European Capital of Innovation – Oxford’s video presentation
Oxford is a finalist in the European Capital of Innovation awards 2016 and stands the chance of winning € 950 000 to scale up and expand the city's efforts in innovation.
One of nine cities shortlisted, the finalist nomination recognises the world-class innovation talent in medical science, engineering, high tech, digital, low carbon, entrepreneurship and social enterprise.
As the presentations says, Oxford is the place "where anyone can bring an idea to life."
Watch the Oxford video presentation.
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