London’s 101 Fastest Growing Life Science Startups

July 30, 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 101 Life Science companies in London. 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 Life Science Companies & Startups (London)


Engitix

FoundersGiuseppe Mazza
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Engitix is operates as a tissue engineering company.


Daye

FoundersValentina Milanova
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Daye creates category-defining products and services that set a new standard for medical research and scientific innovation.


MiNA Therapeutics

FoundersJohn J. Rossi, Nagy Habib, Pål Sætrom
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MiNA Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing therapeutic medicines to harness gene activation mechanisms.


Vamstar

FoundersPraful Mehta, Richard Freeman, Vishesh Duggar
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AI-powered Global B2B Healthcare Marketplace


Lifebit

FoundersMaria Chatzou Dunford, Pablo Prieto Barja
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Lifebit CloudOS is the intelligent genomics platform that is the industry standard for unified, secure research over distributed big data.


Chronomics

FoundersCharles Ball, Daniel Elías Martín Herranz, Robin Thompson, Toby Call, Tom Stubbs
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Tech-bio company, providing access to a ‘bio-infrastructure’ to simplify and speed-up the use of biomarkers to improve everyday decisions.


Polymateria

FoundersJonathan Sieff, Lee Davy-Martin
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Polymateria is a London-based startup advancing science to help nature deal with plastic pollution.


Clustermarket

FoundersJohannes Solzbach, Niklas Friedberg, Tobias Wingbergmühle
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One lab management platform that brings people, equipment and data together – no matter where they are.


Nuntius Therapeutics

FoundersAlbert Kwok, Benita Nagel
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Nuntius Therapeutics develops cell-specific DNA, RNA, and CRISPR therapies.


Puraffinity

FoundersBen Reeve, Gabriella Santosa, Henrik Hagemann
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Puraffinity develops precision materials to target chemicals, with an initial focus on PFAS in water


Baseimmune

FoundersAriane Gomes, Joshua Blight, Phillip Kemlo
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Baseimmune is a biotech startup founded to create the next generation of vaccines.


Exogene

FoundersAndrea Mambrini, Federico Paoletti
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Exogene is a biotechnology company accelerating target & TCR discovery for cancer cell therapies using AI-enabled TCR-antigen screening.


Umedeor

FoundersMatt Wilson
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uMed enables healthcare providers to run patient research more efficiently through automating the clinical studies process


Epsilogen

FoundersSophia Karagiannis
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Epsilogen is a developer of an immuno-oncology company intended to develop immunoglobulin antibodies to treat cancer.


Rightangled

FoundersAbdullah Sabyah, Floriane Rousse Marquet
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Medtech specialised in Genetics, Blood and infection testing. Service is delivers through a platform that connects users with specialists.


CGT Catapult

FoundersMatthew Durdy
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CGT Catapult is a centre of innovation, with the core purpose of building cell and gene therapy sector in the UK.


Sparrho

FoundersNiluka Satharasinghe, Vivian Chan
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Sparrho lead the world in democratising science using augmented intelligence.


Virax Biolabs

FoundersCameron Shaw, Greg Aldridge, James Foster, Mark Ternouth, Tomasz George
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Virax Biolabs is an innovative Biotechnology company focused on the prevention, detection and diagnosis of viral diseases


Resolution Therapeutics

FoundersJohn Campbell, Stuart Forbes
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Resolution Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company developing macrophage cell therapy to treat chronic diseases.


Yaqrit

FoundersRajiv Jalan
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Yaqrit Limited is a UK-based company specialising in interventions in liver disease based on 20 years of research and development at UCL.


Multiomic Health

FoundersAlasdair Thong, Robert Thong, Serge Faguet
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Multiomic Health is building a precision therapeutics discovery platform for metabolic syndrome diseases


LIfT BioSciences

FoundersAlex Blyth
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LIfT BioSciences is a socially-minded Biotech start-up that develops a portfolio of potentially life-saving immuno-oncology cell therapies.


Veristat

FoundersJohn P Balser
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Veristat, a full service Clinical Research Organization (CRO).


Plasticell

FoundersYen Choo
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Plasticell offers a cell-based screening technology for the discovery of small molecule drugs that regenerate cells of the body.


Hyris

FoundersAlberto Amati, Stefano Lo Priore
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Hyris is offers an integrated platform for decentralized nucleic acid testing Products.


Synthace

FoundersMarkus Gershater, Sean Ward
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Synthace is a Life Sciences R&D cloud platform that enables experiments to be automated, with the resultant data seamlessly integrated.


MVM Life Science Partners

FoundersStephen Reeders
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MVM Life Science Partners is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in start-up, early stage, mid venture, late venture.


BrightCure

FoundersChiara Heide, Simon May
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BrightCure is a femcare company developing intimate care products to fight resistant UTI bacteria and promote a healthy vaginal microbiome.


Deep Science Ventures

FoundersDominic Falcao, Mark Hammond
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DSV is a venture studio and a fund that develops a systematic, optimized approach to science company development and investment.


Lifelancer

FoundersJayesh Pandya, Priyesh Pandya
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Lifelancer® is a Freelance & Remote Job Platform in Life Science, IT & Digital Health


Ampersand & Ampersand

FoundersNader Alaghband
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Ampersand & Ampersand is a multi-award winning co-creation firm, focused on health and life sciences.


Planet First Partners

FoundersFrédéric de Mevius
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Planet First Partners is a purpose-led growth investment platform investing in “Better for People & Better for the Planet” companies


Magnus Life Science

FoundersJohn Martin
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Magnus has those ideas and employs a novel approach to the advancement and rapid development of valuable new discoveries in biomedicine


Acacium Group

FoundersRichard MacMillan
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Acacium Group is a provider of health, life sciences, and social care staffing services to the health sector.


Oppilotech

FoundersAjay Mistry
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Developing the next generation of antibiotics with novel mechanisms of action.


Biotronics3D

FoundersHarry Hatzakis
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Biotronics3D develops and markets innovative software applications for the diagnostic imaging industry.


AlphaBiomics

FoundersAngélique B. van ’t Wout, Marcus Rauch, R. Anthony Williamson
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Developing microbiome-based predictive diagnostic and companion therapeutic products to enable safer and more efficacious drug therapies.


Juno Bio

FoundersHana Janebdar
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Juno Bio is a biotechnology company that uses machine learning and bioinformatics to analyse and predict how best to manipulate microbiomes.


Redd & Whyte Limited

FoundersRoger Poole
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Redd&Whyte was founded in response to the common frustrations experienced by life scientists.


Advent Venture Partners

FoundersLes Gabb
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Advent Venture Partners is a growth and venture capital investors in market-leading tech and life sciences businesses.


HigherSteaks

FoundersBenjamina Bollag
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HigherSteaks is about providing with that juicy, tender, and delicious meat they love but without harming their health, planet, and animals.


Medicxi Ventures

FoundersDavid Grainger, Francesco Rubertis, Giuseppe Zocco, Kevin Johnson, Michele Ollier
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Medicxi is a life sciences-focused investment firm.


Crowd.Science

FoundersNatalie Jonk, Sally Burton-Graham
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Crowd.Science is a crowdfunding platform that supports scientists build a community of funders for their research.


MYndspan

FoundersCaitlin Baltzer, Janne Huhtala
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MYndspan is a brain analytics company enabling users to assess & monitor brain health to extend the healthy lifespan of the mind.


Airfinity

FoundersRasmus Hansen, Sacha Carton
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Airfinity is a science information and analytics company


Opvia

FoundersWilliam Hart, William Moss
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SaaS


APCER Life Sciences

FoundersGopal Menon, Tejus Menon, Vineet Kacker
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APCER Life Sciences provides drug safety, medical information, medical writing, and regulatory services to pharma & biotech companies


MAASI Enterprises

FoundersGabriele Marini, Leonardo Zanus
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Leading Consulting, Advising and Temporary Management for Complex and Highly Regulated Enterprises


Hindawi

FoundersAhmed Hindawi, Nagwa Abdel-Mottaleb
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Hindawi is a commercial publisher of peer-reviewed and fully OpenAccess research journals and papers.


Apposite Capital

FoundersDavid Porter
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Apposite Capital is a London-based investment firm focused on healthcare services and life sciences companies.


RebelBio

FoundersBill Liao, Sean O’Sullivan
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RebelBio is SOSV’s London based pre-seed venture capital program. It invests in BioTech, HealthTech & Life Sciences.


PHASTAR

FoundersKevin Kane
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Specialist biometrics CRO, offering statistical consulting, clinical trial reporting, data science and data management services.


Clinithink

FoundersChris Tackaberry, Peter Johnson
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Clinithink offers cloud-based text processing capability to support data analytics, coding, and decision support in healthcare applications.


Ideabatic

FoundersKitty Liao
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Ideabatic is solving the most challenging humanitarian problems by delivering innovative solutions and devices.


Kolabtree

FoundersAshmita Das
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Find & hire experts, top postdocs & PhDs, as research collaborators for your academic or business projects.Speed up your research work!


Nature Publishing Group

FoundersAlexander Macmillan, Daniel Macmillan
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Nature Publishing Group publishes scientific and medical information in print and online.


Intract Pharma

FoundersAbdul Basit
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Intract Pharma is an oral drug delivery licensing and product development company offering a range of proprietary formulation technologies.


InsideDNA

FoundersAndrey Khmelevskiy, Anna Kostikova
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InsideDNA makes drug discovery faster and cheaper with artificial intelligence and genomics


Kinapse

FoundersUnknown
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Kinapse provides advisory, capability building and operational services to the life sciences industries.


Chrometec Capital

FoundersUnknown
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Venture Capital & Private Equity


Bento lab

FoundersBethan Wolfenden, Philipp Boeing
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Bento·lab is a powerful, personal laboratory that enables scientists, artists.


Faculty Opinions

FoundersUnknown
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Faculty Opinions is a powerful discovery tool for the qualitative assessment of published research.


Deallus

FoundersUnknown
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Deallus is a Global Life-Sciences Management Consultancy.


Lifescience Dynamics

FoundersRafaat Rahmani
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Lifescience Dynamics is a decision support firm helping life science companies.


Safeguard Biosystems Holdings

FoundersUnknown
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Safeguard Biosystems commercializes rapid, cost-effective, molecular diagnostic technologies, and tests.


Hloop

FoundersUnknown
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Hloop is a next-generation talent marketplace & community specialized for the life sciences industry.


Health IQ

FoundersUnknown
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Leaders in real world data and digital solutions for healthcare and life sciences, with a clear mission to transform patient outcomes.


Science4you

FoundersMiguel Pina Martins
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Science4you offers a wide variety of educational toys and games. Distributes to 35 countries worldwide


Zarodex Therapeutics

FoundersUnknown
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Zarodex Therapeutics is a biotechnology company that treats dementia and Alzheimer’s diseases.


iQur

FoundersUnknown
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iQur designs vaccines to provide protection against major global health challenges


RAIR Health

FoundersMichael Doyle, Steve Cox
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RAIR Health is an applied AI & health data company that uses real-world data and proprietary AI tools to deliver insights in ophthalmology.


Helperby Therapeutics

FoundersUnknown
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Helperby Therapeutics (Helperby) is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing the next generation of lifesaving antibiotics.


Neuroloom

FoundersUnknown
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Weaving Biology with Electronics to revolutionise neurostimulation therapies


SmartTarget

FoundersUnknown
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Precision Prostate Targeting


BoobyBiome

FoundersUnknown
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Biotechnology


LSX Ltd

FoundersUnknown
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The network for life science executive leaders


Healthinnovations

FoundersMichelle Petersen
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Healthinnovations is a trusted source of current and future innovations for the health industry for over a decade.


Anglo Scientific

FoundersDouglas Dundonald, Henry Thomson
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Anglo Scientific is in the business of seeking out technology and business opportunities and creating and growing companies around them.


Tecrea

FoundersUnknown
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Tecrea is the provider world leading cell and tissue delivery technology for research and drug development applications.


Duke Street Bio

FoundersUnknown
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Duke Street Bio develops medical drugs intended to provide improved treatment to cancer patients.


Cadi Scientific Pte Ltd

FoundersUnknown
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Cadi Scientific Pte Ltd offers Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences.


Novasecta

FoundersJohn Rountree
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Pharmaceutical and biotech strategy consulting firm


DT Consulting

FoundersUnknown
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DT Consulting helps life sciences companies lead their large-scale digital transformation efforts for continued customer experience.


Mumo

FoundersSheldon Steed
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Share your secure health information anywhere in the world with anyone you want.


SEC Recruitment

FoundersStuart Britton
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SEC Recruitment are a life sciences & IT recruitment agency that lives by four core values of trust, honesty, integrity & commitment.


OrchTel

FoundersMark Burke
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OrchTel offers data, and industry expertise to deliver the AI-powered regulatory intelligence and insights to marketplace.


Delphic Diagnostics

FoundersUnknown
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Delphic Diagnostics is a laboratory company that provides pharmacology, pharmacogenetic, and virology services to pharmaceutical companies.


Faculty of 1000

FoundersOmer Gazit
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Faculty of 1000 is changing the way science is communicated – powered by our Faculty of over 8,000 leading experts in Biology and Medicine.


Vivum Health

FoundersMaximilian Kerz
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Take control of your health!


deltaDOT

FoundersTim Hearley
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A life science company that is developing and commercialising innovative technologies for the separation and analysis of biomolecules.


cLAB ventures

FoundersGergo Gulyas
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The global network of cancer projects


Experoment

FoundersUnknown
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Experoment is a centralized biology lab building a lab for biotech R&D.


PhotoBiotics

FoundersUnknown
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PhotoBiotics is develops targeted therapeutics for MRI imaging and cancer treatment.


Human Tissue Authority

FoundersUnknown
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Human Tissue Authority


InforMed

FoundersJacob Flindt
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InforMed designs an artificial intelligence backed platform for the life science industry.


BIOAPLICO

FoundersJACKELINE PALMA
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BIOAPLICO Project Management Firm and International Marketing Services. Marketing, Branding and Business Consultancy.


EuroScicon

FoundersDr. Srinu Babu Gedela
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Euroscicon is the longest running independent life science events company with a predominantly academic client base.


Navion Pharma

FoundersUnknown
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Navion Pharma operates as a therapeutics company. It focuses on discoveries in the areas of cancer and metastatic diseases.


Senectus Therapeutics

FoundersUnknown
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Senectus Therapeutics is a drug discovery company focused on the development of novel cancer therapies that target cellular senescence.


Trinity Delta

FoundersUnknown
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Trinity Delta is a healthcare and life science specialist that provides services and insights to healthcare and life science companies.


Biox Systems Ltd.

FoundersSara Bahmanyar
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Pioneering Developer of research-grade TEWL + Skin Hydration Measurement Devices

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