Equity

Invention for Innovation

Financing Type
Equity
Value
Unlimited
Eligibility
Applications are invited for the development of innovative technological solutions which can influence the patient care pathway and improve patient outcomes for mental health conditions.
Description
As a translational funding scheme, i4i advances healthcare technologies, devices and interventions for increased patient benefit in areas of existing or emerging clinical need.
http://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding-and-support/funding-for-research-studies/funding-programmes/invention-for-innovation/

Oxford Invention Fund

Financing Type
Equity
Value
£10,000 - £250,000
Eligibility
- Applicant must be Oxford student or alumni - An equity split between the researcher and fund is agreed before financing takes place - must be at pilot/proof of concept stage
Description
OIF will invest in early stage technology projects in order to make a return which is funnelled back into this self-sustaining “evergreen” fund. There is a gap between the outputs of University research and its development, supported by commercial and financial investors. The Oxford Invention Fund provides resources to enable Oxford technologies to bridge this gap.  
https://innovation.ox.ac.uk/award-details/oxford-invention-fund-oif/

Said Business School Seed Fund

Financing Type
Equity
Value
£50,000
Eligibility
  • At least one Oxford Student or alumni as part of a strong founding team
  • Have raised no mora than £100,000 in previous funding
  • Have the potential to receive a 10x follow-on investment or generate substantial revenues in the next 18 months
  • Initial capital requirements such that our funding can make a meaningful difference in the company's trajectory
  • Registered wither in the UK or the US, even if they operate elsewhere
Description
The Oxford Seed Fund is a select international team of entrepreneurs, investors, and industry specialists. We invest up to £50,000 in the top Oxford-affiliated startups and provide them with the network and support they need to scale.
https://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/faculty-research/entrepreneurship/venture-creation/oxford-seed-fund/about