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Flu vaccine spinout secures a further £20m in funding

Flu vaccine spinout secures a further £20m in funding

Innovation

Vaccitech, an Oxford University spinout company developing a universal flu vaccine, among other vaccine-related products, has secured £20 million in Series A financing.

New five year research and development partnership announced

New five year research and development partnership announced

Innovation Research

The University of Oxford, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the Patient experience healthcare company Oneview Healthcare have signed a research and development (R&D) agreement for clinical pathways, following the success of a Prostate Cancer Pathway pilot.

Winners of Innovation Photography competition announced

Winners of Innovation Photography competition announced

Awards and Appointments Innovation

The results of the University's Innovation Photography competition have been announced, with two winners from the Medical Sciences Division.

LAB282 celebrates a year of impact in Oxford

LAB282 celebrates a year of impact in Oxford

Innovation

The £13m drug discovery partnership between Oxford University, Oxford Sciences Innovation and Evotec supported 12 new projects in first year of operation.

Drug discovery must change to urgently address global health needs

Drug discovery must change to urgently address global health needs

Innovation Research

A new paper published today by the Oxford Martin School calls for ‘open science’ approaches to drug discovery and offers ways forward that would transform how the medical challenges of this century could be addressed more efficiently.

A view from The Hill

A view from The Hill

Innovation

Sociologist Alex Rushforth (Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences), recently attended Oxford’s annual digital health pitching event, The Hill, for the first time. Here’s what he made of it.

Topping Out Ceremony held for Oxford BioEscalator and Novo Nordisk Building

Topping Out Ceremony held for Oxford BioEscalator and Novo Nordisk Building

General Innovation

Final beam laid for new BioEscalator/Novo Nordisk Building, due to open Summer 2018

Oxford University launches 150th spinout company

Oxford University launches 150th spinout company

Innovation

Augmented and virtual reality spinout 6Degrees revealed as 150th spinout firm from Oxford University.

Oxford iGEM team wins Gold medal and Award for Best Diagnostics Project

Oxford iGEM team wins Gold medal and Award for Best Diagnostics Project

Awards and Appointments General Innovation

The 2017 Oxford University iGEM team have just returned from the competition in Boston with not only a Gold medal but also the extremely competitive award for Best Diagnostics Project in the Undergraduate category. In addition they were nominated for five further awards for best presentation, wiki, model, integrated human practices and best applied design.

Silk could be used to repair damaged spinal cords

Silk could be used to repair damaged spinal cords

Innovation Research

Modified silk from Asian wild silkworms could be used in a strategy to repair damaged spinal cords, according to scientists from the universities of Aberdeen and Oxford.

Researchers target ‘undruggable’ cancers

Researchers target ‘undruggable’ cancers

Innovation Research

A new approach to targeting key cancer-linked proteins, thought to be ‘undruggable’, has been discovered through an alliance between industry and academia.

Apple CEO Tim Cook opens the Oxford Foundry

Apple CEO Tim Cook opens the Oxford Foundry

Innovation

The Oxford Foundry, a new entrepreneurial hub at the heart of Oxford University, has officially opened its doors.

Experts meet in Oxford to discuss responsible research and innovation

Experts meet in Oxford to discuss responsible research and innovation

General Innovation Research

International research experts working to implement a more ethical and inclusive model in research institutions have been meeting in Oxford this week.

New way to detect heart damage caused by chemotherapy

New way to detect heart damage caused by chemotherapy

Innovation Research

Researchers at the University of Oxford have developed a new way to detect heart damage caused by chemotherapy.

Virtual reality tool developed to untangle genes

Virtual reality tool developed to untangle genes

Innovation Research

Researchers from Oxford have been using virtual reality software to compile genetic data to create models which explain how genes are controlled within their natural chromosomal environments.

New bowel cancer test could save lives through early detection

Innovation Research

A new screening test, funded by NIHR Oxford BRC, is being hailed the most efficient way to indicate risk of colorectal cancer.

How Britain can build a world-leading life sciences strategy

How Britain can build a world-leading life sciences strategy

Innovation

The UK is in the midst of a wide-ranging national industrial strategy which will influence the country’s future role in the global economy. The latest proposals look at the life sciences and healthcare sectors, perhaps the areas of this grand plan which will affect most people, including through the successful development – or otherwise – of the National Health Service.

Experts urge rethink of ‘outdated’ asthma categorisation

Experts urge rethink of ‘outdated’ asthma categorisation

Innovation Research

A group of respiratory medicine experts have called for an overhaul in our thinking about how asthma and other airways diseases are categorised and treated, saying the current approach is outdated and does not reflect advances in treating these conditions.

New sensor to improve intensive care monitoring of breathing

New sensor to improve intensive care monitoring of breathing

Innovation Research

An innovative new sensor could improve how hospital staff monitor patient breath rates and stability, according to new Oxford University research.

£1.24 million for new medical diagnostics hub

£1.24 million for new medical diagnostics hub

General Innovation Research

University of Oxford researchers have been awarded £1.24 million to lead a medical diagnostics co-operative that will drive forward the development, evaluation and uptake of new medical diagnostic technologies to improve outcomes for patients in the community.

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