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start up
United Kingdom - Oxford, England
  • 11/01/2023
  • Series C
  • $140,000,000

Oxbotica was founded in 2014 by Oxford professors, Paul Newman and Ingmar Posner. Since then, we have grown from a start-up through to one of the world’s leading autonomous driving software companies. We build software for real-world application, drawing on principles of physics, robotics, maths, AI and a dedicated team to perfect our technology.

Our autonomous vehicle software is deployed across multiple sectors, bringing the benefits of autonomy to businesses globally. We’re working to build an eco-system that supports the adoption of autonomous vehicles, building partnerships to accelerate the deployment of Universal Autonomy.

We are a proud member of Advanced Oxford.

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Paul NewmanFounder

Paul Newman United States - Greater Oxford Area

Paul Newman FREng, FIET, FIEEE is a creator, pioneer and innovator of autonomous vehicle (AV) technology.

He is CTO at Oxbotica, holds the BP Chair of Information Engineering at the University of Oxford, and is was the Director of the Oxford Robotics Institute (2016-2022)

In 1999, Paul set out the fundamentals of the large-scale navigation problem SLAM (simultaneous localisation and mapping) and wrote the most cited paper in the field. He continues to lead the way in AV innovation, having authored 250 papers, garnered 26,000 citations and registered over 30 patents.

His pioneering approach to AV technology is being commercialised at Oxbotica.

Beyond his responsibilities at Oxbotica and the academic world, Paul is a strategic advisor to businesses and organisations at Government level.

He serves as a science advisor to the Prime Minister on the Prime Minister's Council for Science and Technology.

In 2015, he was elected a Fellow of the IEEE, the IET and the Royal Academy of Engineering.

In 2019 he was awarded the Royal Academy of Engineerings prestigious Silver Medal for outstanding and demonstrated personal contribution to UK engineering, resulting in successful market exploitation.