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Top Biotechnology Companies and Startups in the UK

This article showcases some of the most popular players in the Biotechnology space. Our analysts selected these companies for a variety of reasons. This list may include both state and private ventures providing the most value within the Biotechnology industry.

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SEMRush.

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Top Biotechnology Companies


Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology

The Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research (the Kennedy Trust) was formerly known as the Mathilda and Terence.

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Edinburgh Genomics

Edinburgh Genomics is a global reputation for the provision of advanced genomics services.

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Europe PubMed Central

Europe PubMed Central (Europe PMC) offers free access to biomedical literature resources.

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Barts Cancer Institute

Barts Cancer Institute (BCI) is one of the top cancer research centres in the UK.

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AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca, a global pharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, manufactures and markets prescription medicines.

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GlaxoSmithKline

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

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Nanotechnology and Integrated BioEngineering Centre

NIBEC is a multi-disciplinary research centre which combines skills in engineering, science, informatics and medicine.

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Abcam

An innovator in life science reagents and tools serving life science researchers globally to achieve their mission, faster.

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Elife Sciences

eLife Sciences, a nonprofit collaboration between funders and researchers, publishes research related to life sciences and biomedicine.

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National Institute for Health Research

National Institute for Health Research is a biotechnology company that provides facilities and technology for researchers to thrive.

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Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute is a group working with genome sequences to learn more about human biology and ways to treat illnesses.

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Almac Group

Almac is a financially secure, privately owned organisation with over 4,500 employees located within the US, Europe and Asia.

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LIGO Scientific Collaboration

LIGO Scientific Collaboration is a group of more than 900 scientists worldwide.

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ProClinical

ProClinical is a leading international recruitment agency.

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Biotechniques

BioTechniques publishes original methods, tools and protocols, novel modifications to existing methods, methods-oriented review articles.

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Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Royal Pharmaceutical Society is a company that provides preparation and dispensing of medicinal drugs.

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Conference Series

ConferenceSeries conducts 3000+ Global Scientific Events in Medical, Clinical, Pharma, Engineering and Life Sciences across the Globe.

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Oxford Nanopore Technologies

Oxford Nanopore Technologies develops nanopore-based electronic systems for analyzing single molecules, including DNA, RNA, and proteins.

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The Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult

A centre of excellence in innovation, with the core purpose of building a world-leading cell and gene therapy sector in the UK.

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Astra Pharmaceuticals

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical business.

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Horizon Discovery

Horizon is a gene editing company that designs & engineers genetically-modified cells, applying them to advance human health.

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Babraham Institute

The Babraham Institute is a world-class research institution.

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Evaluate Ltd

Evaluate provides trusted commercial intelligence for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries.

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ISARIC

ISARIC is a global initiative aiming to ensure that clinical researchers.

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Graphea

Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences Companies.

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Bioline

Bioline is an evolving international company.

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CiteAb Ltd.

CiteAb Ltd. is a life science data provider that helps researchers and their suppliers make more informed decisions.

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The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry

ABPI is a research-based biopharmaceutical companies.

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Beckley Foundation

Beckley Foundation scientific programme initiates, designs and conducts research into the effects of psychoactive substances on the brain.

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Envigo

Envigo provides essential products and research services for pharmaceutical, crop protection.

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The Marine Biological Association of the UK

A learned society and one of the UK’s leading marine biological research institutes.

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Skipping Rocks Lab

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

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Shivom

Optimising the way DNA & other biodata is shared, secured & analysed.

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GW Pharmaceuticals

GW Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company.

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Human Tissue Authority

Human Tissue Authority

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Hammersmith Medicines Research Ltd

Hammersmith Medicines Research is a London-based biotechnology company that provides CRO services.

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Owen Mumford Ltd

Owen Mumford Ltd manufactures an innovative range of medical devices and disposables for drug delivery and capillary blood sampling

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Orchard Therapeutics

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

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COMPASS Pathways

Compass Pathways is a mental health care company dedicated to accelerating patient access to evidence-based innovation in mental health.

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Clustermarket

Clustermarket is an online sharing platform for scientists to list, discover, and book resources within their institution or cluster.

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Oxoid

Oxoid is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors of microbiological culture media and other diagnostic products.

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Adaptimmune

Adaptimmune develops T cell therapies to treat cancer, human immunodeficiency virus, and infectious diseases.

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Lucideon

Lucideon is a development and commercialization organization (DCO), specializing in materials technologies and processes

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Cambridge Cognition

Cognitive assessment software for clinical trials, academic research and healthcare

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Harmony

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

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Earlham Institute

Earlham Institute is a research institute focused on exploring living systems by applying computational science and biotechnology.

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4D Pharma PLC

4D Pharma PLC is a world leader in the development of live biotherapeutics.

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Synairgen

A drug discovery and development company focused on advancing novel approaches for severe respiratory conditions

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Premier Research

Premier Research is a biotech startup that helps biopharmaceutical and medical device companies bring their developments.

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Daye

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

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Wellcome Trust

The Wellcome Trust is a British biomedical research charity.

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Royal Marsden Hospital

The Royal Marsden is world’s first hospital dedicated to cancer diagnosis, treatment, research and education.

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Biomage

Biomage specializes in single-cell analysis transforming the life sciences.

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Rosemont Pharmaceuticals

Rosemont Pharmaceuticals manufactures and supplies liquid medicines.

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Avacta Group

Avacta Group plc is a provider of technologies, consumables and reagents for the life science markets, from drug discovery to diagnostics.

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LifeArc

LifeArc is an independent life science medical research charity committed to drastically improving positive patient outcomes everywhere.

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Abbexa

Abbexa is a pharmaceutical company located in Cambridge.

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ReNeuron Group

ReNeuron Group engages in R&D and the commercial exploitation of stem cell technologies for therapeutic and non-therapeutic applications.

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Abingdon Health

Abingdon Health is an innovative technology-led company focused on providing rapid and near-patient medical diagnostic testing solutions.

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ANGLE

ANGLE is a commercially driven specialist medical diagnostic company with pioneering products in cancer diagnostics and foetal health.

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Arctoris

Arctoris is the world’s first fully-automated drug discovery platform providing Data-as-a-Service.

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King’s Health Partners

King’s Health Partners is an Academic Health Sciences Centre.

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Preventx

Health screening via self-sampling.

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TwistDx

Twist Dx Ltd is a company developing proprietary technology in the area of DNA amplifications and sequencing.

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SB Drug Discovery

SB Drug Discovery is a contract research services company offering expertise in compound screening.

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Purolite Life Sciences

Purolite Life Sciences’ customers benefit from our 35 years of heritage, knowledge, customer-focus and expertise in the resin industry.

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Syncona Partners LLP

Syncona Partners LLP is a healthcare company focused on investing in and building global leaders in life science.

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Source BioScience

Source BioScience provides laboratory services and products to the healthcare and clinical, life science research and biopharma industries.

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LabGenius

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

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The Native Antigen Company

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

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BiopharmaTrend.com

Market and Industry Research in Drug Discovery/Biotech — covering science and business trends.

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Genus

Pioneering animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world

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Synexus

Synexus is a site network organization that continues to pioneer important developments in the clinical trials industry.

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Cambridge Bioscience

Cambridge Bioscience is a specialist distributor of life science research products.

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Pubrica Healthcare

Pubrica’s services span all phases of Scientific Medical and Academic Writing, Editing, and Publishing.

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The Mentholatum Company

The Mentholatum Company is a pharmaceuticals company offering pharmaceutical, healthcare, and cosmetic products.

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Bio Market Insights

The leading business intelligence and networking platform for the complete bioeconomy value chain from lab to market.

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Lifebit

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

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Open Targets

A partnership to transform drug discovery through the systematic identification and prioritisation of targets.

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Biocote

Biocote has successfully integrated antimicrobial technology into a broad range of product applications.

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LGC

LGC is an international life sciences measurement and testing company.

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Crescent Pharma

Crescent Pharma is a pharmaceutical company.

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Mereo Biopharma

Mereo is a new UK-based speciality biopharmaceutical company

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Antibodies.com

Antibodies.com is a leading supplier of protein research tools. Discover more from our range of distinct antibodies, proteins, and assays.

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Oxford Immunotec

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

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evonetix

Evonetix is a provider of a desktop platform designed to synthesize DNA at unprecedented accuracy and scale.

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ViiV Healthcare

ViiV Healthcare is a global specialist HIV company established in November 2009 by GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) and Pfizer (NYSE: PFE)

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Gyroscope Therapeutics

Gyroscope is an ophthalmology company developing gene therapies for the treatment of eye diseases linked to an unbalanced complement system

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PolyProx

PolyProx Therapeutics is a developer of a novel class of drug intended to provide new therapies for cancer treatment.

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Cavendish Imaging

Cavendish Imaging has been providing an imaging service for Dentists, Maxillofacial Surgeons, Dental Implant Surgeons and Orthodontists.

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Biochrom

Biochrom designs and manufactures scientific instruments for various applications in clinical, life science, and industrial markets.

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hVIVO

hVIVO is a contract virology research company that aims to develop antivirals and vaccines in the field of biomedical research.

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Verona Pharma

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

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Global Engage

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

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Biocomposites

Biocomposites is a manufacturer and marketer of calcium compound biologics.

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Radleys

Radleys provides chemistry equipments.

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Orchid Cellmark

Orchid Cellmark is the world’s largest private DNA testing firm.

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Bristol Laboratories

Bristol Laboratories is a pharmaceutical company engaged in the development, manufacture, marketing and distribution of generic medicines.

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Research in Practice

Research in Practice Research in Practice

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Mologic

Mologic is a UK-based developer of point-of-care diagnostic devices

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Optibiotix Health

Optibiotix Health discovers and develops microbial strains, compounds and formulations, which modulate the human microbiome.

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Generon

Generon is a biotechnology company that focuses on the development in the field of protein preparation and analysis.

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