Kent’s 22 Fastest Growing Biotechnology Startups

August 26, 2022

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 22 Biotechnology companies in Kent. 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 Biotechnology Companies & Startups (Kent)


Venomtech Limited

FoundersSteve Trim
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Venomtech limited supply compound libraries of animal venoms for hit-to-tool screening and biotherapeutic tools.


AlgaeCytes

FoundersUnknown
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AlgaeCytes uses a photobioreactor system and freshwater algal strains to produce high purity Omega 3 oils EPA.


Centauri Therapeutics

FoundersStuart Lawson
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Centauri Therapeutics is a UK-based biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of life threatening diseases.


Levicept

FoundersSimon Westbrook
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Levicept develops biological agent for the treatment of chronic pain.


Ixchelsis

FoundersGary Muirhead, Liz Littlewood
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Ixchelsis develops an oxytocin receptor antagonist for the treatment of premature ejaculation.


MGB Biopharma

FoundersRaymond Spencer
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MGB Biopharma develops DNA minor groove binders-based anti-infective medicines.


EligoChem

FoundersAndrew McElroy
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EligoChem design, synthesise and procure unique amphiphilic compound libraries for use in drug discovery.


FabRx

FoundersAbdul Basit, Alvaro Goyanes, Bill Lindsay, Simon Gaisford
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FabRx is a specialist biotech company, revolutionising the manufacture of medicines using innovative 3D printing technologies.


Discovery Park

FoundersUnknown
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Discovery Park collaborates with life science companies to bring innovation to healthcare industry.


Phoqus Pharmaceuticals

FoundersUnknown
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Phoqus Pharmaceuticals is a Biotechnology company.


Kent pharmaceuticals

FoundersUnknown
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Kent pharmaceuticals is a manufacturer and source branded and generic products of the highest quality standard.


LifeCanvas Technologies

FoundersUnknown
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LifeCanvas Technologies is a biotechnology and research service-based company.


CXR Biosciences

FoundersCliff Elcombe
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CXR Biosciences offers preclinical services in investigative toxicology, metabolism, pharmacokinetics, and exploratory/discovery toxicology.


Test & Treat

FoundersUnknown
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Test & Treat is a medical device company that manufactures and supplies company to worldwide veterinary markets.


Stem Cell Fairy

FoundersUnknown
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Stem Cell Fairy believes in giving your child every opportunity for health and happiness.


Bumps Center Ltd

FoundersJohnson Olukotun
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Best Natural Skin Care treatment and herbal Products for Razor Bumps, Keloid Scars, acne cure, Eczema | Bumps Center Ltd


Fast Future Research

FoundersUnknown
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Fast Future Research is a research and consulting company that offers trend analysis, scenario planning and strategy creation.


BioEos

FoundersUnknown
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BioEos has develop the use of naturally occurring bacteria that were proven to stimulate the body’s own immune system.


Cangenix

FoundersUnknown
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Cangenix is a gene-to-structure and biophysics CRO based in the South East of the UK.


The Research Network

FoundersUnknown
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The Research Network is a pharmaceutical R&D scientific consultancy.


activelifetech

FoundersUnknown
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Active Life Technologies LLC engages in the research and development of scientific and medical instrumentation for quantifying the


Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute

FoundersUnknown
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The PVRI is the only global medical research charity fighting PVD.

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