We work with exceptional entrepreneurs from across the University of Oxford community. Ventures the Oxford Foundry works with are solving some of the world's biggest and most complex problems. These include:
How can we provide reliable, sustainable energy to rural communities?
Empower are creating a distribution network across India. www.empower-energy.co.uk. They have helped 2000 people. Cofounder Ronit Kanwar was voted Forbes 30 under 30 & a WEF Shaper.
How can we make online document-sharing more secure?
Veratrak use blockchain to allow sensitive information to be shared online securely veratrak.com. They have raised over £1m seed funding & were a Europa award finalist.
How can we improve access to healthcare?
Nye are using video to connect people with local healthcare teams. www.nye.health
How can we save water and energy locally?
Oxwash have saved over 5000kg of CO2 through their cleantech bike-laundry and partnered with Deliveroo to reuse plastic food containers.