Supporters and sponsors

Supporters and sponsors

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The Hope into Action Conference was hosted by the University of Oxford Social Sciences Division, together with our partner universities: The Open University, Oxford Brookes University and the University of Reading. 

University of Oxford, the Open University, University of Reading, and Oxford Brookes University


The conference was brought to you through the generous support of the University of Oxford’s ESRC Impact Acceleration Account (grant reference: ES/T502005/1). 

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We are also very grateful to our generous sponsors. 

Oxentia is Oxford’s global innovation consultancy and has been a convener and leader in the field of SHAPE innovation and commercialisation since 2016. They support institutions in the development of their SHAPE commercialisation offering, from taking their first steps to build skills and capacity to delivering impact at scale. Oxentia offer support for professional services teams, academic staff, and student entrepreneurs.



OxCo brings research to life through video. The team produces films in collaboration with researchers, teaches academics how to create their own videos, and convenes unique hybrid events.





Aspect (A SHAPE Platform for Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Transformation) is a network for UK and international organisations looking to generate impact at scale by making the most of commercial and business opportunities from Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts (SHAPE) research.



Graphic illustrators from Scriberia captured some of the key stories and themes that emerged throughout the Conference through live scribing and projection mapping. These illustrations will become resources that will continue to inspire and support researchers and their partners beyond the event.