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Oxfordshire’s 51 Fastest Growing Pharmaceutical 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 51 Pharmaceutical 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 Pharmaceutical 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.


Vaccitech

FoundersAdrian Hill, Sarah Gilbert
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Vaccitech is creating novel vaccines that elicit strong responses from helper and cytotoxic T-cells.


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.


Beckley Psytech

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


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.


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.


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.


Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies

FoundersNeil Mahapatra, Tarek Tabsh
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OCT is a biopharmaceutical company established to combine cannabinoid medicine with world class scientific research.


IntraBio

FoundersMallory Factor
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IntraBio is a biopharmaceutical company.


Midatech Pharma

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


Immunocore

FoundersBent Jakobsen, Nick Cross
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Immunocore is a late-stage biotechnology company pioneering the development of a novel class of TCR bispecific immunotherapies.


Beckley Canopy Therapeutics

FoundersMarc Wayne
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Beckley Canopy Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company designed to research cannabis health products.


​Oxford Vacmedix

FoundersShisong Jiang
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Develop therapeutic agents for the treatment of cancer .


Isansys Lifecare

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


Circadian Therapeutics

FoundersRussell Foster
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Circadian Therapeutics is a Pharmaceutical company.


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.


P1vital

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


Orca Pharmaceuticals

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


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.


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


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.


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.


Prosonix

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


Vitaccess

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


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


PowderJect Pharmaceuticals

FoundersUnknown
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PowderJect Pharmaceuticals Plc is a provider of needle-free drug delivery technologies.


Angiogene Pharmaceuticals

FoundersUnknown
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Angiogene Pharmaceuticals a drug discovery company.


Medelinked

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


Plethora Solutions

FoundersMike Wyllie
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Plethora Solutions is a pharmaceutical company that focusses on the development and marketing of products to manage urological disorders.


Prolysis

FoundersUnknown
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Prolysis is an antibacterial drug discovery and development company.


ReOx Ltd

FoundersUnknown
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ReOx Ltd engages in research and development of drugs for treatments of disease by controlling the activity of hypoxia inducible factor.


Oxford Asymmetry International

FoundersUnknown
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Oxford Asymmetry International operates as an outsourcing arm for pharmaceutical companies.


MuOx Ltd.

FoundersUnknown
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MuOx Ltd. operates as a pharmaceutical company.


BioPharma Dynamics

FoundersUnknown
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BioPharma Dynamics is a market-leading single-use solutions provider for the Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical industry.


Caudex

FoundersUnknown
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Caudex is a full-service medical communications agency.


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.


Surface Therapeutics Ltd.

FoundersUnknown
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Surface Therapeutics Ltd. is a privately owned drug discovery and development company.


Oxford Outcomes Limited

FoundersUnknown
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Oxford Outcomes provides specialist services in the fields of patient reported outcomes (PRO), health economics, epidemiology.


Tdeltas

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


Veeda Laboratories Ltd.

FoundersUnknown
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Veeda Laboratories Ltd is a specialist provider of biomarker laboratory services to global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.


Particle Therapeutics

FoundersUnknown
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Particle Therapeutics is an Oxford-based drug delivery company developing innovative particle formulation and drug delivery technologies.


Ricanto

FoundersTony​ Clarke
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Ricanto is an experienced pharmaceutical entrepreneurs with a strong track record of success


Pharma Engineering Ltd

FoundersUnknown
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Pharma Engineering Ltd has developed and patented a gentle method to remove tablets and capsules from blister packs without damaging them.


Visible Analytics

FoundersUnknown
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Visible Analytics aim’s to optimize the development and use of health technologies by applying their strategic and analytic expertise.


Onco-NX

FoundersUnknown
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Onco-NX Ltd is the University of Salford drug discovery spin-out company, dedicated to the discovery of new promising anticancer agents.


OCRA Research

FoundersUnknown
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Synergy by Design


Cozart

FoundersUnknown
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Cozart is a developer of the first hand-held device using saliva samples for drugs of abuse testing.


TopoTarget UK Limited

FoundersUnknown
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TopoTarget UK Limited is discovers and develops drugs for the treatment of proliferative diseases.


MediPaCe

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


Frosts Pharmacy

FoundersUnknown
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Frosts Pharmacy provides pharmacy services and products including free prescription collection and delivery service to homes.

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