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OBN Digital BioTuesday: ‘The Future of Workspaces’

Event Start Date: 08/12/2020 17:00

Event End Date: 08/12/2020 19:00

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This edition of our OBN Digital BioTuesday event: ‘The Future of Workspaces’ is hosted by OBN Member - The Oxford Trust, who have been supporting early stage science and tech start-ups for 35 years.

Speakers on the night will share their insight on how finding the right space for your growing organisation is an integral component to achieving long term success.

We will hear from The Oxford Trust about their Wood Centre for Innovation in Headington, and from the Barclays Eagle Lab Oxford, a new and exciting collaborative space targeted at emerging entrepreneurs in the life sciences industry.

This will then be followed by four company showcase presentations from some of the most dynamic occupants of the Oxford Centre for Innovation (OCFI) and Wood Centre For Innovation (WCFI), as well as a panel discussion and networking via the Remo platform.


17:00   Welcome from OBN

17:05   Welcome from The Oxford Trust – 35 Years on

17:10   Virtual tour of Barclays Eagle Lab, WCFI

17:20   Company showcase presentations:

  1. Prismea - SampleSafe.App

18:00  Panel: The Changing Environment for Workspaces

  1. Steve Burgess        CEO             The Oxford Trust
  2. David Williams        Partner         Bidwells
  3. Nicki Campling       Manager       Eagle Lab Oxford   

18:10   Q&A

18:20   Virtual Networking via Remo

19:00   Event Close

About the event:

This session will be run in a live format using Zoom Webinar, with registration open for both OBN Members and Non-Members. 

A live Q&A will follow the company showcase presentations and audience members will be encouraged to engage with speakers by sending their questions in during the event.

Virtual networking will take place using Remo after the Zoom Webinar session ends. The platform facilitates fluid, engaging and authentic interaction between attendees, on virtual tables in a conference room. The platform allows you to connect with one another in real-time, without the need to book, by simply clicking on the virtual table of your choice. When you have selected a table, a live video conversation will be launched with the other table participants, allowing you to chat informally, share news and plan follow-up communications accordingly.

OBN Members - Complimentary

Non-Members - £25+VAT

For all event enquiries, please contact: [email protected].

This event is kindly supported by The Oxford Trust

The Oxford Trust is an independent charitable trust that was established in 1985 by Oxford entrepreneurs Sir Martin and Audrey, Lady Wood, founders of Oxford Instruments. The Trust’s mission is to encourage the pursuit of science and enterprise.

The Oxford Trust runs programmes running across three key objectives – the 3Es:

Enterprise – To support the innovation ecosystem in our region.

Education – To inspire young people about science, technology, engineering and maths.

Engagement – To engage public audiences with science as an important part of our culture.

Our Education and Engagement programmes are run by our public-facing brand Science Oxford. Our Enterprise programmes are run by the Trust.