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1st December 2023 - 0 comments

Archangels leads £2m fundraise by 1nhaler

1nhaler, a Scotland-based drug delivery device developer, has raised £2 million to develop its unique single-use dry powder inhaler (DPI), led by Archangels.

Inhalable medicines are already widely used to treat conditions such as asthma, epilepsy, allergies and Parkinson’s but, to date, delivery options have been limited due to user accessibility, cost, performance and impact on the environment. 1nhaler has developed a way of enabling many different dry powder drugs to be readily delivered in a sustainable, low-cost delivery device.

24th November 2023 - 0 comments

Henley Business Angels invests in Renovos Biologics

Renovos Biologics, a biotechnology company that is developing a proprietary nanoclay gel carrier system to precisely deliver therapeutic agents for regenerative medicine, has received investment from five Henley Business Angels members, contributing towards a funding round, which together with non-dilutive grants, amounts to £2.3 million.

24th November 2023 - 0 comments

Mitra Bio named winner of the London Startup Roadshow

Biotech start up Mitra Bio has been named the winner of South East Angels' hosted London Startup Roadshow.

17th November 2023 - 0 comments

Angel backed health startup CARI Health establishes advisory board

SAN DIEGO, USA: Digital health company has CARI Health formed an Advisory Board to support development of its wearable remote medication monitoring device.

17th November 2023 - 0 comments

DN Capital co-leads €5.1m funding in ‘PetTech’ startup filu

DN Capital, the leading European early-stage venture capital firm, and health-tech VC, YZR Capital has led a €5.1m Seed round for filu, a German startup that builds modern tech-enabled veterinary clinics. Lukas Keindl, co-founder of US-based Bond Vet, Rivus Ventures, Auxxo Female Catalyst Fund and angel investors also participated in the round.

27th October 2023 - 0 comments

CARI Health awarded $2.8m NIH Grant

San Diego, USA: Digital health startup CARI Health has been awarded an SBIR Fast Track grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), an agency of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to help it bring the world’s first wearable medication monitor to market. CARI Health is eligible for up to $2.8M over three years as project milestones are successfully completed within Phase I and Phase II portions of the grant. The award funding will go toward supporting product development and conducting human clinical studies for CARI Health’s wearable remote medication monitoring device.

20th October 2023 - 0 comments

Beta Bugs secures £1.72m to scale up sustainable insect farming

Scottish insect genetics business Beta Bugs Limited has secured £1.72 million investment to scale-up the production, sale and supply of its Black Soldier Fly eggs and larvae to the insect farming sector, as a sustainable alternative to current sources of protein for animal feed.


The funding round was led by The TRICAPITAL Syndicate LLP, with participation from SIS VenturesScottish EnterpriseBeeches, together with existing shareholders in the business and InnovateUK.

29th September 2023 - 0 comments

Health tech start-up Milbotix secures £125K for SmartSocks™

Bristol based health tech start-up, Milbotix™, whose wearable SmartSocks™ help identify early signs of distress in people living with dementia, has received a £125,000 investment from the British Design Fund.

29th September 2023 - 0 comments

Laverock Therapeutics raises £13.5m for gene silencing platform

Laverock Therapeutics, established in 2021 to commercialise the gene editing induced gene silencing (GEiGS®) platform for all human therapeutic applications, has expanded its seed funding round to £13.5M. This investment was led by Calculus Capital with additional participation by Eli Lilly and Company, Mercia Ventures, Maven Capital Partners, Eos, UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund and Tekfen Ventures.

22nd September 2023 - 0 comments

Location tech scaleup Navenio secures $6.3m

Navenio, the UK location tech scaleup, has announced its £5m million investment to help revolutionise healthcare efficiency worldwide. The round was led by Oxford Science Enterprises, and saw Navenio’s existing investors, including G.K. Goh VenturesBig Pi Ventures, George Robinson, and the University of Oxford, participate. 

22nd September 2023 - 0 comments

Life science start-up MarraBio raises funding for protein technology

Three North East based investment funds have combined forces with a biotech industry specialist to support Newcastle University’s latest spin out company, MarraBio Ltd. Maven Capital Partners, CPI Enterprises, Northstar Ventures, and TCS Biosciences have together provided MarraBio with an initial round of seed investment funding.

15th September 2023 - 0 comments

Kuano raises £1.8m to accelerate quantum drug discovery

Kuano, a Cambridge-based drug discovery company combining quantum mechanics with AI to design the next generation of medicines, has closed a £1.8m seed funding round led by Mercia Ventures and including ACF Investors, Ascension Ventures, o2h Ventures, Meltwind Advisory LLP and other angel investors.

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