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The latest news and updates from OxFutures

  • Why success at COP26 is vital for business

    Energy Monitor say that a successful COP26 outcome will mitigate climate risk, provide businesses with the certainty they so desperately want and open up new opportunities for green growth. Latest
  • Upcoming Events – November

    There are a lot of events taking place at the moment, both online and in person, check them out below! November COP26 1st-12th November 2021 | Glasgow The UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on 1 – 12
  • COP26: what UK business brings to the table

    As all eyes turn to the COP26 climate summit, the Confederation of British Industry looks at the breadth of business action on climate change, and the innovations and opportunities leading the way to net zero. Latest
  • COP26 is here: what should you look out for?

    The COP26 climate conference begins tomorrow, what is COP, why is it important and what should you be looking out for? What is COP26? COP26 is the 26th meeting of the Conference of Parties, aka the 26th year that governments, NGOs, trade
  • Report: Net Zero Strategy Published

    The Net Zero Strategy has been published and sets out policies and proposals for decarbonising all sectors of the UK economy to meet our net zero target by 2050. Last year, the Prime Minister set out his 10 point plan for a green industrial revolution,
  • Report: Heat and Buildings Strategy Published

    The government’s long-awaited Heat and Buildings Strategy was recently published to a good deal of media coverage, mainly focusing on the boiler replacement grants of £5,000 coming into play next year.  The heat and buildings strategy sets out the
  • Upcoming Events – September & October

    There are a lot of events taking place at the moment, both online and in person, check them out below! September Roadmap to net zero – the Zero Carbon Tour comes to Oxfordshire! 7th September 2021 | 13:00 – 16:00 | Rose Hill Community Centre, Oxford and
  • Upcoming Events – July

    Despite not being able to conduct in-person events at the moment there is a whole host of events happening online. Check them out below! July Venture Summit \ Virtual Connect Global featuring a dedicated Cleantech track I 6-8/07/2021 Online event 
  • OxFutures grant funding awarded

    The OxFutures board has been busy approving funding for many and varied organisations. Energy Efficiency Three organisations have successfully applied for funding worth almost £12,000 to cover some of the costs of installing energy efficiency measures. They
  • Upcoming Events – May & June

    Despite not being able to conduct in-person events at the moment there is a whole host of events happening online. Check them out below! May How to use neuroscience to ensure your low carbon business thrives I 11/05/2021, 10:00 – 12:00 Online
  • EcoSync secures angel investment

    EcoSync is a multi-award-winning start-up company of Oxford University, developing a smart temperature control system combining artificial intelligence with MIT technologies – applied to real buildings. They work with businesses to synchronize heating
  • Upcoming Events – March & April

    Despite not being able to conduct in-person events at the moment there is a whole host of events happening online. Check them out below! OxLEP Events As the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP), it is our role to champion Oxfordshire’s economic
  • A new look for OxFutures

    We are very excited to announce the launch of our new website. A few months of work in the making we are delighted to share with you our new site which is more modern, easier to navigate and more user friendly. The OxFutures project has carried out 149 energy
  • Upcoming Events

    Despite not being able to conduct in-person events at the moment there is a whole host of events happening online. Check them out below! OxLEP Events As the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP), it is our role to champion Oxfordshire’s economic
  • Electrogenic wins Innovate UK award!

    Electrogenic wins Innovate UK award to develop 100% electric Land Rovers, to be trialled at the Glastonbury Festival site. The project is a collaboration with Worthy Farm, which hosts the Festival, and Cardiff University. Electrogenic converts classic
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    OxFutures extended for another 3 years

    Additional energy audits and grant funding available for SMEs We have some extremely exciting news, a three-year extension to the OxFutures programme has been approved and we will now be able to continue the programme through 2023. The extension will be
  • Attendees chat at OxFutures Conference, Oxford Town Hall Friday 27th September 2019

    OxFutures conference success

    A huge thank to all our speakers and attendees who took part in the OxFutures Conference 2019. The atmosphere in the networking space was great, there was a real buzz and several people said that they had met some interesting people that they were going to be
  • More grant funding awarded

    OxFutures has been busy approving funding for many and varied organisations over the past few months. Energy efficiency Four organisations have successfully applied for funding worth £19,900 to cover some of the costs of installing energy efficiency
  • CEO of Ecosync wins Techprenuer award

    Zsuzsa Mayer, CEO of EcoSync wins Conceptual Award at recent Techpreneurs Awards for Women 2019 in recognition for her outstanding contribution to the technology industry. We’re delighted to announce that Zsuzsa Mayer of EcoSync was recently
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