Terms of use

This website is operated by Oxford University Innovation Limited (Company No. 2199542) whose registered office is at University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, England.

By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy. Please read these terms carefully – they are important. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use this website.

You must not try to circumvent the security features of this website, or tamper with, hack into, or in any other way disrupt or disable any computer system, server, website, router or other device used to host this website or make it available.

Intellectual property rights

The material and content on, and services provided via this website are protected by copyright, database rights and other intellectual property rights.

The information in the ‘Licensing Opportunities’ are provided ‘as is’ without conditions or warranties and Oxford University Innovation makes no representation and gives no warranties that it is the owner of the intellectual property rights in the technologies described.

You may read, print and download parts of the material and information on this website for your private use or for use in the ordinary course of your business, but you may not make any profit from the use of that material or information, and you may not republish, disseminate or transmit any of it, or exploit it for commercial purposes, make any derivative work, or copy it for any other purpose without first obtaining written permission from Oxford University Innovation, or the rights owner.

Data protection and privacy

Oxford University Innovation wants to protect the privacy of visitors to its website and that of other individuals. Please read our Privacy Policy – it will help you to understand how we use your personal data. We may change our privacy policy at any time without giving you notice, so please check it each time you visit this website.


Any link to any other website is provided solely for convenience. If you use any link to another website, you will leave this website. We have not reviewed, have no control over, and are not responsible for, the content of any other website or availability.

By including a link to another website from this website Oxford University Innovation is not recommending or endorsing that website, the organisation that operates it, or its content. We do not give any warranty or representation about any other website, the organisation that operates it, or its content. If you decide to access any other website linked to this website, you do this entirely at your own risk.

Accuracy of information and disclaimer

Oxford University Innovation makes no representation and gives no warranty that any information or content is accurate, up to date or complete. We accept no liability for any loss or damage caused by inaccurate, out of date or incomplete information or content.

You should independently verify any information and content on this website before relying on it. The information and content on this website are not intended to address any particular requirements – they do not constitute any form of advice or recommendation by Oxford University Innovation, and are not intended to be relied upon when making (or refraining from making) any decision. The information and content on, and this website are not substitutes for the exercise of professional judgement. If you are not qualified or experienced enough to make that judgement, you should take professional advice.

You are responsible for ensuring that your computer systems are suitable to access and use this website. Oxford University Innovation does not warrant that any software or content on, or available via, this website will be free from viruses or other code that might be harmful. You are responsible for implementing sufficient anti-virus and other security checks to ensure the accuracy of data input and output.

The material and information on this website is provided ‘as is’ without any conditions or warranties. All warranties, representations, terms, conditions and undertakings on our part, whether implied by statute, common law, custom, trade usage, course of dealing or otherwise (including any implied warranty, representation, term, condition or undertaking of satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose) are excluded by Oxford University Innovation to the fullest extent allowed by law. In particular, Oxford University Innovation makes no representation and gives no warranty that it is the owner or licensee of any patents or other intellectual property rights in any invention, software or other work or material included in descriptions of technologies on this website.


Oxford University Innovation has no liability for the inability of anyone to access this website or any information or material on it, and we do not warrant that this website will operate without interruption.

Oxford University Innovation is not responsible for, and will have no liability for, any error or corruption or breach of security resulting from the transmission of any information or material over any telecommunications network.

Nothing in these Terms of Use excludes or limits Oxford University Innovation’s liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or for any fraud on its part, or for any liability that cannot be excluded by law.

Subject to the point above, Oxford University Innovation will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss, or for any loss of business, profit, revenue, opportunity, goodwill or data, lost or wasted management time or the lost time of other employees arising from your use of this website or any information or material on it, or your inability to use it (whether that loss is direct or indirect).


No delay, neglect or failure by Oxford University Innovation in enforcing any of these Terms of Use will be, or be deemed to be, a waiver of Oxford University Innovation’s rights.

If any of these Terms of Use is (for any reason) held to be unenforceable, illegal or in some other way invalid, the unenforceable, illegal or invalid provision will not affect the remainder of these Terms of Use; and they will continue in full force and effect.

These Terms of Use are governed by English law and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales. The place of performance will be England.

Oxford University Innovation may revise these Terms of Use at any time by updating this page. You should visit this page from time to time to review the then current Terms of Use because they will apply to your use of the material and information on this website.

If you wish to raise any query in relation to these Terms of Use, please contact webmaster@innovation.ox.ac.uk