Driving
innovation
forward
Our growth and innovation services are practical, informative and put your business at the forefront of your market. With access to a range of masterclasses, one-to-one coaching, applied innovation events and a friendly community of entrepreneurs, Innovation Factory is the perfect place to share ideas, push boundaries and ask yourself, what if?

Driving
innovation forward

Our growth and innovation services are practical, informative and put your business at the forefront of your market. With access to a range of masterclasses, one-to-one coaching, applied innovation events and a friendly community of entrepreneurs, Innovation Factory is the perfect place to share ideas, push boundaries and ask yourself, what if?
Speak to our Innovation Manager, Stephen
Are you ambitious to grow your business and inspired to innovate? Need to speak to someone about your business? Our in-house Innovation Manager, Stephen Ellis, specialises in providing practical advice for innovative, growing businesses and creating links between businesses within the centre and the local business community. Specialist mentoring will help you to accelerate the generation and exploitation of new ideas and the good news is that it is free for IF businesses.
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Grow your skills through our masterclasses

 

We can help you go beyond your existing boundaries to show you what’s possible. With a programme of free masterclasses in many subjects from product design to intellectual property, you can develop skills and knowledge to help your business innovate and grow. Follow-on mentoring is also available after you have completed your masterclass to bring the learnings to life within your business.
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Work through our network

We aim to bring you together with other IF businesses through events and casual meetups to share ideas, showcase work and create new opportunities for collaboration. Through open innovation events and collaborative support, you can mix with creators in all kinds of industry to connect you with like-minded experts, develop your business contacts and build collaborations. Be part of an innovative community of businesses within the centre as well as connected to Oxford Innovations UK network of over 1,000 businesses.
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Upcoming events
View our range of events, open to both IF customers and the local business community.
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Case studies
How our partnerships and connections have helped some of our entrepreneurs at IF grow their businesses.

Customer Stories: Champion Designs

We spoke to owner Nadine Kearns about why she went into self-employment, what she is currently working on, what she particularly likes about being based at IF and her ambitions for the future of the company.   How did you start Champion Designs? It was an interest and a talent […]

Customer Stories: Mullan Architects

Mullan Chartered Architects work hand in hand with their clients and contractors to produce outstanding buildings ranging from small domestic extensions/alterations and bespoke dwellings to large scale commercial and private developments. We spoke to owner Manus Mullan about how he came about running his own business, the projects he is […]

Customer Stories: New Era Global Sports

New Era Global Sports are a management company that represents Footballers, Managers and Media Clients.

Case studies
How our partnerships and connections have helped some of our entrepreneurs at IF grow their businesses.

Customer Stories: Champion Designs

We spoke to owner Nadine Kearns about why she went into self-employment, what she is currently working on, what she particularly likes about being based at IF and her ambitions for the future of the company.   How did you start Champion Designs? It was an interest and a talent […]

Customer Stories: Mullan Architects

Mullan Chartered Architects work hand in hand with their clients and contractors to produce outstanding buildings ranging from small domestic extensions/alterations and bespoke dwellings to large scale commercial and private developments. We spoke to owner Manus Mullan about how he came about running his own business, the projects he is […]

Customer Stories: New Era Global Sports

New Era Global Sports are a management company that represents Footballers, Managers and Media Clients.