Oxford is a city rapidly building a reputation as a leading tech hub in the UK, and has a rich history of creating new technology startups with computing and healthtech particularly strong sectors.
Oxford is a city that is home to some of the UK’s leading digital tech companies and a world-class University. Success stories include cyber security company Sophos, which achieved the largest IPO for a UK software company in 2015, as well as gaming giants Rebellion and NaturalMotion.
Oxford is home to the oldest university in the United Kingdom, the University of Oxford. It is one of the biggest hubs of science and technology for the surrounding cities as well. Its outstanding academic reputation and support for innovation for such businesses have made the city a digital hotspot.
Oxford is home to 4,580 businesses providing around 113,900 jobs and is part of the UK’s ‘Golden Triangle’. This area is defined by the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge, and universities based in London.
Powered by cutting-edge research and highly qualified labour, Oxford and Oxfordshire has developed biomedical, medical and technology clusters of global significance. Particularly, the medical research, biotech and heathtech startups in the city are carrying out some of the most groundbreaking discoveries to serve patients and provide them with appropriate treatment options.