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Wenmiao Yu

Co-Founder & Director of Business Development at Quantum Dice

Nicki Campling

Ecosystem Manager at Barclays Eagle Labs, Oxford

Tom Harty

CEO at Oxford Ionics

Stuart Grant

Chief Executive at Harwell Science and Innovation Campus

Jens Tholstrup

Managing Director at OION and Development Director at SQW Group

Imam Monawar Hussain MBE DL FRSA

High Sheriff of Oxfordshire

Liz Kirby

Director of Innovation at STFC, part of UKRI

Chris Goodall

Carbon Commentary

Tim Curtis

Managing Director at Ricardo Energy & Environment

Stuart Woods

Managing Director at Oxford Instruments NanoScience

Tim Ballance

Director of UK R&D at ColdQuanta

Barbara Ghinelli

Director, Harwell Campus Business Development and Clusters at STFC

Barbara Hammond

Chief Executive at Low Carbon Hub

Henry Snaith

Chief Scientific Officer at Oxford PV

John Boyle

Chairman at The Oxford Trust

Gillian McLaren

Start Up Loans Company, British Business Bank

Mark Evans

CEO at Adaptix

Jon Rees

CEO of MitoRx Therapeutics

Simon Plant

Deputy Director – Innovation, NQCC

Dan Metcalfe

Director of Communications at Harwell Science and Innovation Campus

Sarah Haywood

Venturefest Board Member

Nicola McConville

Venturefest Board Member

Max Gottschalk

Founding Partner at Vedra Partners

Chiara Decaroli

Outreach and Engagement Officer at NQCC

Megan Morys Carter

Programme Director at The Hill

Michael Cuthbert

Director at NQCC

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Venturefest Oxford

Make connections that lead to new investments, new businesses and new ideas in the high-tech sector in Oxfordshire.



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Culham Science Centre

Building a brighter future

British Business Bank

Dedicated to making finance markets work better for smaller businesses


Providing ultra-reliable UK manufactured charging infrastructure

James Cowper Kreston

James Cowper Kreston is a leading firm of accountants and business advisers

Marks & Clerk LLP

IP strategies that empower new businesses

Oxford Brookes Business School

Connecting local, national and international communities with our leading business expertise and research.

Oxford Brookes University Bioinnovation Hub

Supporting innovation in the life sciences

Oxford Computer Consultants

Turning ideas and research into commercial applications

Oxford Product Design

Making things better by making better things

ScaleBase (Oxford Brookes Enterprise Centre)

ScaleBase is a newly renovated office space with co-working, private offices and meeting rooms.

Taylor Vinters

Helping innovators and entrepreneurs shape a better world

The Oxford Trust

Wood Centre for Innovation & Oxford Centre for Innovation - Purpose-built workspace for fast growing companies in science & tech industries.


Recruitment strategy and process management for Start-Ups and SMEs

University of Oxford

University of Oxford - making a global impact