Key clusters

Advanced Engineering

Oxfordshire is at the heart of Motorsport Valley with four Formula 1 teams based in the county. This pinnacle of motorsport activity is supported by 4,000 high performance engineering companies in the local area, providing a range of specialist offerings, often to tight deadlines, that enables those engaged in motorsport to compete effectively on the world stage.  Composites is a particular specialism with well-known companies active in this area.

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Life Sciences

Oxfordshire is at the centre of a thriving life sciences cluster and is unique in offering clinical understanding, research, development expertise, and in patient implementation - a truly bench to bedside environment.  Nowhere else will you find such a balanced, triangular powerhouse of academia, research and industry.

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Space related technologies

Oxfordshire is the Gateway to the UK space sector.  Harwell Oxford science and innovation campus is the home of international space collaborations including the Satellite Applications Catapult, the European Space Agency’s new European Centre for Space Applications and Telecommunications (ESCAT) facility, RAL Space, and the UK Space Agency - all of which bring together the best of industrial and academic collaborations with international partners to facilitate the commercialisation of space research.

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Other Strengths

Energy and Environmental Technologies, Creative Industries, Information Technology, and Tourism complete an economy that continues to evolve in response to the new challenges and opportunities before it.

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