Discover how Oxfordshire is an engine for innovation. Learn more about one of Europe’s most- successful Life Sciences clusters with a track record in establishing and attracting world-leading life sciences and healthcare businesses.
Home to the University of Oxford, Oxfordshire is part of the UK’s ‘Golden Triangle’, forming an area of significant economic growth and expertise in Life Sciences and Health, alongside Cambridge and London.
The cluster of Life Sciences and Healthcare companies in Oxfordshire provides a critical mass that spurs innovation through extensive multidisciplinary collaboration.
National assets include the Rosalind Franklin Research Institute, Diamond Light Source and STFC’s Central Laser Facility at Harwell Campus and the Structural Genomics Consortium.
The Oxfordshire Local Industrial Strategy positions the county as one of the top-three global innovation ecosystems. It highlights Oxfordshire’s world-leading science and technology cluster and its unsurpassed potential to be a pioneer for the UK through its emerging transformative technologies and sectors.
World-leading spinouts from the University of Oxford include; Oxford Nanopore, Immunocore and Adaptimmune. Foreign-owned companies who have expanded or established operations in Oxfordshire recently include; Novo Nordisk, Intuitive Surgical, Abbott Diabetes Care, Intrexon, Evotec, Sysmex, Agilent and Vertex.