Unleashing the Arc: Academia, Science and Tech

14 Jan 2021 12.00am - 1.00pm

The Arc is home to world-leading Science and tech companies. But how can we ensure they attract the best talent, from top universities, to enable this sector to flourish? And can we provide the development and infrastructure needed to retain them?

Jan 2021


12.00am - 1.00pm

We looked at how universities and S&T businesses are working together in major transformational projects across the Oxford to Cambridge Arc, including sustainable aviation, space gateway, life sciences network, future transport and energy, and how it is attracting investors.


Richard Todd  (Chair) - Head of Oxford, Bidwells

Sir Peter Gregson - Chair of the Arc Universities Group

Dr Matt Perkins - CEO of Oxford University Innovation

Dr Lesley Thompson - Director Academic & Government Strategic Alliance, Elsevier

Holly Dawson - Head of Milton Keynes office, Bidwells



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Richard Todd

Richard Todd

Head of Built Environment

Richard has been integral to the success of the Oxfordshire property market over the last 15 years through his work in the education and science and technology sectors.

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Holly Dawson

Partner, Business Space Agency

Our head of Milton Keynes is on a mission to help cement the city’s place at the heart of the knowledge economy.

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