An Early-Stage Venture Capital Fund

Building and Growing Technology Companies

Stemming From The UK’s Research Base


The UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund is backed by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Fund’s partners are 9 publicly funded research bodies, including STFC, BBSRC, NERC and Dstl. The Fund is independently managed by venture capital specialist Midven.

We help build companies from great science developed in laboratories, science and technology campuses and synthetic biology.

We hold investments in some of the UK’s most innovative companies, in areas as diverse as novel antibiotics, research into Alzheimer’s disease, “green” chemicals and airport security.


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Atheras Analytics receives funding from UKI2S to launch its SaaS...

Harwell, UK, 11th November 2021 / Atheras Analytics, a UK-based company in the satellite telecommunications...

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Quantum Dice raises £2 million in pre-seed funding to revolutionise...

 Oxford University Spinout, Quantum Dice, announces the completion of its pre-seed fundraise, where...

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CEO Spotlight: Gilad Gershon, CEO of Tropic Biosciences

Founded by Gilad Gershon and Dr Eyal Maori, Tropic Biosciences uses cutting-edge technologies to...

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UKI2S Chair, Andrew Mackintosh In the lead up to COP26, Andrew Mackintosh, the newly...

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