This article showcases Startup Pill’s top picks for the best Genetics startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating inside of the Genetics industry and around the world. They are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
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Top Genetics Startups
Taysha Gene Therapies
Taysha Gene Therapies is a developer of treatments to eradicate severe & life-threatening monogenic diseases of the central nervous system. Taysha Gene Therapies is on a mission to eradicate monogenic CNS disease.
With a singular focus on developing curative medicines, we are able to rapidly translate our treatments from bench to bedside. We have combined our team’s proven experience in gene therapy drug development and commercialization with the world-class UT Southwestern Gene Therapy Program to quickly and efficiently build an extensive, AAV gene therapy pipeline focused on both rare and large-market indications..
General Genomics Inc.
At General Genomics we’re creating software and apps for people who feel ill-informed about the potential effects of COVID-19 and whatever comes next…for themselves and their families. We’ve built technology with privacy top-of-mind: Technology that takes what you know about your health and your family history, adds your genetics, and compares it to thousands of variables (and growing), billions of times, all while protecting your data so it remains yours and yours alone.
The result? Knowledge so we all can take more control of our individual health and the health of our families…during COVID and forever. Because when we uncover our unknown, we can all get back to life as we knew it.
So read more, ask questions, and know this: Together, we can do this. This is General Genomics..
Pow.bio provides intelligent fermentation services for industrial and synthetic biology, helping turn great ideas into profitable products. We combine continuous fermentation with advanced control methodology to quickly optimize your fermentation process and deliver high yields at low costs.
Our scale runs from 1-100 liter capacity for bacteria, yeast, and filamentous fungi.. .
Biofidelity developed a revolutionary molecular diagnostic assay that enables the rapid detection of target DNA sequences. Biofidelity’s mission is to improve and extend patients’ lives by enabling early detection of disease and better targeting of treatments with applications spanning oncology, prenatal testing, infectious disease, and organ transplant monitoring.
Biofidelity was founded in 2019 and is headquartered of Cambridge, England.. .
Probably Genetic is on a mission to help get answers for those with rare genetic conditions that are commonly initially diagnosed as autism spectrum disorder. On average, a patient with a rare genetic condition waits up 7 years to find answers.
In the meantime, they spend years bouncing around from doctors to specialists, often at an enormous personal financial cost, to understand if there is more to their, or their child’s symptoms. They believe this is too long! Probably Genetic offers educational material and DNA sequencing tests to make it easy to find out if there is more to your symptoms.
Their aim is to help those who fall through the cracks of the current healthcare system.. .
Semiotic AI provides encrypted computing services in the cloud based on Fully Homomorphic Encryption (FHE). Using Semiotic’s services, organizations can offer data analytics on sensitive data without compromising security and privacy.
In addition to data security, Semiotic’s technology can protect proprietary models by encrypting them before deployment. Privacy and security will play a pivotal role in business growth in the era of cloud computing, AI, and 5G.
Semiotic’s founders bring decades of experience in cryptography, AI, and acceleration to prepare you for this future. It was founded in 2020 and is headquartered in Los Altos, California..
SynerGenetics Bioscience is a plant genetics research and development company that focuses on hemp strains. It holds both Hemp growing license and “Confirmation of Readiness for a License” stage Cannabis Cultivation License in Victoria BC.
The company aims at becoming a major supplier of CBD rich strains to Cannabis Licensed Producers and Hemp cultivation companies. It was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada..
Platinum BioSciences offers pharmacist-compounded nutraceutical products infused with THC-free cannabidiol (CBD), enhanced with scientifically specific terpenes to deliver optimal results in the health and wellness line of products. Platinum Biosciences’ line of CBD infused nutraceutical products have been developed for discriminating customers who are looking for the best product quality and efficacy that nature and science can offer.
Platinum BioSciences formulates and produces the highest quality CBD-infused nutraceuticals available. Platinum BioSciences’ products begin with industry proven formulations and they enhance the efficacy of these existing product formulations using known and proven nutraceutical ingredients, and they also add terpene-enriched CBD to potentiate the overall success of their finished products.
The company is headquartered in Prosper, Texas, United States.. .
Recombia is a genome engineering and synthetic biology startup started by three scientist from the Stanford Genome Technology Center. Our technologies enable the introduction of rationally-designed genetic modifications with unprecedented precision, efficiency, and throughput.
Leveraging these technologies we can explore the genomic space of the strain background to enable the production of various bio-manufactured sustainable products.. .
Acrigen Biosciences is dedicated to making gene editing safe. It develops technologies to improve efficiency and enhance the safety of CRISPR-Cas based gene editing.
CRISPR-Cas system which enables the precise enzymatic editing of genes is one of the most exciting and promising techniques to be developed in the last few years with the capability to prevent or cure many devastating diseases. It was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Berkeley, California..
EquiTech Therapeutics, LLC
EquiTech Therapeutics, LLC’s mission is serving as a pioneer in the forward development of CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing for equine diseases and is focused on rapidly moving such transformative therapies towards clinical trials. EquiTech Therapeutics is building a team of world-class researchers and drug developers to work to translate CRISPR/Cas9 technology into breakthrough equine therapeutics.
Our lead program targets equine herpes and Coggins diseases. Our company’s unique strengths include the expertise of our team in discovering, manipulating and developing genome editing products using a proprietary versatile lipid nanoparticle delivery system.
EquiTech’s focus is on both in vivo and ex vivo product development which can help control or even eradicate diseases in our livestock. Such discoveries are eminent in research as they can be extrapolated later for human studies to find cures..