September 27, 2021
Biotechnology is big business in the UK. We have selected the top 150 Biotechnology companies across the size spectrum to showcase. These startups and companies are all taking different approaches to innovating the Biotechnology industry, that diversity of innovation is what makes the UK so great.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
We have profiled the top 150 Biotechnology startups, companies and firms in the UK. This list is in no particular order, all of the companies showcased here are exceptional companies, well worth following.
Wellcome Trust is a medical research charity that funds research that aims to protect and improving human and animal health.
GlaxoSmithKline develops and markets products in the areas of pain relief, respiratory, digestive health, oral health, nutrition and skin.
Orchard Therapeutics is a biotechnology company dedicated to transforming the lives of patients through innovative gene therapies.
Autolus is in T-cell programming and manufacturing technology.
LabGenius is a biopharmaceutical company developing protein therapeutics using a machine learning-driven evolution engine.
Achilles Therapeutics is a developer of immunotherapies intended to offer next-generation, patient-specific therapies to treat cancer.
Antidote is a digital health company that accelerates and improves medical research by combining technologies, data, and business models.
Grow is a biopharmaceutical company focused solely on cannabis based medicines and improving global access to those medicines.
Arix Bioscience is a healthcare and life science company.
Our Life Sciences R&D cloud platform enables experiments to be rapidly automated, with the resultant data seamlessly integrated.
Myovant Sciences is to deliver innovative women's health and prostate cancer solutions by efficiently advancing new medicines to market.
Lifebit CloudOS is the intelligent genomics platform that is the industry standard for unified, secure research over distributed big data.
FabricNano is a cell-free biomanufacturing company that develops a DNA-based flow reactor to unlock the future of biochemistry.
Entocycle’s automated insect farm produces environmentally friendly insect protein to feed farmed animals.
Silence Therapeutics is a drug development company with a proprietary genetic medicine platform.
Ixaka is a private cell and gene therapy company with a focus on the natural power of the body to cure disease.
MiNA Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing therapeutic medicines to harness gene activation mechanisms.
Alchemab Therapeutics is developing natural protective antibodies designed to keep people free of hard-to-treat diseases.
Ori Biotech is a developer of a manufacturing platform used to help patients get access to lifesaving treatments.
Kuur Therapeutics is committed to transforming the lives of patients with cancer & is leading the development cell therapies.
Pulmocide is focused on the development of inhaled medicines for the treatment of viral and fungal infections of the respiratory tract.
Daye creates category-defining products and services that set a new standard for medical research and scientific innovation.
Creating the next generation of animal-free growth media for the cultivated meat industry
Mereo is a new UK-based speciality biopharmaceutical company.
Peptone is a UK-based startup that is helping pharmaceutical companies unravel the secrets of proteins.
Quell Therapeutics is a cell therapy company
GammaDelta Therapeutics is developing the potential of gamma delta (γδ) cells
Unibio is operating in the biotechnology sector with core competences within bacterial fermentation.
Skipping Rocks Lab develops natural and biodegradable packaging for liquids made from seaweed extract.
Prokarium is biopharmaceutical company pioneering the field of microbial immunotherapy.
Ervaxx is illuminating the immune interface to develop new cancer therapies.
Verona Pharma is a biotechnology company dedicated to discovering new drugs for the treatment of chronic respiratory diseases.
Polymateria is a London-based startup advancing science to help nature deal with plastic pollution.
Akari is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapeutics.
Clinical stage company established to unlock the therapeutic potential of psychedelics through mitigating and managing psychoactivity
Zedsen provides biosensors that create a 3-Dimensional electrical field and gathers biological signals within a human body.
Based in London, UK, Hoxton Farms is growing cultivated fat as an ingredient for the meat alternatives industry.
EMMAC is a medical cannabis company that works to join together the latest science and research with cutting-edge cultivation.
bio-bean is a U.K.-based green company that offers its users with processes of recycling and waste management solutions.
One lab management platform that brings people, equipment and data together - no matter where they are.
Desktop Genetics is an international company to help researchers discover and treat the root genetic causes of human disease.
Arborea is industrialising photosynthesis to expand the world’s food supply
Optimising the way genomic & other healthcare is shared, secured & analysed.
Mytos is building a fully-automated cell manufacture platform for Pharma
Capella Bioscience engages in the discovery and development of monoclonal antibodies.
BenevolentAI is a developer of artificial intelligence and computational medicine technologies.
Kuano provides innovative quantum and AI solutions for drug discovery and design.
Puraffinity develops biologically derived materials for industrial water treatment.
Novoic is a digital biotech company that develops AI-based speech analysis.
Treos Bio, Inc. develops precision cancer immunotherapies tailored to patients' genetics.
Yaqrit Limited is a UK-based company specialising in interventions in liver disease based on 20 years of research and development at UCL.
Phystech Ventures is an early-stage deeptech VC firm with focus on next-gen computing, life sciences, energy, mobility, and space.
Medtech specialised in Genetics, Blood and infection testing. Service is delivers through a platform that connects users with specialists.
Wearable for analysing biomarkers through sweat in real-time, starting with hydration.
Sixfold Bioscience is a preclinical-stage biotech company that delivers cures with hyper-precise nanoparticles.
HigherSteaks is about providing with that juicy, tender, and delicious meat they love but without harming their health, planet, and animals.
IAG, imaging expert company helps to accelerate novel drug development by using the right analytical tools and modern trial infrastructure.
Gardin develops optical phenotyping technology and analytics to optimise food production.
Cotinga Pharmaceuticals discovers and develops drug therapies for diseases.
An epigenetic testing A.I platform to drive the future of personalised wellness.
MediSieve is a therapeutics company developing a platform technology for the treatment of blood-borne diseases.
Purespring Therapeutics is an AAV gene therapy company focused on the kidney globally.
Ending the progression of cancer
Ixico is a U.K.-based company that provides clinical trial services worldwide.
The first wearable medical device able to accurately diagnose and manage respiratory conditions at home
CGT Catapult is a centre of innovation, with the core purpose of building cell and gene therapy sector in the UK.
Engitix is operates as a tissue engineering company.
Bioneb offers direct to consumer genetic testing companies in India.
LIfT BioSciences is a socially-minded Biotech start-up that develops a portfolio of potentially life-saving immuno-oncology cell therapies.
Resolution Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company developing macrophage cell therapy to treat chronic diseases.
Autifony Therapeutics is a biotechnology company developing medicines to treat hearing disorders such as hearing loss and tinnitus.
EvoDental, a dental implant center, provides dental implant treatment solutions.
Baseimmune is a biotech startup founded to create the next generation of vaccines.
Opvia is a developer of a biotechnology platform intended to reduce the time taken to develop bio-processes.
FarmaTrust is the most efficient global tracking system which provides security to both patients and the pharmaceutical industry.
Istesso is a drug discovery and development company working in the field of immunometabolism.
Abcodia is an innovative biotech company engaged in the validation and discovery of molecular biomarkers.
Tropic Biosciences is a pioneering leader in the development of novel high-performing commercial tropical crop varieties and traits.
Contura is a privately owned, international, specialist pharmaceutical company with a key focus on urology and urogynaecology.
Hyris is offers an integrated platform for decentralized nucleic acid testing Products.
Plasticell offers a cell-based screening technology for the discovery of small molecule drugs that regenerate cells of the body.
MicrofluidX is tackling the problems of process control, scalability, and cost associated with cell bioprocessing
Toraphene is a biodegradable, compostable, and commercially-viable plastic packaging substitute and make plastic packaging obsolete.
Aptorum Group is a pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of therapeutic assets to treat diseases with unmet medical needs.
genomes.io is a human genome is the blueprint to what makes you who you are.
Evaluate provides trusted commercial intelligence for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries.
My Meds & Me provides a web-based solution for the capture of adverse event, product complaint.
Exogene is a biotechnology company accelerating target & TCR discovery for cancer cell therapies using AI-enabled TCR-antigen screening.
BrightCure is a femcare company developing intimate care products to fight resistant UTI bacteria and promote a healthy vaginal microbiome.
Valirx Plc, an investment holding company, engages in the research and development of oncology therapeutics and diagnostics in the United
Kesios Therapeutics, a London, UK-based oncology drug discovery company
Artificial Intelligence made for healthcare. Use the A.I. that understands biomedicine and accelerate your research.
Harmony is a biotech company converting fascinating plants into loveable products.
Imperial Innovations creates and invests in pioneering university technologies addressing healthcare, energy and environmental problems.
iOx Therapeutics Ltd. operates as an immuno-oncology company.
Imutex, a startup with a Phase IIa-ready universal flu vaccine.
Feed Algae is a producer of algal biomass intended to help in aquaculture and animal feed.
Biotronics3D develops and markets innovative software applications for the diagnostic imaging industry.
PrEP Biopharm is a developer of respiratory infectious disease products
Medtech startup working with blockchain, IOT and AI to accelerate clinical trials
IGEM Therapeutics is a developer of an immuno-oncology company intended to develop immunoglobulin antibodies to treat cancer.
Building an innovative Oncology Product company which exploits the unique physico-chemical properties of endoNaut technology.
Neucruit utilizes deep tech to build digital patient recruitment strategies to improve the lives of patients and clinical innovators.
Inspira Pharmaceuticals conducts research and development on treating respiratory diseases.
Morria Biopharmaceuticals engages in the discovery and development of multi-functional anti-inflammatory drugs.
Hammersmith Medicines Research is a London-based biotechnology company that provides CRO services.
Virokine Therapeutics is a Biotechnology company.
PolyTherics provides a range of technologies and services to develop biomedical polymers for therapeutic applications.
Proximagen is a neuroscience research company developing drugs for neurodegenerative disorders, including Parkinson’s and Alzheimers.
Developing the next generation of antibiotics with novel mechanisms of action.
Firglas provides commercial-scale algae cultivation for food grade products.
Acellera is a company devoted to speed up drug discovery and development.
Anastasis Biotec is a developer of a novel and proprietary treatment made for patients with cancers.
Prescient Healthcare Group was founded in London in 1995, originally specializing in competitive insights.
Early and rapid diagnostic biosensors to eliminate deaths from healthcare - associated infections.
Medical image triage and biomarkers analysis for precision medicine.
Developing microbiome-based predictive diagnostic and companion therapeutic products to enable safer and more efficacious drug therapies.
Stealthyx is developing a unique, safe, patented drug-targeting platform technology capable of drug delivery only at sites of disease.
Magnus has those ideas and employs a novel approach to the advancement and rapid development of valuable new discoveries in biomedicine
Azellon Cell Therapeutics is focused on developing stem cell therapy for the repair of avascular meniscal tears.
Oxford Pharmascience Group offers technology platforms to re-develop existing medicines.
DSV is a venture studio and a fund that develops a systematic, optimized approach to science company development and investment.
Airfinity is a science information and analytics company
Syncona Partners LLP is a healthcare company focused on investing in and building global leaders in life science.
Microtest Diagnostics provides automated multiplex in vitro diagnostic tests for allergies, influenza, autoimmune, and infectious Disease.
ViiV Healthcare is a global specialist HIV company established in November 2009 by GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) and Pfizer (NYSE: PFE)
Udamo is a digital therapeutics company focusing on the automation of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) interventions
LifeArc is an independent life science medical research charity committed to drastically improving positive patient outcomes everywhere.
Specialist biometrics CRO, offering statistical consulting, clinical trial reporting, data science and data management services.
ThinAir - bringing water to water scarce communities across the globe.
Juno Bio is a biotechnology company that uses machine learning and bioinformatics to analyse and predict how best to manipulate microbiomes.
The Human Microbiome Company
Daily personalised diet and supplement recommendation that work with your gut!
DS Bio operates as a biotechnology company.
BioMoti seeks to transform the treatment of cancer by targeted delivery of therapeutics to the intracellular space of cancer cells
Parasym is a neurotechnology company focused on providing innovative neurostimulation products that improve quality of life.
Nuntius Therapeutics develops cell-specific DNA, RNA, and CRISPR therapies.
Redd&Whyte was founded in response to the common frustrations experienced by life scientists.
Sinclair Pharma is a pure-play Aesthetics business with a highly differentiated portfolio based on improving facial shape and volumisation.
Sweetly™ Stevia is a London-based company specialising in high-grade stevia extracts supplied in 100% pure and 100% natural blended forms.
hVIVO is a contract virology research company that aims to develop antivirals and vaccines in the field of biomedical research.
ZiO Health develops novel biosensor platform technology that quantitatively analyzes parameters in different bodily fluids.
Astra Tech develops, manufactures and markets dental implants as well as advanced medical devices in the field of urology and surgery.
Pharma intelligence helps in analysis, insight, and consultancy services for pharmaceutical, MedTech, and clinical research organizations.
LiliumX discovers new bispecific antibodies against cancer by utilizing a protein technology platform to facilitate the scalable discovery.
Phycobloom is a biotechnology company engineering algae that will enable cheap, carbon-neutral biofuels.
Trudell Medical International (TMI) develops and manufactures pharmaceutical aerosol drug delivery devices for human and animal health
Everna is a biotech company developing novel therapeutics.