Case Studies

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Obtaining Funding for Seren Photonics

Summary A long-standing relationship between Oxentia and Seren Photonics has allowed the company to secure the funding it needs, by demonstrating the value of its ground-breaking semiconductor fabrication technology to the investment community. Seren Photonics, a spin-out from Sheffield University, has developed and patented innovative semiconductor fabrication technology to improve the performance of devices such as LEDs….

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Advancing technology transfer in the Paris region with a partnership approach

Summary A partnership approach between Oxentia and IdF Innov is seeing technology transfer take off in the Paris region, as both parties work closely to commercialise the region’s world-class research. As a young organisation, IdF Innov saw the value in partnering with Oxentia to benefit from its unparallelled experience and global reach, particularly in the field of…

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Using secondments to build Argentina’s technology transfer capacity

Summary During an intensive six-week programme, three Argentinian technology transfer postgraduates were seconded to Oxentia (IE) in Oxford to strengthen their research commercialisation capabilities. IE specialists gave them hands-on training, providing them with the skills needed for Argentina to compete in the global knowledge transfer market. This case study demonstrates how IE has the flexibility…

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Creating world-class Malaysian companies in the LED lighting sector

Summary In a two-year project for the Malaysian government, Oxentia (IE) worked seamlessly with other specialists to fast-track selected Malaysian producers of light-emitting diode (LED) lighting towards global competitiveness. The Malaysian government has identified the electronics sector as a major driver in the country’s economic development, setting a series of interim key performance indicators to…

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Realising the value of world-class research at Cranfield University

Summary Oxentia (IE) has been working collaboratively with Cranfield University since 2012, providing comprehensive technology transfer support to maximise commercial opportunities from Cranfield’s world-class research. The project’s success in building the Cranfield invention pipeline across its core themes – aerospace, agri-food, defence, energy, environment, manufacturing and transport – has resulted in a new agreement with…

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Maximising returns by streamlining the IP portfolio

Summary Oxentia has built a strong partnership with Aston University over the past four years, providing technology transfer support and streamlining its intellectual property (IP) portfolio so that resources can be focused on the most promising technologies in both the life and physical sciences. Oxentia reviewed the university’s portfolio, evaluating each technology against defined criteria…

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Supporting the creation of a regional innovation fund for Galicia

Summary Since 2010, Oxentia has worked extensively with Fundación Barrié to support a thriving innovation ecosystem in the Galicia region of Spain. A technology transfer training programme and the creation of a seed fund have been central to this success, creating commercial opportunities from the research community’s work in the region. Capitalising on Oxentia’s expertise…

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Transforming Malta’s capacity for knowledge transfer

Summary Oxentia is continuing its transformative work with the University of Malta (UoM) to build the university’s knowledge transfer capacity. Having completed a joint EU-funded project to establish technology transfer infrastructure at UoM and raise awareness of technology transfer across Malta, Oxentia has now been retained by UoM to provide ongoing support. This is an…

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Supporting a regional innovation ecosystem in Colombia

Summary: During this two-year project in Colombia, Oxentia joined forces with local consultancy Tecnnova to advise Ruta N on the design and implementation of an innovation seed fund for the Medellín region. This project demonstrates Oxentia’s success in collaborating with local organisations, to ensure that the client benefits from Oxentia’s exceptional global reach and expertise,…

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