Park took a step forward as partners in the project signed a Conditional Option Agreement (COA) and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), agreeing how they will work together going forward. If plans are approved, Warneford Park will provide a new mental health hospital alongside a major brain health research and innovation campus and […]

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MetaGuideX awarded £100,000 industry impact funding

Oxford Brookes University-based spinout company, MetaGuideX, has secured £100,000 funding to further develop the company’s cancer detection technology. MetaGuideX will use the Innovate UK Industry Impact grant to access specialist microscopes at the Central Laser Facility at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) on the Harwell Campus. The company is led by Dr Ryan Pink, Reader in […]

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£3 million awarded to establish HealthTech Research Centre

The University of Oxford’s Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, in partnership with Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, has been awarded £3 million by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) to establish a new HealthTech Research Centre (HRC). The five-year award will support the development and evaluation of innovative health technologies […]

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Oxford ranked third most intensive science and innovation cluster in the world

Oxford has been recognised as one of the top science and innovation clusters in the world, according to new data released this week from the upcoming 2023 Global Innovation Index (GII). The index establishes clusters through analysis of patent-filing activity and scientific article publication, documenting the geographical areas around the world with the highest density […]

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OAHP Chair recognised in King’s Birthday Honours 2023

We wish the warmest congratulations to Professor Sir John Irving Bell on being appointed as a Companion of Honour (CH) in the King’s Birthday Honours list. He is recognised for services to Medicine, Medical Research, the Life Science Industry and to Public Health. We are delighted that Professor Sir John Bell continues to Chair the […]

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University of Oxford retains top spot for spinouts

The University of Oxford has held its position as the leading academic institution in the UK for generating spinout companies, according to a new report by data analyst firm Beauhurst. The third annual Spotlight on Spinouts report, sponsored by the Royal Academy of Engineering, highlights Oxford’s remarkable achievement in creating 205 spinouts since 2011. The ranking […]

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£650m life sciences growth package revealed

The UK Government have today announced a growth package worth £650 million to boost the UK’s life science sector and drive economic growth. The package includes policies such as improving commercial clinical trials, investing in scientific innovation, expanding the UK’s biological data bank, and incentivising pension schemes to invest in science and technology companies. The […]

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