Emerging UK- Based Health Care Startups Revolutionizing Cambridgeshire’s Medical Scene

January 28, 2024

In recent years, the UK has seen a surge of innovative startups dedicated to healthcare advances. Particularly noteworthy are those established in or after 2020 within Cambridgeshire, a rising hub for health-tech. Born amidst global health challenges, these companies demonstrate a clear commitment to improving patient outcomes, reducing the burden on healthcare providers, and ultimately transforming the health landscape.

Tackling complex issues in critical areas such as diagnostics, treatment development, patient care and wellness, these startups are harnessing the power of AI, innovative software, and hardware solutions. Both for patients and healthcare professionals, these companies are rewriting the rules while setting the pace for health-tech globally.

This in-depth overview highlights the groundbreaking work of these startups, exploring how they contribute to the dynamic and growth-focused UK health care sector.


Founded by Marcel Gehrung and Rebecca Fitzgerald, Cyted is a biotechnology and health care startup centred on early disease detection through digital diagnostic infrastructure. They leverage artificial intelligence and novel biomarkers to unlock clinical insights thereby improving patient outcomes. Connect with them on

Mestag Therapeutics

Initiated by Prof Michael B.Brenner, Mestag Therapeutics is a biotechnology company that aims to develop novel therapies for diseases using advanced fibroblast technology. Learn more about them on their LinkedIn page.


Developed by Claudia Hill, Ellis Parry, and Rufus Russell, Neumind is a unique startup that enhances the quality of life for people living with neurological conditions and injuries using technology. Their smartphone app Alfred offers both practical and therapeutic support to individuals and their caregivers, Visit their Facebook or LinkedIn for more information.

EK Interactive Innovations

Founded by Dominick James, EK Interactive Innovations is a health-tech startup specialising in health diagnostics through hardware and software solutions. Check out their Facebook or LinkedIn for more.


Striive integrates the power of IT, software, and wellness strategies within the health care and fitness industry. Additional details can be found on their Facebook or LinkedIn.


Launched in 2020, Imhotex is a virtual biopharmaceutical business focused on developing treatment options for Crohn’s disease, led by a team of senior executives with a formidable experience in medication discovery and development.


Initiated by Gemma Turon Rodrigo, Ersilia occupies a unique space that intersects charity, non-profit and health care. Connect with them on LinkedIn.

Adrenaline Capital Partners

Founded by Steve Everhard, Adrenaline Capital Partners provide funding for startups and early-stage businesses committed to delivering innovative, data-driven healthcare solutions. Check out their LinkedIn page.


Located in Hamerton, Peachy provides health care and health insurance solutions. Explore further on their LinkedIn page.

EDX Medical Group

EDX Medical Group offers innovative digital diagnostic products and services focused on cancer, cardiovascular disease, neurology, and infectious disease testing.

This array of companies, and the solutions they offer provide a glimpse into the promising future of health care, proceeded by the innovative spirit embodied by the startup culture in Cambridgeshire and across the UK.

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