UNLEASH YOUR POTENTIAL

Discover the centre where businesses don’t just come to work – they come to thrive. Our customers make use of a full range of benefits, including tailored support specifically for your business, whatever stage you are at. Being one of our pioneering businesses is belonging to the Oxford Innovation network, which means we offer you a community of individuals filled with ideas and the support of our experts.

Meet our Innovation Director, Neil Griffin

Our resident Innovation Director, Neil Griffin joined our centre in February 2020 to support businesses with their plans for growth. Neil has a background in retail and hospitality sector, as well as MBA from the University of East Anglia plus Chartered status in Management and Consultancy. He is passionate about business, developing people, giving guidance, assurance and direction that makes a difference.

Over the course of the year, Neil and our centre team will be planning activities, workshops and events that bring together local businesses, experts and stakeholders. To start with these events will focus on a variety of general business topics such as finance and marketing, in addition to events focusing on the specific support needs of centre customers. Having worked in Essex for a number of years, Neil has built strong links with many local businesses and networks that could further support you on your business journey.

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Our support for pre-start, early-stage and established businesses includes:

Strategic business planning

1-2-1 business coaching

Innovation planning

Talent Management

Finding new customers and growing sales

Marketing strategy

Business growth workshops and masterclasses

International trade planning

Financial planning

Leadership and Management

Exit Strategies

TOOLS & CONNECTIONS TO HELP YOU GROW

GROWTHmapper

Oxford Innovation has developed GROWTHmapper™ to help high growth businesses achieve their ambitions. This diagnostic tool consolidates over 20 years' experience of nurturing successful high growth businesses and is used to model your business for future growth.

 

 

Angel networks

We have proven results in raising funding and we even manage our own Angel Networks. We can help you identify the right funding for your business and connect you to finance providers. For over 30 years, we have developed many corporate relationships which could just give you the leg up you need.

Amazon web service partners

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.

 

Growing your connections

Our Oxford Innovation network strives to be at the forefront of business support and what we can offer our entrepreneurs, so we have a range of tools and insights to provide your business with the support it needs to achieve your goals.

As well as the support of our helpful team, networking events and the business support tools we’ve invested in for our centres, we also offer extended network resources, including financial advice and growth planning.

MEET OUR NETWORK

MAKING CONNECTIONS

Here at The Nucleus we bring together dynamic innovators within our vibrant community. Through a range of networking opportunities, we offer you chances to collaborate with other entrepreneurs and build your network. We also give you access to a network of external experts and resources. Have a look at our upcoming events to see what opportunities and workshops are available.

Being part of our innovation centre means you are part of the Oxford Innovation UK network of over 1,000 businesses.

VIEW OUR EVENTS

Case studies

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

Customer Stories: Highgrove Cleaning and Support Services LLP

Highgrove Cleaning & Support Services LLP offer a range of services to cater to the high demands that office and industrial cleanliness and hygiene require.

Customer Stories: Project Skills Solutions Limited

Project Skills Solutions are training specialists in H&S, IOSH and NEBOSH. They offer professional, total solution training across the UK.

Customer Stories: Secure Technology Solutions Limited

STSL Ltd is a leading value added distributor of software and turnkey security solutions for corporate and government markets.

Case studies

How our partnerships and connections have helped some of our entrepreneurs at Mansfield Innovation Centre grow their businesses.

Customer Stories: Highgrove Cleaning and Support Services LLP

Highgrove Cleaning & Support Services LLP offer a range of services to cater to the high demands that office and industrial cleanliness and hygiene require.

Customer Stories: Project Skills Solutions Limited

Project Skills Solutions are training specialists in H&S, IOSH and NEBOSH. They offer professional, total solution training across the UK.

Customer Stories: Secure Technology Solutions Limited

STSL Ltd is a leading value added distributor of software and turnkey security solutions for corporate and government markets.