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This article showcases our top picks for the best English Biotechnology companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Biotechnology industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top English Biotechnology Startups

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Wellcome Trust

Wellcome Trust

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Wellcome Trust is a medical research charity that funds research that aims to protect and improving human and animal health.

GlaxoSmithKline

GlaxoSmithKline

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GlaxoSmithKline develops and markets products in the areas of pain relief, respiratory, digestive health, oral health, nutrition and skin.

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Autolus

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Autolus is in T-cell programming and manufacturing technology.

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Phystech Ventures

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Phystech Ventures is an early-stage deeptech VC firm with focus on next-gen computing, life sciences, energy, mobility, and space.

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Multus Media

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Creating the next generation of animal-free growth media for the cultivated meat industry

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FabricNano

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FabricNano is a cell-free biomanufacturing company that develops a DNA-based flow reactor to unlock the future of biochemistry.

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MiNA Therapeutics

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MiNA Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing therapeutic medicines to harness gene activation mechanisms.

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Orchard Therapeutics

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Orchard Therapeutics is a biotechnology company dedicated to transforming the lives of patients through innovative gene therapies.

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LabGenius

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LabGenius is a biopharmaceutical company developing protein therapeutics using a machine learning-driven evolution engine.

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Myovant Sciences

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Myovant Sciences is to deliver innovative women’s health and prostate cancer solutions by efficiently advancing new medicines to market.

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Alchemab Therapeutics

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Alchemab Therapeutics is developing natural protective antibodies designed to keep people free of hard-to-treat diseases.

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Arix Bioscience

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Arix Bioscience is a healthcare and life science company.

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Achilles Therapeutics

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Achilles Therapeutics is a developer of immunotherapies intended to offer next-generation, patient-specific therapies to treat cancer.

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Synthace

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Synthace uses open source technology to make process in biotechnology move faster.

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Antidote.me

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Antidote is a digital health company that accelerates and improves medical research by combining technologies, data, and business models.

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Lifebit

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Lifebit CloudOS is the intelligent genomics platform that is the industry standard for unified, secure research over distributed big data.

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Kuano

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Kuano provides innovative quantum and AI solutions for drug discovery and design.

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Unibio International

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Unibio is operating in the biotechnology sector with core competences within bacterial fermentation.

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Arborea

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Arborea is industrialising photosynthesis to expand the world’s food supply

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Daye

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

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Akari Therapeutics

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Akari is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapeutics.

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Entocycle

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Entocycle’s automated insect farm produces environmentally friendly insect protein to feed farmed animals.

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Pulmocide

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Pulmocide is focused on the development of inhaled medicines for the treatment of viral and fungal infections of the respiratory tract.

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Ixaka

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Ixaka is a private cell and gene therapy company with a focus on the natural power of the body to cure disease.

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Ori Biotech

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Ori Biotech is a developer of a manufacturing platform used to help patients get access to lifesaving treatments.

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Mereo Biopharma

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Mereo is a new UK-based speciality biopharmaceutical company.

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Kuur Therapeutics

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Kuur Therapeutics is committed to transforming the lives of patients with cancer & is leading the development cell therapies.

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Clustermarket

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One lab management platform that brings people, equipment and data together – no matter where they are.

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Prokarium

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Prokarium is biopharmaceutical company pioneering the field of microbial immunotherapy.

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Quell Therapeutics

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Quell Therapeutics is a cell therapy company

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Verona Pharma

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Verona Pharma is a biotechnology company dedicated to discovering new drugs for the treatment of chronic respiratory diseases.

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Enara Bio

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Ervaxx is illuminating the immune interface to develop new cancer therapies.

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Polymateria

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Polymateria is a London-based startup advancing science to help nature deal with plastic pollution.

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Silence Therapeutics

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Silence Therapeutics is a drug development company with a proprietary genetic medicine platform.

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Peptone

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Peptone is a UK-based startup that is helping pharmaceutical companies unravel the secrets of proteins.

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Eleusis

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Clinical stage company established to unlock the therapeutic potential of psychedelics through mitigating and managing psychoactivity

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GammaDelta Therapeutics

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GammaDelta Therapeutics is developing the potential of gamma delta (γδ) cells

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Skipping Rocks Lab

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Skipping Rocks Lab develops natural and biodegradable packaging for liquids made from seaweed extract.

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BenevolentAI

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BenevolentAI is a developer of artificial intelligence and computational medicine technologies.

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Novoic

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Novoic is a digital biotech company that develops AI-based speech analysis.

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Hoxton Farms

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Based in London, UK, Hoxton Farms is growing cultivated fat as an ingredient for the meat alternatives industry.

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EMMAC Life Sciences

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EMMAC is a medical cannabis company that works to join together the latest science and research with cutting-edge cultivation.

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MediSieve

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MediSieve is a therapeutics company developing a platform technology for the treatment of blood-borne diseases.

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Zedsen

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Zedsen provides biosensors that create a 3-Dimensional electrical field and gathers biological signals within a human body.

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Shivom

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Optimising the way genomic & other healthcare is shared, secured & analysed.

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Desktop Genetics

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Desktop Genetics is an international company to help researchers discover and treat the root genetic causes of human disease.

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bio-bean

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bio-bean is a U.K.-based green company that offers its users with processes of recycling and waste management solutions.

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Mytos

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Mytos is building a fully-automated cell manufacture platform for Pharma

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Puraffinity

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Puraffinity develops biologically derived materials for industrial water treatment.

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Treos Bio

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Treos Bio, Inc. develops precision cancer immunotherapies tailored to patients’ genetics.

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Flow Bio

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Wearable for analysing biomarkers through sweat in real-time, starting with hydration.

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HigherSteaks

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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.

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Acurable

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The first wearable medical device able to accurately diagnose and manage respiratory conditions at home

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Rightangled

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

GlaxoSmithKline

Yaqrit

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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.

GlaxoSmithKline

Ixico

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Ixico is a U.K.-based company that provides clinical trial services worldwide.

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Purespring Therapeutics

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Purespring Therapeutics is an AAV gene therapy company focused on the kidney globally.

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Collagen Solutions

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Collagen Solutions Plc is a global provider of medical grade collagen formulations and components for use in regenerative medicine,

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Bioneb

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Bioneb offers direct to consumer genetic testing companies in India.

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Cotinga Pharmaceuticals

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Cotinga Pharmaceuticals discovers and develops drug therapies for diseases.

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Capella BioScience

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Capella Bioscience engages in the discovery and development of monoclonal antibodies.

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IAG, Image Analysis Group

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IAG, imaging expert company helps to accelerate novel drug development by using the right analytical tools and modern trial infrastructure.

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Pear Bio

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Ending the progression of cancer

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Gardin

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Gardin develops optical phenotyping technology and analytics to optimise food production.

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Autifony Therapeutics

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Autifony Therapeutics is a biotechnology company developing medicines to treat hearing disorders such as hearing loss and tinnitus.

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CGT Catapult

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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.

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Sixfold Bioscience

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Sixfold Bioscience is a preclinical-stage biotech company that delivers cures with hyper-precise nanoparticles.

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Resolution Therapeutics

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Resolution Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company developing macrophage cell therapy to treat chronic diseases.

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LIfT BioSciences

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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.

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Baseimmune

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Baseimmune is a biotech startup founded to create the next generation of vaccines.

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Chronomics

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An epigenetic testing A.I platform to drive the future of personalised wellness.

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Istesso

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Istesso is a drug discovery and development company working in the field of immunometabolism.

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Engitix

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Engitix is operates as a tissue engineering company.

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Aptorum Group

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Aptorum Group is a pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of therapeutic assets to treat diseases with unmet medical needs.

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Opvia

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Opvia is a developer of a biotechnology platform intended to reduce the time taken to develop bio-processes.

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FarmaTrust

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FarmaTrust is the most efficient global tracking system which provides security to both patients and the pharmaceutical industry.

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Abcodia

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Abcodia is an innovative biotech company engaged in the validation and discovery of molecular biomarkers.

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Hyris

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Hyris is offers an integrated platform for decentralized nucleic acid testing Products.

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Evodental

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EvoDental, a dental implant center, provides dental implant treatment solutions.

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Tropic Biosciences

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Tropic Biosciences is a pioneering leader in the development of novel high-performing commercial tropical crop varieties and traits.

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MicrofluidX

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MicrofluidX is tackling the problems of process control, scalability, and cost associated with cell bioprocessing

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Contura

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Contura is a privately owned, international, specialist pharmaceutical company with a key focus on urology and urogynaecology.

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Exogene

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

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Plasticell

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

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Toraphene

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Toraphene is a biodegradable, compostable, and commercially-viable plastic packaging substitute and make plastic packaging obsolete.

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Kesios Therapeutics

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Kesios Therapeutics, a London, UK-based oncology drug discovery company

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Intoolab

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Artificial Intelligence made for healthcare. Use the A.I. that understands biomedicine and accelerate your research.

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genomes.io

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genomes.io is a human genome is the blueprint to what makes you who you are.

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MyMeds&Me

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My Meds & Me provides a web-based solution for the capture of adverse event, product complaint.

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iOx Therapeutics Ltd.

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iOx Therapeutics Ltd. operates as an immuno-oncology company.

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BrightCure

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

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IGEM Therapeutics

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IGEM Therapeutics is a developer of an immuno-oncology company intended to develop immunoglobulin antibodies to treat cancer.

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Imutex

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Imutex, a startup with a Phase IIa-ready universal flu vaccine.

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Harmony

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Harmony is a biotech company converting fascinating plants into loveable products.

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ValiRX

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Valirx Plc, an investment holding company, engages in the research and development of oncology therapeutics and diagnostics in the United

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TopiVert

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Imperial Innovations creates and invests in pioneering university technologies addressing healthcare, energy and environmental problems.

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SomaNautix

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Building an innovative Oncology Product company which exploits the unique physico-chemical properties of endoNaut technology.

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Ophidia Medical Technologies

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Medtech startup working with blockchain, IOT and AI to accelerate clinical trials

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PrEP Biopharm

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PrEP Biopharm is a developer of respiratory infectious disease products

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Biotronics3D

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

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Inspira Pharmaceuticals

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Inspira Pharmaceuticals conducts research and development on treating respiratory diseases.

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