SynBioVen is a new investment vehicle launched in early 2022 focused on supporting the next generation of synthetic biology scientists, founders and start-ups.
We believe that synthetic biology will drive the next industrial revolution and the transition to a net-zero economy, with UK companies playing a leading role.
Our unique offering
We support you right from the start
We invest early
We support exciting ideas and teams with PoC, pre-seed and seed funding.
Access to experts
From deep-tech to BD - we have you covered
Our team combines expertise in synthetic biology research,
business development and financing - ready to accelerate your journey.
Access to R&D Hub in West London
We help you de-risk and scale
Bringing color to life
Colorifix has developed a revolutionary dyeing process to help the textile industry dramatically reduce its environmental impact in a cost-effective manner. Using synthetic biology they produce, deposit and fix dyes biologically, avoiding harmful chemicals whilst reducing water & energy consumption and waste.
Enzymes to the rescue
Scindo develop a novel biological platform to turn low-value plastic landfill waste into high-value molecules.
ML-driven strain engineering
Eden Bio apply their powerful machine learning tools to guide genetic engineering of microorganisms for enhanced productivity.
Scaling cellular agriculture
Multus develop key ingredients for the affordable scale up of cellular agriculture.
Helping crops defeat disease
Resurrect bio invent novel technologies to enhance the immune system of crops for improved protection against disease.
Chain creates novel vaccines and immuno-therapies leveraging their unqiue expertise in engineering Clostridia.
If you are an early-stage SynBio start-up or like to learn more about SynBioVen, we look forward to hearing from you!