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Oxfordshire’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 Oxfordshire. 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 (Oxfordshire)


Exscientia

FoundersAndrew Hopkins
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Exscientia is a pharmatech company that uses an end-to-end AI platform to design and discover new drugs.


Ultromics

FoundersPaul Leeson, Ross Upton
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Ultromics clinicians and engineers working together to set new standards for world-class cardiovascular diagnostic tools.


Sensyne Health

FoundersPaul Drayson
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Sensyne Health operates as a digital healthcare company.


OBS Medical

FoundersUnknown
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OBS Medical develop algorithms for the early and advanced detection of patient deterioration for proactive healthcare.


Sense Biodetection

FoundersHarry lamble
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Sense Biodetection Limited is a molecular diagnostics company .


Oxford Medical Products

FoundersNicholas Edwards
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Oxford Medical Products is developing a safe, effective and affordable breakthrough technology for weight loss.


Evox Therapeutics

FoundersMatthew Wood, Per Lundin, Samir EL Andaloussi
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Evox Therapeutics is a biotechnology company that harnesses and engineer the natural trafficking capabilities of extracellular vesicles.


Orthox Ltd.

FoundersNick Skaer, Oliver Kessler
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Orthox develops tissue regenerative implants that address large injuries to cartilage tissues in which early osteoarthritis may be present.


Beckley Psytech

FoundersCosmo Feilding Mellen, Lady Amanda Feilding
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Beckley Psytech operates as a psychedelic medicine company.


Osler Diagnostics

FoundersConnor Campbell, Jason Davis, Paulo R. Bueno
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Lab-quality diagnostics for anyone, anywhere, at any time.


Emergex Vaccines

FoundersThomas Rademacher
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Pioneering a new approach to vaccine development and manufacturing using cutting-edge technologies to produce novel synthetic vaccines.


Oxehealth

FoundersLionel Tarassenko
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SaaS workflow solution gives carers and custodians more time for hands on care where and when it’s needed most.


Oxford VR

FoundersBarnaby Perks, Daniel Freeman, Deepak Gopalakrishna
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Oxford VR is the UK developer of virtual reality therapy.


Summit Therapeutics

FoundersDame Kay Davies
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Summit Therapeutics is a clinical-stage drug discovery and development company.


Psioxus Therapeutics

FoundersAndrew Coats, Kerry Fisher
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Psioxus Therapeutics is a cancer gene therapy company delivers medicines of value to patients with cancer.


Oxford Immunotec

FoundersPeter Smith
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Oxford Immunotec, a medical diagnostics company, develops tests for various diseases based on its innovative T cell measurement technology.


Orbit Discovery

FoundersGraham Ogg, Terry Rabbitts
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Orbit Discovery is a peptide display company identifying potential peptide drugs for a range of chronic diseases.


Sitryx Therapeutics

FoundersHouman Ashrafian, Jeff Rathmell, Jonathan Powell, Luke O’Neill, Michael Rosenblum, Paul-Peter Tak
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Sitryx is a biopharmaceutical company develops disease modifying therapeutics in immuno-oncology and immuno-inflammation.


Oxular

FoundersRonald Yamamoto, Tom Cavanagh
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Oxular is a medical device startup dedicated to revolutionizing the way we measure ocular surface topography.


Optellum

FoundersTimor Kadir
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Optellum develops an imaging biomarker for smart lung cancer detection.


Adaptix Ltd

FoundersGil Travish, Mark Evans
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Adaptix is transforming planar X-ray – the diagnostic imaging modality most widely used in healthcare worldwide.


eTherapeutics

FoundersMalcolm Young
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eTherapeutics focuses on the discovery of cancer and degenerative diseases of the nervous system.


FitnessGenes

FoundersDan Reardon, Samantha Decombel, Stuart Grice
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FitnessGenes is pioneering the field of genetic data analysis to produce personalized fitness and diet recommendations.


Pathios Therapeutics

FoundersAlan Naylor, Kirsty McCarthy, Peter Joyce, Someit Sidhu, Tom McCarthy
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Pathios Therapeutics is a biotech company focused on the development of therapies for autoimmune diseases and cancer.


iLoF – Intelligent Lab on Fiber

FoundersJoana Paiva, Luís Valente, Mehak Mumtaz
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iLoF – Intelligent Lab on Fiber is enabling a new era of personalized, precision medicine.


Grey Wolf Therapeutics

FoundersPeter Joyce, Tom McCarthy
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Small molecules to increase tumor detection by the immune system


OrganOx

FoundersPeter Friend
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OrganOx is a medical technology company.


Albus Health

FoundersDr. William Do, Mikesh Udani
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A med-tech startup that has developed a passive and contactless device for monitoring nocturnal symptoms and environmental metrics at home.


Oxford Endovascular

FoundersMike Karim
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Oxford Endovascular are developing a novel treatment for treating brain aneurysms.


OxCan

FoundersAndreas Halner, Peter Liu
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OxCan is a startup that uses machine learning and liquid biopsy for early lung cancer detection.


Caristo Diagnostics

FoundersCharalambos Antoniades, Cheerag Shirodaria, Keith Channon, Stefan Neubauer
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Caristo Diagnostics utilises standard CT scans to identify potentially heart-stopping plaques


Zegami

FoundersRoger Noble, Samuel Conway, Stephen Taylor
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Delivering explainable AI faster and more accurately. Zegami are end-to-end imaging AI specialists combining unique tools and ML services


Genomics

FoundersChris Spencer, Gerton Lunter, Gil McVean, Peter Donnelly
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Genomics plc aiming to lead the genomic transformation of healthcare.


Intelligent Ultrasound

FoundersAlison Noble, Andrew Barker, Andy Hill, Aris Papageorghiou
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Intelligent Ultrasound develops software that improves the quality, reliability, and diagnostic power of medical ultrasound.


GENinCode

FoundersJordi Puig
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GENinCode is a genetic testing business specializing in the risk assessment and prediction of cardiovascular disease.


DJS Antibodies

FoundersDavid Llewellyn, Joe Illingworth
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DJS Antibodies designs and discovers novel therapeutic monoclonal antibodies against GPCRs.


Midatech Pharma

FoundersStorme Moore-Thornicroft
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Midatech Pharma a particle engineering with an emphasis on microfluidics and drug delivery.


OxStem

FoundersAngela Russell, Stephen Davies
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OxStem is a drug discovery company.


Lombard Medical plc

FoundersUnknown
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Lombard Medical develops, manufactures and markets an innovative range of minimally invasive abdominal.


Phynova Group

FoundersRobert Miller
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Phynova Group is a British life science company that develops and commercialises natural healthcare products


Neuro-Bio

FoundersSusan Greenfield
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Neuro-Bio is a British pharmaceutical company


DynamX Medical

FoundersKatherine Willetts, Liberty Foreman
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DynamX Medical has developed a diagnostic system for cancer and pre-cancer.


Cerus Endovascular

FoundersTodd Derbin
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Cerus Endovascular designs and develops interventional neuroradiology devices and delivery systems.


​Oxford Vacmedix

FoundersShisong Jiang
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Develop therapeutic agents for the treatment of cancer .


Sonosine

FoundersDavid Edwards
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A deep-tech firm set to dramatically improve clinical decision making with an advanced world-class medical imaging device


Isansys Lifecare

FoundersKeith Errey
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Isansys Lifecare is a new generation medical device and healthcare information company.


BelleVie

FoundersTrudie Fell, Violaine Pierre
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BelleVie’s vision is a world where those who receive and provide support are valued and thrive.


Chronos Therapeutics

FoundersUnknown
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Chronos Therapeutics is a drug development company focused on the development of drugs for the treatment of age-related diseases.


Ochre Bio

FoundersJack O’meara, Quin Wills
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Ochre Bio is a biotechnology company that develops and builds a deep phenotyping platform to rejuvenate transplant livers.


GaitQ

FoundersAndre Hallack, Dongli Li, James Cantley
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GaitQ is a developer of a medical device used to help people living with Parkinson’s disease to overcome freezing of gait.


Ducentis BioTherapeutics

FoundersPhilip Huxley, Rebecca Ashfield
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Ducentis is a pre-clinical stage company aiming to develop novel therapies for inflammation and autoimmune disease.


Perspectum

FoundersMatthew Robson, Michael Brady, Rajarshi Banerjee, Stefan Neubauer
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Healthcare, Medical Technology, SaaS


Neurolytic Healthcare

FoundersUnknown
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Neurolytic Healthcare provides personalized medicine for neurological conditions.


OrthoSon

FoundersChristian Coviello, Colin Story, Constantin Coussios
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OrthoSon is developing a novel medical device for the treatment of chronic low back pain.


P1vital

FoundersUnknown
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P1vital specializes in experimental medicine and novel therapies for CNS disorders, eating disorders and obesity.


Xerion Healthcare

FoundersGareth Wakefield, Helen Townley
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Xerion Healthcare is the technology commercialization company of University of Oxford.


ActiveNeedle

FoundersIan Quirk, Muhammad Sadiq
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Active Needle Technology is an innovative medical device start-up company.


Argonaut Therapeutics

FoundersNick La Thangue
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Argonaut Therapeutics is a precision therapeutics company that was established to develop epigenetically-acting drugs which target abnormal.


GlySure

FoundersRoger Moody
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GlySure develops a continuous intravascular glucose monitoring system using a proprietary optical fluorescence sensor.


Hip Impact Protection

FoundersWilliam Beckett
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Hip Impact Protection’s Fall-Safe Assist automatically detects falls – infallibly – records the data on them and sends an alarm message.


Orca Pharmaceuticals

FoundersMichael Hunter
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Orca Pharmaceuticals is a new biotechnology startup focusing on treating autoimmune diseases.


Newrotex Ltd

FoundersAlex Woods, Fritz Vollrath
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UK-based SME commercialising silk-based peripheral nerve repair conduits


Oxford MEStar

FoundersZhanfeng Cui
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Oxford MEStar is specialising in translational and regenerative medicine.


Glide Pharmaceutical Technologies

FoundersCharles Potter
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Glide Pharma is a specialty pharmaceutical company that develops products for the convenient delivery of biological medicines.


Card Medic

FoundersUnknown
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CardMedic is an app that improves communication between healthcare staff and patients.


BioMe Oxford

FoundersAgnieszka Chomka, Natasha Ng, Patrick Albers, Rasmus Poulsen, Soren Krogsgaard Thomsen
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Unlocking your gut microbiome by developing a medical device for targeted and non-invasive sampling


Precisionlife

FoundersGert Moller, Rowan Gardner, Steve Gardner
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We focus on patients to reveal the complex personal biology of chronic diseases


Adelie Health

FoundersLiam Mc Morrow
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Helping people with diabetes manage their insulin doses.


Oxford Impedance Diagnostics Ltd.

FoundersUnknown
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Oxford Impedance Diagnostics Ltd. researches, designs and will market diagnostic tests for the measurement of clinical bio markers.


P1vital Products

FoundersGerry Dawson
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P1vital Products provides products and services to improve treatments for mental health to the life sciences and healthcare industries.


Accentus Medical

FoundersPhilip Agg
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Accentus Medical develops advanced surface technologies, coatings, and treatments that provide solutions to the medical device industry.


Oxford Quantum Circuits

FoundersPeter Leek
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Oxford Quantum Circuits developing technology using the power of quantum to do things which have never been achieved before.


MitoDys Therapeutics Ltd

FoundersSteven Zimmer
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A start-up ‘virtual’ company that aims to discover and develop highly innovative therapeutic agents.


EcoHydra Technologies Ltd

FoundersUnknown
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EcoHydra delives superior hand hygiene formulations which are both effective, yet kind to the skin, unlike harsh alcohol-based products.


A-Plan Insurance

FoundersUnknown
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A-Plan Insurance provides a collection of life, family income benefit, unemployment, accident, and sickness insurance services.


Project Tide

FoundersUnknown
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A smartphone app that improves the accuracy and impact of healthcare rapid diagnostic tests.


Prosonix

FoundersDavid Hipkiss
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Prosonix is a speciality pharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of inhaled respiratory medicines.


Nom Foods

FoundersSteph Croft-Simon
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Their mission is to provide natural, healthy foods you can eat on the go.


Abgentis

FoundersLloyd Czaplewski
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Product-focused antibacterial re-engineering Turning knowledge into medicine


Celleron Therapeutics

FoundersNick La Thangue
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Celleron Therapeutics is an oncology company dedicated to funding new and innovative treatments for cancer.


Porthaven

FoundersJohn Storey
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Porthaven is a small, independent, care home company building and operating market leading care homes.


Vitaccess

FoundersMark Larkin
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Digital healthcare company providing biopharma clients with real-time insights into patients’ lives via innovative global studies


Ufonia

FoundersNick de Pennington
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Digital Health


JUNO Genetics

FoundersUnknown
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JUNO Genetics is a state-of-the-art laboratory that creates an algorithm, techniques, and procedure for a healthy pregnancy.


Ella’s Kitchen

FoundersUnknown
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Ella’s Kitchen’s mission is to improve children’s lives through developing a healthy relationship with food.


Oxford Onco-Therapeutics

FoundersUnknown
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AI driven personalised cancer treatment


AMSBIO

FoundersAlex Sim, Sandy Allan
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life science products & services


Oxxon Therapeutics

FoundersUnknown
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Oxxon Pharmaccines Ltd., an Oxford, UK-based biotech company focused on immunotherapies.


Oxford Pharmagenesis

FoundersUnknown
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Oxford PharmaGenesis is an award-winning HealthScience communications consultancy providing services to the healthcare industry.


RowAnalytics Ltd

FoundersRowan Gardner, Steve Gardner
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RowAnalytics is a complex data analytics company specialising in digital health, precision medicine, genomics and semantic search


Ability Matters Group

FoundersUnknown
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Medical devices and services business


Doctors.net.uk

FoundersUnknown
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Doctors.net.uk is the most active online professional network for all UK doctors.


OxSight

FoundersDr Stephen Hicks
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Oxsight uses augmented reality to aide the visually impaired.


The Fertility Partnership

FoundersUnknown
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The Fertility Partnership is a provider of IVF and related fertility services in the UK.


Opcare

FoundersUnknown
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Opcare provides a complete range of prosthetics, orthotics, postural mobility and NHS services for the proper treatment of patients.


Sitekit

FoundersCampbell Grant
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Sitekit is a digital health software company


Oxford Brain Diagnostics

FoundersUnknown
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Oxford Brain Diagnostics aims to revolutionise the treatment of Alzheimer’s by enabling early, accurate detection.


Cognitant

FoundersTim Ringrose
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Bringing good health within reach


Mawdsley-Brooks & Co

FoundersThomas Mawdsley
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Mawdsley are a global pharmaceutical service provider offering a wide range of services to the pharmaceutical industry and healthcare sector


ChargeCare International Ltd.

FoundersUnknown
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ChargeCare leds the way in cost containment and administration of medical claims.


Omsbar Ltd

FoundersTony Thorne
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Omsbar Omsbar provides assistance in getting medical devices onto the market in the EU, USA, and elsewhere.

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