About Oxford Optronix

Founded in 1991 by our present CEO, Oxford Optronix is a global pioneer in the design, development and manufacture of sophisticated instrumentation for the life sciences.

Our products are designed, developed and manufactured in-house by experienced scientists, engineers and technicians with R&D backgrounds. Headquartered in historic Oxfordshire, UK, we are a privately held, self-financed company.

Oxford Optronix’ success stems from a diverse product portfolio, underpinned by a programme of continuous research and development, and unmatched customer service.

Oxford Optronix boasts a truly global user base of scientists spanning universities, teaching hospitals, research institutes, big pharma, biotechs and SME's.

Alongside a proud history of academic links with universities and research institutes, Oxford Optronix is also engaged in a number of long term Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) collaborations.

These mutually beneficial partnerships contribute to the expansion of our technologies into exciting new areas of the life sciences.

30+ Over 30 years of experience developing world-class instruments for the life scientist

150+ Well over 150 client research institutes, universities, hospitals, biotech and pharma companies

30+ Our products are sold in over 30 countries around the globe

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Our Team

Oxford Optronix consists of people who are passionate about what we do and how we do it. As innovative product designers, scientists, technicians and engineers we like to look at things a little differently with the aim of producing outstanding products and long standing relationships with our customers.

Our People

  • Addie Maloney

    Assembly Technician

    Addie is an assembly technician who is primarily responsible for GelCount manufacturing.

  • Dr Andy Obeid

    Chief Executive Officer and Founder

    Andy is a physicist and entrepreneur dedicated to bringing about positive change to society through innovation.

  • Alix Carter

    Sensor Technician

    Alix is an Sensor fabrication technician responsible for manufacturing tissue monitoring sensors and probes.

  • Prof Boris Vojnovic

    Chief Innovation Officer

    Professor emeritus at The University of Oxford, Boris is a senior physicist and engineer responsible for product development and innovation at Oxford Optronix.

  • Andrew Bevan

    Assembly Technician

    Andrew is an assembly technician who is primary responsible for manufacturing Tissue Monitoring devices.

  • Dr Michael Rau

    Chief Commercial Officer

    Mike is a biochemist with overall responsibility for global sales and marketing operations and driving customer engagement activities.

  • Steve Douglas

    Chief Technical Officer

    Steve is an electronics and embedded software engineer responsible for manufacturing operations and Research and Development activities

  • Angie Glover

    Officer for Regulatory Affairs

    Angie is responsible for managing quality and providing regulatory support for all design and manufacturing activities.

  • Dr Geoff Ward

    Electronics and Software Engineer

    Geoff is an electronics and software engineer responsible for product design and development.

  • Jane Montague

    Office & Finance Manager

    Jane is responsible for all accounting and back-office activities as well as providing marketing support.

  • Justin Croft

    Vice President Oxford Optronix North America

    Justin is a biologist responsible for sales and operations in North America and for promoting global digital market access

  • Peter Ormerod

    Electronics Engineer

    Peter is an electronics engineer responsible for electronic Research and Development activities and product evolution

  • Dr Petra Mayr

    International Product Manager

    Petra is a biologist responsible for managing our international distributor network and providing global customer support and training.

  • Robin Ayris

    Assembly Technician

    Robin is an assembly technician who is primarily responsible for HypoxyLab manufacturing.

  • Trevor du Plooy

    Mechanical Engineer

    Trevor is a mechanical engineer responsible for process engineering activities as well as product design and development.

Our Clients

Oxford Optronix boasts a truly global user base of scientists that includes universities, teaching hospitals, research institutes, large pharmaceutical companies, biotech companies and SMEs. Here are some examples...

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  • Yale
  • Oxford uni
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  • Manchester
  • Mayo
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  • Monash
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Our Policies

Our Customer Care Policy

Oxford Optronix takes particular pride in customer care. Across sales, purchasing and ownership, our customer service team is professional, pro-active, knowledgeable and above all, friendly!

Technical and application support is both comprehensive and free throughout the lifetime of our products – even after a change of ownership. We provide assistance to you in a variety of ways including personal on-site visits, video calls, email, or the telephone. Our technical support team thrives on ‘going the extra mile’ to deliver solutions that ensure you extract the very best value and opportunity from our products.

Our Quality Policy

We are committed to the design and development of innovative scientific instruments that make a positive contribution to life-science research.

Our goal is simple – to deliver thoughtfully designed, reliable products that exceed the expectations of our customers. We see quality as an integral part of the business process and we are committed to continuously improving the effectiveness of our systems, products and services.

We achieve this by:

  • Setting our business objectives that are simple, achievable and measurable;
  • Continually seeking and reviewing feedback from our customers;
  • Encouraging our employees to innovate and suggest improvements;
  • Using audits to identify improvements in our systems and processes;
  • Periodically reviewing this policy, our objectives, our systems and our resources.