Discover OXECO

Our mission is to harness innovative surface chemistry to radically transform the way products and technologies work, enabling net-zero to become a fully accessible reality.

Our Engine

Discover what makes OXECO unique and the technology that drives us.

Chemistry Platform

  • World-leading experts in carbenes.
  • Expansive reactive carbene IP portfolio.
  • Thin coating wet chemistry.

Process & Engineering Insights

  • Over 80 years of designing engineering insights.
  • Deep expertise with thermoplastics and thermosets.
  • Knowledge across various value chains and markets.

Product Portfolio

  • We create bespoke, tailored systems for our customers.
  • We can modify adhesion, wetting and adapt functionality of surfaces.
  • Enabling enhanced product design and optimised manufacturing.

Our team brings together the scientific experience and innovation mindset to develop products and materials for the future


Our science is built on over 20 years of R&D work, originating from the University of Oxford's Department of Chemistry. Now, our chemical surface treatments are reinventing how technologies and products work.

OXECO is a chemistry technology company that develops, designs, and manufacturers thin coatings and materials for the clean tech and transport sectors. The companies innovative ONTO™ technology platform controls the way that surfaces behave using cutting edge carbene technology.

OXECO is situated within Oxford University’s wholly-owned innovation hub, at Begbroke Science Park.