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
£15,000 - £50,000
Eligibility
-  Must have an Oxford student or alumni on founding team - an equity split between the founder and fund is agreed upon before financing takes place - must be at proof of concept stage - must have sufficiently small initial capital requirements so grant can make a meaningful difference
Description
The Oxford Seed Fund is a student-run fund that invests up to £50k in early-stage ventures founded by Oxford students and alumni. It provides funding and support to entrepreneurs, and it is part of the Entrepreneurship Centre at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.
http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/faculty-research/entrepreneurship/venture-creation/oxford-seed-fund/seed-fund-overview