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On 15 June 2015, Prosonix was acquired by Circassia Pharmaceuticals plc creating a world-class allergy and asthma specialty pharma business. See the Prosonix website here (external website)

J A Kemp is hosting a seminar on the subject of - 'What to Do When Someone is Infringing Your IP - Yes, SMEs Can Afford to Enforce Their IP' - June 2015

This seminar will explain strategies for enforcing your IP and how disputes can often be settled well before they reach Court, even if you are an SME and the infringer a multinational.  There will also be an interactive case study to illustrate the points made. For more information and registration see the J.A.Kemp website here (external website)

Oxford Science Park appoints Carter Jonas - May 2015

The Oxford Science Park has apointed Carter Jonas as its retained property consultancy to provide strategic, development and leasing consultancy advice. View the PDF here

Life Science community receives free business protection advice at workshop - Feb 2015

Businesses from across the Life Science community recently came together at the Science Park to learn more about the importance of protecting their companies’ intellectual property assets at a free workshop run by commercial insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher and patent and trade mark attorney firm, J A Kemp. See the J.A. Kemp report here (external website)

New company video collection showcases work at the Park - Jan 2015

The Oxford Science Par is developing a new collection of short video profiles featuring some of the companies on the Park. More...

Good start to New Year for Science Park Netball club - Jan 2015

The Oxford Science Park netball team has enjoyed a good start to 2015
read their match reports here (external website).

New rail proposals by Chiltern Railways - November 2014

The idea for a new local rail branch line near The Oxford Science Park
has been proposed by Chiltern Railways. More ...

Charity Quiz Night success - October 2014

J A Kemp built on the popularity of their first charity quiz night in March 2014 by organising a second thoroughly successful evening on
23rd October, in conjunction with the Oxford Science Park. More...

Latest Park Newsletter published- September 2014

Companies developing healthcare and infrastructure solutions are highlighted in the latest edition of The Oxford Science Park newsletter, 'retort.'. View the pdf here

Mikron Theatre make welcome return to the Park- August 2014

An audience of more than 60 people gathered into The Park's Sadler Building for the welcome return of the Mikron team, this time with 'Troupers' - a little told story of The 'Great War'. View the pdf here

Record turnout for Science Park Summer Event - June 2014

A rainy day failed to dampen the Science Park spirit as more than 800 people attended its annual summer event. View the pdf here

Talks series sees University of Oxford technologists offer a 'fascinating glimpse' of the future - April 2014

A technology ‘that might eliminate the need for power and data cables’ will be the focus of the latest in a series of “Vision of the Future” events held on May 7th at the Park by The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). View the pdf here

Packed house at Sadler Brasserie sees £365 raised for Charity -
March 2014

"Make the difference to someone and have some fun!" That was the message that packed the Brasserie for a Charity Quiz Evening. View the pdf here

Healthcare App event piloted at the Park, could go national - February 2014

'Map that App' - that was the message to delegates at a recent Park seminar organised by Oxford Academic Health Science Network. View the pdf here

Circassia - Announcement of intention to Float on the London Stock Exchange's Main Market

TripAdvisor takes second property at the Park - January 2014

TripAdvisor has signed for yet more office space at the Park and has taken Fletcher House for its 'TripAdvisor for Business' division. View the pdf here

Oxfordshire Bioscience Network - 'New Companies Showcase' - November 2013

Oxford Science Park has hosted the latest in a series of 'sold-out' business seminars...with managers hailing its success, as as the latest encouraging sign from the growing technology-based sectors. View the pdf here

Nursery's Africa Fundraising makes a real difference - October

Pumpkin soup was on the menu for parents at The Oxford Nursery on Oxford Science Park...and each bowlful they bought contributed to another fundraising success in a campaign to support a children’s nursery in Tanzania.view the pdf here

Marks & Clerk breakfast seminar - September 2013

On Wed 9th October Marks and Clerk will host a breakfast seminar.
Summary
The newly formed Patent Trial and Appeal Board is quickly becoming the preeminent venue to settle patent disputes. Over 400 cases have been filed to take advantage of the new post-grant Patent Office proceedings since their implementation via the America Invents Act nearly a year ago. Thorny questions are being asked, answered, and newly uncovered. This discussion will review the merits of post-grant proceedings and address roadblocks, pitfalls, and potential short-cuts that could separate the winners from losers. view the full details and registration information here

ATDBio opens new Laboratory - August 2013

ATDBio has recently opened a new R & D laboratory in the Magdalen Centre. view the pdf here

Breakfast Seminar - Enterprise Europe Network - August 2013

Innovation-driven companies looking to grow their business in international markets can tap into the advice and support of a major Europe-wide network at an Oxford Science Park seminar. The Park is hosting the free seminar by the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) on Wednesday September 11th. view the pdf here

Theatre Review - July 2013

The Sadler Building had something rather different on the menu to welcome guests on July 31st. The restaurant tables and chairs which usually greet guests for lunch were set aside for theatre! view the pdf here

CellCentric opens new office - July 2013

CellCentric is a biotechnology company which recently opened an office in the Magdalen Centre. Its scientific foundation is in epigenetics. Epigenetic mechanisms play a key role in regulating cell fate. When these processes are disrupted disease states can be induced, including most notably cancer. - view the pdf here

Mikron Theatre at the Park - June 2013

For one night only - Touring theatre group Mikron will present 'BEYOND THE VEIL, a tale of Hives.. Honey... Homicide! on Wednesday 31st July 2013 - view the pdf here

Bumper Crowds at Dodgems Summer Event - June 2013

Over 600 staff from Science Park companies attended this years Science Park summer event held on June 7th outside the Sadler Building. The attractions included Dodgem football, segways slalom and archery- view the pdf here

Destination Oxford Science Park - May 2013

Interest in how the Oxford Science Park operates has seen it attract interest from around the globe - view the pdf here

Magdalen Centre Success- April 2013

The Science Park's Magdalen Innovation Centre has recorded its most succesful 12 months since the start of the current economic downturn. - view the pdf here

IPO Seminar success at the Park - March 2013

The recent Science Park seminar 'Fundraising and Exits - Insight into the IPO market' was oversubscribed with over 80 delegates registered. - view the pdf here

HRH the Duke of Kent on fact finding tour of The Oxford Science Park

HRH the Duke of Kent, accompanied by the Lord Lieutenant of Oxfordshire, visited The Oxford Science Park to learn about recent developments at the Park and to visit some of the companies. - view the pdf details here

Company News

The following companies on the Science Park have specific 'News' pages and direct links to those pages are provided below. Where the company head office is overseas, the link is sometimes to the overseas office.

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