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Cambridgeshire’s 101 Fastest Growing Health Care 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 101 Health Care companies in Cambridgeshire. 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 Health Care Companies & Startups (Cambridgeshire)


Microbiotica

FoundersMike Romanos, Trevor Lawley
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Microbiotica is a developer of human microbiome therapeutics intended to discover and develop live bacterial therapeutics and biomarkers.


Cambridge Epigenetix

FoundersBobby Yerramilli-Rao, Shankar Balasubramian
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Cambridge Epigenetix is using epigenetics to reduce several routine & important diagnostic tests for common cancers to a simple blood draw.


Supplant

FoundersPaul Dupree, Tom Simmons
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Supplant is a biotechnology platform that makes sugar substitutes.


Owlstone Medical

FoundersBilly Boyle, David Ruiz Alonso
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Owlstone Medical is a diagnostics company that developed a non-invasive breathalyzer for infectious disease detection.


Semarion

FoundersUnknown
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Semarion leverages microfabrication technology to build smart materials and develop novel cell assaying applications.


Mogrify

FoundersJose Polo, Julian Gough, Owen Rackham
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Mogrify® will transform the development of ex vivo cell therapies and pioneer a new class of in vivo reprogramming therapies.


GW Pharmaceuticals

FoundersBrian Whittle, Geoffrey Guy
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GW Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing novel therapeutics.


AstraZeneca

FoundersUnknown
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AstraZeneca is a global pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets prescription medicines.


Qureight

FoundersAlessandro Ruggiero, Muhunthan Thillai
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Qureight is an imaging analytics company.


CS Genetics

FoundersLucas Edelman
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CS Genetics develops new technology for genomics, based on scientific insights and conceptual innovations in NGS techniques.


BIOS

FoundersEmil Hewage, Oliver Armitage
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A full-stack neural interface platform, that uses AI to decode and encode the signals from to the body, to treat chronic health conditions.


PhoreMost

FoundersAshok Venkitaraman, Chris Torrance
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PhoreMost is a new-model drug discovery company based in Cambridge, UK.


Revolo Biotherapeutics

FoundersUnknown
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Revolo Biotherapeutics has developed therapies that achieve superior long-term disease remission from less frequent chronic dosing.


Healthera

FoundersJin Dai, Martin Hao, Quintus Liu
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Transforming the way a nation delivers its healthcare to its population, from prescriptions to personalised services.


Wren Therapeutics

FoundersChris Dobson, Samuel Cohen
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Wren Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company based, focused on drug discovery and development for protein misfolding diseases.


Endomag

FoundersAudrius Brazdeikis, Quentin Pankhurst, Simon Hattersley
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Endomag is a medical technology company devoted to improving breast cancer care through its magnetic sensing technologies.


MISSION Therapeutics

FoundersNiall Martin, Steve Jackson, Xavier Jacq
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MISSION Therapeutics offers a platform for the development of small molecule drugs that selectively target deubiquitylating enzymes (DUBs).


OKRA.ai

FoundersLoubna Bouarfa
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OKRA is an AI analytics company for healthcare. We combine complex data sets, you get evidence-based insights and predictions in real time.


Charco Neurotech

FoundersFloyd Pierres, Lucy Jung
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Charco Neurotech is a medical technology company that develops non-invasive wearable devices.


Patients Know Best

FoundersMohammad Al-Ubaydli
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Patients Know Best provide hospitals with personal health records software so that their patients can better manage their health.


Cyted

FoundersMarcel Gehrung, Rebecca Fitzgerald
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Diagnostics, Healthcare, Infrastructure, Early Detection, Prevention


Crescendo Biologics

FoundersMike Romanos
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Crescendo Biologics is engaged in the development of a proprietary drug portfolio based on their VH antibody fragment platform.


Storm Therapeutics

FoundersEric Miska, Tony Kouzarides
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Targeting pathways that modify RNA to deliver novel cancer therapeutics


Phico Therapeutics

FoundersHeather Fairhead
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Phico Therapeutics is a developer of novel platform technology designed to overcome antibacterial resistance.


CMR Surgical

FoundersLuke Hares, Mark Slack, Martin Frost
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CMR Surgical is developing the next-generation surgical robotic system for minimal access surgery.


PetMedix

FoundersAllan Bradley, Jolyon Martin, Thomas Weaver
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PetMedix is a pet therapeutics startup.


SolasCure

FoundersSam Bakri
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Solascure is a biotechnology company focused on the development of fit for purpose, efficacious wound care products.


PolyProx

FoundersLaura S Itzhaki
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PolyProx Therapeutics is a developer of a novel class of drug intended to provide new therapies for cancer treatment.


PolyProx

FoundersLaura S Itzhaki
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PolyProx Therapeutics is a developer of a novel class of drug intended to provide new therapies for cancer treatment.


PredictImmune

FoundersEoin McKinney, Kenneth Smith, Paul Lyons
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Providing tools to physicians in the treatment of patients with immune-mediated disease, through prediction of long term clinical prognosis.


Inotec AMD

FoundersDerek Fray, Mel Vinton
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Inotec AMD is a medical device company.


bit.bio

FoundersFlorian Schuster, Mark Kotter
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Bit.bio specializes in the fields of coding and biology that determine the identity of every human cell.


Biosceptre

FoundersGreg Winter
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Biosceptre has identified a cancer target, nf-P2X7, present in many cancer types, and importantly not found in healthy tissue.


Morphogen-IX

FoundersKate Rolston, Nick Morrell
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MORPHOGEN-IX Limited is a drug discovery company founded in 2015 by Index Ventures to develop bone morphogenetic proteins


Sphere Medical Holding

FoundersGavin Troughton
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Sphere Medical Holding develops and commercializes monitoring products for critical care environments.


Kirontech

FoundersOmar Chebli, Tarek Nassar, Tom Nygren
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Kirontech uses cutting edge machine learning technology to revolutionize the use of healthcare data.


Metrion Biosciences

FoundersUnknown
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Metrion Biosciences is a Contract Research Organization (CRO) that is located in the world renowned Cambridge biocluster.


Psyomics

FoundersDan Cowell
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PsyOmics develops proteomic diagnostics to improve early diagnosis and treatment outcomes for those with neuropsychiatric disorders.


Millo

FoundersAivaras Bakanas, Ruslanas Adam Trakšelis
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Millo is The World’s Smartest Smoothie Maker


Definigen

FoundersCandy Cho, Marcus Yeo, Nicolas Hannan, Roger Pedersen, Tamir Rashid
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Definigen provides human cells to the drug discovery sector for use in lead optimization and toxicity programs.


Camallergy

FoundersAndrew Clark, Pamela Ewan, Sherden Timmins
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Camallergy develops and provides new treatments for common food allergies.


FutureYou Cambridge

FoundersEddie Powell, Nigel Iskander
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FutureYou Cambridge is a health supplements company.


Feedback

FoundersUnknown
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Feedback is a Medical imaging tools for clinical decision makers


Nanna Therapeutics

FoundersDavid Williams
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Nanna Therapeutics is a drug discovery company addressing age-related diseases for which others are failing to provide effective treatments.


Exonate

FoundersCatherine Beech, David Bates, Lucy Donaldson
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Exonate is a biotech company spun out of the University of Nottingham that is focused on alternative splicing of (VEGF) in ophthalmology.


Arete Medical Technologies

FoundersGraeham Douglas
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Precision medicine for asthma and COPD


Ikarovec

FoundersPeter Widdowson
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Ikarovek is working on early stage assets intended for the treatment of diabetic macular edama.


Quartet Medicine

FoundersKevin Pojasek
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Quartet Medicine is discovering and developing novel treatments


Medovate Ltd.

FoundersStuart Thomson
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Medovate Ltd. is dedicated to the development and commercialisation of innovative medical technologies.


Congenica

FoundersEugene Bragin, Matthew Hurles, Nick Lench, Philip Beales, Richard Durbin, Thomas Weaver
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Congenica is a biotechnology company that provides a diagnostic decision support platform.


ieso

FoundersBarnaby Perks
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Transforming mental healthcare by unlocking the power of clinical data


Isogenica

FoundersKevin FitzGerald
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Isogenica operates a range of discovery platforms supported by state-of-the-art methodologies for identifying antibody and peptide ligands.


Bourn Hall Clinic

FoundersPatrick Steptoe, Robert Edwards
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We offer fertility treatments to both self-funding and NHS patients in our friendly clinics in Cambridge, Colchester, Norwich and Wickford.


Cell Guidance Systems

FoundersMichael Jones
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Cell Guidance Systems is a biotechnology company developing research tools for stem cell technology.


Lab21

FoundersBerwyn Clarke
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Lab21 is a rapidly growing healthcare diagnostics business. The company’s vision is of providing personalised diagnostic testing for


Critical Pressure

FoundersJames M. Leiper
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Critical Pressure is a virtual bio-pharmaceutical company that develops products to treat vascular dysfunction and shock.


Biofidelity

FoundersBarnaby Balmforth, Cameron Frayling
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Biofidelity developed a revolutionary molecular diagnostic assay that enables the rapid detection of target DNA sequences.


Cydar Medical

FoundersGraeme Penney, Tom Carrell
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Cydar Medical has developed computer vision software that produces real-time automated 3D Maps during X-ray guided procedures.


Kalium Health

FoundersFiona Karet, Liz Norgett, Tanya Hutter, Tom Collings
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Real-time blood electrolyte data to transform management of cardiorenal diseases


Aseptika

FoundersKevin Auton
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Aseptika Inexpensive COPD home monitoring and treatment management device.


CRiL

FoundersUnknown
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CRiL was formed in April 2013 specifically to develop innovative medical devices to diagnose and manage respiratory conditions.


Discuva

FoundersNawaz Khan
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Antibacterial discovery research has been driven, medically, commercially


GeneAdviser

FoundersJelena Aleksic
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Our mission is to make genetic testing for rare diseases more accessible to clinicians around the world.


ProteinLogic

FoundersNicolas Huber
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ProteinLogic’s ImmiPrint® technology impacts the emerging market for diagnostic, predictive, prognostic and other biomarker applications.


CBM UK

FoundersErnst Christoffel
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CBM is an international Christian disability and development organisation, transforming the lives of people with disabilities.


Neumind

FoundersClaudia Hill, Ellis Parry, Rufus Russell
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Neumind is a developer of technological solutions to help people living with neurological conditions and injuries.


CamStent

FoundersDavid Hampton
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CamStent develops an inert polymer coating for medical devices that prevents the colonization of harmful microorganisms on surfaces.


AB-PolyBlok

FoundersUnknown
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Revolutionary technology platform which has the potential to treat, and potentially partially reverse, the effects of Alzheimer’s Disease.


Vetstream

FoundersUnknown
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Vetstream provides clinical online learning & comprehensive website/e-mail solutions for veterinary professionals across the world.


AptaCam

FoundersYang Zhang
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Aptacam strives to be the leading producer and supplier of high quality aptamers.


Cambridge Cognition

FoundersJohn Hammond
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Cognitive assessment software for clinical trials, academic research and healthcare


Start Codon

FoundersDaniel Rooke, Jason Mellad
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Translating disruptive research into successful start-ups, the Cambridge way


Auriplex Limited

FoundersUnknown
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Auriplex designs and engineers efficient and effective hearing technologies.


KuDOS Pharmaceuticals Ltd

FoundersUnknown
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KuDOS Pharmaceuticals Ltd discovers and develops drugs based upon the science of DNA damage sensing, signaling.


Handle My Health

FoundersJack Bowman
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Handle My Health are the creators of MIAMI, the web and smartphone based patient intelligence platform.


Toxibact Ltd

FoundersUnknown
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Toxibact Limited develops antimicrobial therapy for the treatment of all bacteria and fungi.


VHSquared

FoundersGordon Dougan, Jan Robinson, Rod Richards, Scott Crowe
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VHsquared is dedicated to the development of novel antibody domains engineered to be stable in the GI tract.


Lucida Medical

FoundersAntony Rix, Prof Evis Sala
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SaaS, Cancer Diagnosis, Radiology, MRI, Prostate Cancer


Broken String Biosciences

FoundersUnknown
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Broken String Biosciences is developing a platform of novel sequencing tools to assess genome stability and to unlock the next generation.


Astex

FoundersChris Abell
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Astex is a UK-based biotechnology company that discovers and develops novel small molecule therapeutics.


Camena Bioscience

FoundersAndy Fraser, Derek Stemple, Steve Harvey
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Camena Bioscience is a synthetic biology company that develops tools to engineer new synthetic biology applications.


Convergence Pharmaceuticals

FoundersBrenda Reynolds, Clive Dix
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Convergence Pharmaceuticals is a biotechnology company focused on the development of novel analgesics for the treatment of chronic pain.


Amura

FoundersUnknown
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Amura is a structure-based drug discovery business specializing in diseases such as osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, malaria, and more.


Heartfelt Technologies

FoundersOriane Chausiaux
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Heartfelt Technologies are developing the only home-based heart failure monitor that does not require patient interaction or compliance.


Ieso Digital Health

FoundersUnknown
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Ieso Digital Health is a health-care based technology agency delivering mental health care (CBT) over the internet.


ImmunoBiology Ltd

FoundersUnknown
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ImmBio is developing next-generation vaccines targeting a number of serious infectious diseases, based on its proprietary technologies.


Cambridge CMOS Sensors

FoundersFlorin Udrea
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Cambridge CMOS Sensors (CCS) is an industry leader in sensor technology and a leading manufacturer of sensor solutions and components for


Obex Technologies

FoundersUnknown
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Obex Technologies is a software company experienced in developing bespoke medical software solutions


PatientSource Ltd.

FoundersMichael Brooks, Philip Ashworth
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Cloud based clinician designed electronic patient records


Pockit Diagnostics

FoundersEdoardo Gaude, Gonzalo Ladreda, Marcos Ladreda
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Discovering biomarkers to improve medical diagnosis.


The A Level Biologist – Your Hub

FoundersArian Mirzarafie Ahi
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The A Level Biologist is a life science edtech that provides personalized and complete coverage of leading global qualifications.


BlueGnome Ltd

FoundersGraham Snudden, Nick Haan
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BlueGnome Limited develops genetic diagnostic solutions for the screening of chromosomal abnormalities.


Biochrom

FoundersUnknown
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Biochrom designs and manufactures scientific instruments for various applications in clinical, life science, and industrial markets.


EPM

FoundersUnknown
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EPM provides human resource, payroll, pensions, health and safety, safe recruitment and leadership development services.


Directed Systems

FoundersUnknown
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Directed Systems is a medical software and data science company.


Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

FoundersUnknown
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Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute is a group working with genome sequences to learn more about human biology and ways to treat illnesses.


angioClast

FoundersJuba Tsuladze, Minaam Abbas
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angioClast is a Cambridge biotech startup comitted to transform cancer research.


BioWisdom

FoundersUnknown
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BioWisdom delivers intelligence for the Healthcare Industry and helps clients to navigate the complex scientific and commercial issues


Cambridge Biolabs

FoundersPaulina Chilarska
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Biotech-meets-tech startup developing personalised skincare solutions


Biorbyt

FoundersUnknown
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Protein & Antibodies Manufacturer & Supp


Cambio

FoundersUnknown
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Cambio is an excellent reputation for the supply of quality Molecular Biology reagents and consumables to scientific research laboratories.

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