Your support network

Here at Culham Innovation Centre, our priorities are your business and your success. That's why we want to provide you with all the tools you need to reach your goals. Whilst we provide expert advice and a supportive centre team, we also provide you with other resources so you can get the answers to any burning business questions you may have.

Oxford Innovation has partnered with OBN, meaning that lab customers are entitled to a wide range of benefits including:

  • significant supplier discounts
  • 45% saving off list prices
  • discounts to attend over 40+ OBN events per year
  • huge savings to attend a wide range of other conferences
  • high level tailored professional training

If your company doesn't have any laboratories then you can join OBN and receive Network Membership for 15 months for the price of 12 months with no joining fee.

Oxford Innovation is one of 160 official Amazon Web Service Partners worldwide, which means that you may be able to benefit from free support packages. This can include up to $25,000 of credits.

Oxford Innovation has an exciting partnership with Leading Edge Only (LEO), the world's largest Global Innovation Platform.  Operating in over 120 countries, LEO connects innovative fast-growth start-ups & scale-ups to corporations seeking the latest innovative technologies, products, services or expertise - corporates such as IBM, Fujitsu & Walgreens Boots Alliance.

This is a free service for those customers who are seeking to get their solutions and expertise in-front of major corporations.

The Innovation Centre has access to our own Angel Investment Showcase, where we can coach you to give a greater chance of succeeding in the competitive environment of business growth.

Beauhurst is a searchable database of the UK’s fastest-growing businesses, along with the funds and accelerators that back them.

OI has a subscription to the Beauhurst platform, which allows us to track 32,000+ companies across the country, from early-stage start-ups to established scaleups.

Using Beauhurst we can find comprehensive information on sources of funding and grants.

The British Business Bank Finance Hub is designed to help businesses understand the financial landscape and the right financing and funding options for their business. It’s an independent and impartial digital hub, designed to raise awareness of the different types of finance available for growing UK businesses. Explore finance options and find funding to suit your business.

Innovate UK drives productivity and economic growth by supporting businesses to develop and realise the potential of new ideas, including those from the UK’s world-class research base. Innovate UK is part of UK Research and Innovation and funds the Enterprise Europe Network, the Knowledge Transfer Network, to provide the advice and support that businesses need to succeed.

As the Growth Hub for Oxfordshire, it is our aim to simplify the business support landscape and help individuals and businesses to easily connect. We're here to help small businesses (SMEs) find the support they need. We offer prompt, friendly, impartial advice and will signpost you to the right business support for you and your business by directing you to expert advice and national and local support programmes.

The Innovate2Succeed Programme offers 7-9 days of fully funded coaching and mentoring support to businesses. This will look at diagnosing any pain points your business is experiencing as well as identifying any barriers to commercialisation and growth. You’ll be given one-to-one support bespoke to your business to help you overcome these barriers.

Oxford Investment Opportunity Network Limited (OION Ltd) is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and operates under the trading names Oxford Investment Opportunity Network (OION), Thames Valley Investment Network (TVIN) & Oxford Early Investments (OEI). In January 2020, Oxford Angel Network, part of Oxford University’s commercialisation arm Oxford University Innovation, merged with OION Ltd to create one unified angel network for Oxford and beyond.

Our in-house team of experts

Ask our in-house team of experts for more information about the services we provide and how we can help you succeed in business.