A collaboration between Parkwalk and Oxford University Innovation


Launched in 2014, managed by Parkwalk and with Oxford University Innovation as the Portfolio Advisor, The University of Oxford Innovation Fund (UOIF) enables private investors tax-efficient opportunities in all areas of technology (including new Oxford-based software companies) and intellectual property (IP) emerging from Oxford University.

Oxford University Innovation Fund

Oxford University Innovation (OUI) is the University’s Technology Transfer is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of Oxford. OUI has a global reputation for expertise in protecting, patenting and licensing early-stage technologies, averaging six spin-out companies every year many of which are supported by Oxford alumni investor communities. The University of Oxford Innovation Funds invest in companies selected by OUI, utilising their extensive expertise and experience.

The Fund utilises the tax reliefs of the government’s EIS and SEIS schemes where applicable.

£25,000 Minimum Subscription.
Early-stage seed and follow-on investments.
Closed-end fund.

Parkwalk Testimonals

We are delighted to help facilitate the spin-out of new companies with additional funding made available through the University of Oxford Innovation Funds, which are a very tax efficient way for alumni and friends of the University to support Oxford.

– Adam Workman, Head of OUI Investments & New Ventures at Oxford University Innovation

University of Oxford Innovation Fund

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