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Oxfordshire’s 31 Fastest Growing Life Science 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 31 Life Science 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 Life Science Companies & Startups (Oxfordshire)


Oxford Medical Products

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


Oxitec

FoundersLuke Alphey
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Oxitec develops an environment-friendly technology for the control of significant insect pests to prevent diseases and agricultural damage.


Osler Diagnostics

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


Refeyn

FoundersJustin Benesch, Philipp Kukura
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Refeyn is specialising in label-free single molecule imaging and mass measurement.


Arctoris

FoundersMartin-Immanuel Bittner, Thomas Fleming
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Arctoris is a tech-enabled platform company in biotechnology, combining robotics & data science to accelerate drug discovery.


MiroBio

FoundersRichard Cornall, Simon Davis
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MiroBio is Harnessing the natural control mechanisms of the immune system.


SpyBiotech

FoundersJing Jin, Mark Howarth, Simon Draper, Sumi Biswas
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SpyBiotech Operators of a biotechnology platform intended to generate next-generation vaccines.


OMass Technologies

FoundersIdlir Liko, Jonathan Hopper
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OMass Technologies is a drug discovery company exploiting novel mass spectrometry platforms to develop therapeutics.


ONI

FoundersAchillefs Kapanidis, Bo Jing
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ONI is a pioneer of super-resolution microscopy, making this advanced technology accessible to new generations of researchers.


Base Genomics

FoundersChunxiao Song, Oliver Waterhouse, Yibin Liu
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Base Genomics is an epigenetics company focusing on developing a blood test for early-stage cancer and minimal residual disease.


Genomics

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


GENinCode

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


OxStem

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


Atopix Therapeutics

FoundersUnknown
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Atopix Therapeutics Limited is a privately held, clinical-stage, biopharmaceutical company based in Oxford, UK


DynamX Medical

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


Isansys Lifecare

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


Oxford Instruments

FoundersLady Audrey Wood, Sir Martin
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Oxford Instruments is an international corporation that produces technology for a variety of fields, including healthcare and agriculture.


Vitaccess

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


coding.bio

FoundersSimon Bornschein
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AI for Cell Therapy


UJJI

FoundersLudmila Milla, Rafael Guper
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The world’s first game-based life coaching app


Calcico Therapeutics

FoundersUnknown
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Calcico Therapeutics is a biotechnology company focused on the development of novel CRAC channel inhibitors.


Iota Sciences

FoundersUnknown
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Iota Sciences is develops technologies with unique capabilities to advance discovery into cell biology.


The Native Antigen Company

FoundersUnknown
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The Native Antigen specialises in the development and manufacture of native and recombinant viral and bacterial antigens, antibodies.


Medelinked

FoundersUnknown
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Medelinked is a simple way to manage your health and connect with the healthcare community around you


Global Engage

FoundersUnknown
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Global Engage meetings are at the forefront of life science and health research.


Oxford Expression Technologies

FoundersUnknown
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Oxford Expression Technologies is a biotechnology company in the recombinant protein expression field, and baculovirus expression.


BioAnaLab Ltd.

FoundersUnknown
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BioAnaLab Ltd. is a services provider that specializes in the analysis of biologic drugs and vaccines.


Sense Proteomic

FoundersUnknown
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Sense Proteomic is discovers and commercializes autoantibody biomarkers for cancer and autoimmune diseases.


Tdeltas

FoundersUnknown
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Tdeltas is providing commercial physical and biological research and development.


The Barkby Group

FoundersUnknown
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Barkby has built on a tradition of entrepreneurship and business acumen, with a diverse business portfolio across emerging markets.


MediPaCe

FoundersUnknown
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MediPaCe provides patient engagement and patient research to the global life science industry.

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