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Oxfordshire’s 16 Fastest Growing Aerospace Startups

At Best Startup London we track over 100,000 London based startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and organisations we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.

We’ve ranked the top 16 Aerospace companies in Oxfordshire. The companies, startups and institutions listed in this article are all exceptional companies, well worth a follow. We have included links to their websites, socials and CrunchBase (if you’re interested in their financials).

We selected the organisations listed in this article based on:

  • Track record
  • Executive leadership
  • Market share
  • Innovation
  • ESG rating

Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as CrunchbaseSemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.

Top Aerospace Companies & Startups (Oxfordshire)


Reaction Engines

FoundersAlan Bond, John Scott Scott, Richard Varvill
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Reaction Engines is next-generation aerospace propulsion developers, home of SABRE air-breathing rocket engine.


OxMet Technologies

FoundersDavid Crudden, Enrique Alabort Martinez, Fauzan Adziman
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OxMet Technologies develops, licenses, and manufactures proprietary alloys, alloy powders and alloy components.


YASA

FoundersTim Woolmer
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Yasa develops and manufactures electric motors and generators of high power and high torque density electric.


Open Cosmos

FoundersRafael Jorda Siquier
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Open Cosmos provides simple and affordable space missions.


Prodrive

FoundersDavid Richards
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Prodrive is one of the world’s leading motorsport


Oxford Space Systems

FoundersJuan Reveles, Matthew Dreaper, Mike Lawton, Vincent Fraux
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OSS Is a space technology business that provides multi-award winning deployable antennas & structures made from proprietary materials.


Oxford Dynamics

FoundersDr Edward Jackson, Mike Lawton, Shefali Sharma
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We’re developing a new range of cutting-edge AI-based tools that enable machines to think like humans.


Geocento

FoundersFelipe Martín Crespo, Kim Partington, Thomas LEFORT
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Geocento was established in December 2011 with the goal of “making earth imagery accessible”​, by solving the difficulties .


AirTanker

FoundersUnknown
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AirTanker is an airline company provides full aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services.


Orbital Optics

FoundersUnknown
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Orbital Optics is engages in the sale of space optical cameras for space missions in the United Kingdom and internationally.


Aerial Motion Pictures

FoundersUnknown
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Aerial Motion Pictures is the UK’s leading specialist in aerial cinematography & data capture.


Tibbetts

FoundersUnknown
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Tibbetts supplies engineered machinery and clutch kits for aerospace automotive, industrial and construction sectors.


PPS Publications

FoundersUnknown
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PPS Publications is a specialist air transport publisher and event organiser.


Cosworth

FoundersUnknown
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Cosworth is a software firm that provides to customers in the automotive, aerospace and marine industries.


Lenslifters

FoundersUnknown
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Lenslifters provides aerial filming and photography services across the UK.


Oxford Engineering

FoundersUnknown
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Oxford Engineering is a manufacturing industry that offers lean & project management, supply chain integration, and welding services.

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