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UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 82
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 52
Rounds per year 4.10
Lead investments 17
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 5
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Medical
  • Therapeutics
  • Life Science

In 2002 was created UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Harwell. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in United Kingdom.

We also calculated 3 valuable employees in our database.

The real fund results show that this VC is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2018. Opposing the other organizations, this UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund works on 22 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019.

The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight P2i, Crescendo Biologics, The Electrospinning Company. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Electronics, Pharmaceutical.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund, startups are often financed by Newable Private Investing, Sofinnova Partners, Providence Investment Company Limited. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Oxford Technology Management, Midven, Development Bank of Wales. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Newable Private Investing, Midven, Oxford Technology Management.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Information Technology
Machinery Manufacturing
Oil and Gas
$2M14 Jul 2022 South Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

Lineat Composites

Advanced Materials
Renewable Energy
03 May 2022 Bristol, England, United Kingdom

MitoRx Therapeutics

25 Apr 2022 Harwell, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Q5D Technology Limited

$2M02 Feb 2022 United Kingdom, England, United Kingdom

Solasta Bio

$1M16 Aug 2021 Glasgow City, Glasgow, United Kingdom


$8M19 Jul 2021 Coventry, England, United Kingdom

AgPlus diagnostics

Medical Device
$1M12 May 2021 United Kingdom, England, United Kingdom

Vector Photonics

$2M14 Apr 2021 Glasgow City, Glasgow, United Kingdom


Life Science
$4M16 Mar 2021 Bristol, England, United Kingdom


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