OxLEP also plays a key part in Science Vale. OxLEP champions Oxfordshire’s economic potential, acting as a catalyst and convener to drive a dynamic, sustainable and growing economy.
Culham is one of the most successful science locations in the UK and, since 1983, has been home to the Joint European Torus (JET) – the focal point of the European fusion research programme, conducting research into the potential to produce carbon-free energy in the future.Find out more +
With over £2 billion worth of facilities, Harwell Campus has over 200 businesses and 6,000 people working on site.
The Space Cluster has 105 organisations, the HealthTec Cluster has over 40 organisations and the EnergyTec Cluster has 57 organisations.Find out more +
Milton Park is home to around 250 businesses, ranging from new university spin outs to established medium and large science and technology companies that employ approximately 9,000 people.
Through its pioneering and exciting Vision 2040, Milton Park has a clear goal to grow sustainably and reach 20,000 employees by 2040.Find out more +
Since its launch in 2011, OxLEP has secured more than £650 million of central government and European funds for the Oxfordshire economy. OxLEP also oversees a £2.2 billion growth programme for Oxfordshire.
Around 50,000 new jobs were created between 2011/12 and 2016/17, representing over 58 per cent of a 2031 target of 85,600 new jobs for the county.Find out more +
The aim of the Oxfordshire Local Industrial Strategy is to position the county as one of the top-three global innovation ecosystems that highlights our world-leading science and technology cluster. Our goal is to be a pioneer for our emerging transformative technologies and sectors, and the rest of the UK.
Read the Oxfordshire Local Industrial Strategy +
Read OxLEP’s ‘Welcome to Oxfordshire’ brochure +
Read the Oxfordshire Transformative Technologies Alliance Science and Innovation Audit (August 2017) +
Download the Oxfordshire Statistics infographic +