Have a browse of the companies at Grassroots.

1715 Labs Limited

We are a venture-backed startup spun out of the University of Oxford, commercialising the fantastic work of the Zooniverse team.

1715 Labs will continue to support the work of the Zooniverse and other citizen science projects through the 1715 Association, a grant awarding body. For more information, take a look at the Zooniverse blog.

Alfresco Group Ltd

Award winning exterior cleaning contractor. Cleaning the exteriors to homes and businesses around the Oxfordshire area for over 20 years. We clean and deal with the infestation of dirt, grime, graffiti, algae, mould and moss. With a solutions-led team, with a combined experience of over 100 years.


Bulb Interiors are interior fit out specialists in the laboratory & office design sectors and can offer workplace consultancy, building appraisals, project management and cost control.

Bulb works with you in redefining your workplace to create inspiring and productive environments. Whether it be corporate office, high-tech laboratory space, list X building or data centre – you will receive a professional service that is customised to suit your needs. offers a Knowledge Graph platform that delivers end-to-end AI Solutions to Fortune 500 companies in Finance, Logistics, Manufacturing, and Engineering, using cutting-edge Reasoning with state-of-the-art Machine Learning AI technology.

DJS Antibodies Ltd

Building a pipeline of unique assets enabled by a world-leading platform for antibody discovery.

Future Planet Capital

Future Planet is a global innovation platform connecting the world’s largest investors to the best minds in order to address global challenges. It is an investor-led, co-investment platform giving the world’s largest investors scale-efficient access to innovation. Investing in top university clusters we aim to address and profitably impact the world’s biggest challenges.

Hoare Lea

We are engineers of human experiences.

Problem solvers who care how a space makes you feel when you step inside – who bring buildings to life. We overcome every challenge with ingenuity, determination, and pride.

We take personal responsibility to achieve a shared vision, combining strong relationships with technical excellence. When we embark on a project journey, we are making a commitment to the client and to each other.


Metaboards is a metamaterials start-up. The company enables many electronic devices to be powered across large surfaces without the need for alignment, with focussed power. Metaboards’ proprietary technology can be used in many different environments, including offices, cafes and at home where energy can be focused to the charging devices without the need of alignment. This creates more flexible and functional wireless power solutions.

MICA Architects Ltd

MICA Architects is a RIBA Chartered practice. We work at all scales and levels, from a regional urban and landscape level to individual buildings, interiors and the furniture and equipment of living.

Our approach is analytical and perceptive, with an emphasis on engaging with and solving problems within specific contexts.

MoA Technology Ltd

At MoA Technology our ambition is to discover the next generation of sustainable herbicide chemistries with new modes of action from both natural and synthetic sources.

Oxford Ionics

Specialists in delivering leading innovations to create powerful, accurate and reliable quantum computers.

Oxford Quantum Circuits

We want to help our customers to do things which have never been achieved before, from enabling life-changing drug discoveries to developing new battery technologies.

Pepgen Ltd

PepGen’s ambition is to harness the power of peptide conjugation technologies in order to address the delivery challenge associated with nucleic acid therapeutics and thus realise the clinical potential of these transformative therapeutics. There is a deep need for a paradigm shift in genomic medicine, and PepGen’s innovative peptides are ideally positioned to effect this change for patients, families and the broader healthcare community.


VirdisGroup provides International Executive Search services for ever-changing life-science organisations.

We bring specialist insight and a track record of successful delivery; building trust through a genuine commitment to each of our clients and our candidates.


Zegami combines advanced analysis tools with a unique visualisation interface and allows you to rapidly categorise, label and clean large image datasets, invaluable for many applications including training machine learning models.