It's almost a year since video games developer and publisher Rebellion splashed £78m on a disused print factory near Didcot. We reveal how the transformation into film and TV studios is progressing. Head of studios Brian Mitchell explains they aren't just refurbishing a building, they’re creating a production hub.
Ben Towler, commercial manager of OXWASH, talks TechTribe Oxford through the firm's new eco-laundry, and how the firm is competing in a £1bn commercial laundry industry that is price-sensitive and dominated by major players.
Air con is one of the 'blind spots in the energy debate', says the International Energy Authority. Is an Abingdon firm's tech part of the solution?
Oxford Science Park will be ‘turning on the development taps’ for firms in big pharma and healthtech, according to the park’s chief executive Piers Scrimshaw-Wright. At a gathering of property […]
The shortage of skilled technicians is a major challenge for Oxfordshire’s burgeoning technology companies. The new Oxford Advanced Skills Centre (OAS) at the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s Culham campus goes a long way to addressing this shortfall by offering local companies specialist courses for their apprentices.
Pip Piper’s film ‘The Vinyl Revival’ is in UK indie cinemas this autumn proselytising the vinyl record format. There’s no question the revival is real but what caused it?
When it needed to replace a six-year-old transport modelling system, Oxfordshire County Council saw an opportunity to innovate by identifying the outcomes needed, then giving firms the challenge of delivering on them.
Oxford University spin-out Mixergy is at the centre of a plan by energy and services company Centrica to create a ‘virtual power plant’ that helps balance the National Grid and prevent outages.
Oxford-based LegalShield is aiming to disrupt the UK legal sector with its ‘lawyer in your pocket’ apps which offer instant legal advice from £7-19 a month .
StoryFutures Academy is offering co-funded placements for a number of writers who will go on to work with the Charisma.ai platform learning ‘on the job’.
The US, China or India? Entrepreneurs with bright ideas were thick on the ground at this year's Venturefest Oxford. To put their cutting-edge ideas into practice they need money, and the focus of the day was how to find it.
Fireside chat on Unconventional Ways of Working at The Wood Centre for Innovation. Panel includes Mike Jennings of Jennings in Garsington, Helen Wright, founder and director of 923 Jobs and Aaron Hirtenstein, member at Agile Collective First. This is the first of a series of fireside chats featuring experts from science and tech. Runs from 1730 to 1930 at The Wood Centre for Innovation, Stansfeld Park, Quarry Road, Headington, OX3 8SB. Details
Cherwell; a thriving economy, a thriving place Cherwell District Council has ambitious plans to create a 10-year strategy to deliver a vibrant, prosperous and sustainable economy for everyone. This workshop is an opportunity to be part of shaping that strategy to create a bright future for the residents, businesses and communities of Cherwell. 5.45 to 9.45pm, RAF Upper Heyford Heritage Centre, Camp Road, Upper Heyford OX25 5HD. Details
Distinguished Speaker Series: Answering the call – Paul Polman, former CEO of Unilever and now Chair of the Saïd Business School Board, is committed to exploring how business education can address the most significant global challenges. Paul was appointed to the U.N. Secretary General’s High-level Panel that developed the Sustainable Development Goals, and has since played a leading role in highlighting the business case for the 2030 development agenda. Paul is Co-founder and Chair of IMAGINE, a benefit corporation and foundation accelerating business leadership to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and was CEO of Unilever for 10 years, where he demonstrated that a long-term, multi-stakeholder model goes hand-in-hand with good financial performance. During his tenure, Unilever was one of the best-performing companies in its sector, delivering ten years of consistent top and bottom line growth. Pre-talk drinks from 5.30pm, talk 6.45 to 7.45pm. Saïd Business School, Oxford OX1 1HP. Details