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Community & Events

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When you’re starting out in business you need a team on your side. When you’re a science or tech innovator, you need a community.

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Grassroots is a hub of creativity and innovation, teeming with ambitious minds looking to make an impact on the world. Our network fosters collaboration, helping early-stage science and technology entrepreneurs come up with ingenious solutions and make the breakthroughs they are looking for.

To enhance these opportunities for growth, we host a range of regular networking socialising events are – giving you the chance to rub shoulders with your soon-to-be successful peers who could help propel your future projects.

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Surround yourself with inspiration and expertise and tap into a community that specialises in science and technology – and turning it into a thriving business.

Leverage the know-how of our skilled in-house business support team, who are here to support you on your growth journey. From questions on the logistics of running of your business to strategic decision-making advice, we have the expertise and connections to push your business forward.

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Upcoming Events

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Exit Right 2023

Witney Business & Innovation Centre Windrush House, Windrush Industrial Park, Burford Road, Witney, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Come and hear the real-life story of start-up to exit from David Llewellyn, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Oxford-based biotech company, DJS Antibodies. Founded in 2014, DJS was acquired by AbbVie in October 2022 for $255m to access their lead IPF programme as well as revolutionary HEPTAD platform. David will talk about how the company ... Read more

The Science of ADHD: Navigating Neurodiversity

A simple scroll through Instagram or TikTok and you’ll be left questioning: do I have ADHD? The rise in ADHD in adults is undeniable. But only over the last decade has ADHD been formally recognised in the UK. It has been suggested that about 1.5 million adults in the UK have ADHD but only 120,000 ... Read more

Multiple dates Industry Insights Seminar Series

Scientific seminars at the interface of academia and industry - brought to you by the University of Oxford's Business Partnership's Office About this event To register for this event, please use the 'select a date' button 1 June 2023 12.00 - 13.15 followed by a networking lunch There will be 2 seminars: 1. UK positioning ... Read more

National Doughnut day

Grassroots Workspace 46 Woodstock Road, Oxford, United Kingdom

In honour of the Salvation Army Lassies (the women who served doughnuts to soldiers during WWI), Grassroots is celebrating National Doughnut Day too! A sweet treat for the workspace members.    


Oxford Pride 2023

Oxford Pride is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year on the 3rd June at University Parks! There will still be a parade through the city centre, ending up at the pride site. The organisers are now accepting applications for groups to join the parade. In the run up to the main pride event, Oxford Pride are ... Read more


Oxfordshire’s Innovation Engine 2023 – launch event

Advanced Oxford and the Elsevier International Centre for Study of Research are pleased to invite you to join the launch of a new innovation dashboard for Oxfordshire and the publication of our research report – Oxfordshire’s Innovation Engine 2023; a scientific supercluster, looking back, looking forward. The report provides a stocktake and recommendations relating to ... Read more


Pride Lunch

Grassroots Workspace 46 Woodstock Road, Oxford, United Kingdom

Join us for an extraordinary Pride Month lunch celebration as we come together for a vibrant and enchanting lunch at Grassroots! Immerse yourself in an exuberant atmosphere filled with joy, love, and acceptance, while treating your taste buds to a diverse and enticing menu that beautifully embodies the spirit of our community. Indulge in a ... Read more


Exit Right 2023 – A tale of two exits: an IPO and a trade sale

Wood Centre Wood Centre for Innovation Quarry Road Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Come and Listen to the personal experiences of two different types of company exits. Matthew Walls, CEO of GENinCode, will share his journey of transitioning from a private to a public company through an Initial Public Offering (IPO). Meanwhile, Andrew Luers, Co-Founder and CEO of Habitat Energy, will discuss the growth of his company that ... Read more


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Monday – Friday 8:30am -5pm