Meet our partners
Global
SR One is the independent corporate venture capital arm of GlaxoSmithKline. They invest globally in emerging life science companies that are pursuing innovative science with significant impact on medical care. SR One has invested over $830MM in the health care industry. We've partnered up with the Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable because of our shared missions of catalysing entrepreneurship. Together with OBR, we firmly believe that we can have a positive impact on human health by supporting visionary founders. We see OneStart as a vehicle to that end. Read more at srone.com
Takeda Ventures, Inc. is the corporate venture arm of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, a world-class pharmaceutical company and the largest one in Japan, supporting therapeutic innovation in the biopharmaceutical sector through early stage capital investment and the provision of access to the resources of a multinational pharmaceutical company. Read more at takedaventures.com
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global BioPharma company firmly focused on its mission to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases. Read more at bms.com
Britain's largest multinational pharmaceutical company with a prolific track record in R&D and a wide portfolio of products for consumer healthcare and major disease areas. Read more at gsk.com
Roche has been renowned for pharmaceutical medicines since the company was founded in 1896 in Basel, Switzerland. Today, Roche creates innovative medicines and diagnostic tests that help millions of patients globally. Read more at roche.com
AstraZeneca is one of only a handful of pure-play biopharmaceutical companies to span the entire value chain of a medicine from discovery, early- and late-stage development to manufacturing and distribution, and the global commercialisation of primary care, specialty care-led and specialty care medicines that transform lives. Read more at astrazeneca.com
Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the world's twenty leading research-driven pharmaceutical companies with more than 125 years of experience. The objectives and beliefs of Boehringer Ingelheim can be summed up in a single phrase: Value through Innovation. In a competitive and fast-changing world, the value of products, services and companies is constantly changing. Real customer value today can only be created by constantly developing new solutions and doing what we already do better. Read more at boehringer-ingelheim.com/
Teva is committed to increasing access to high-quality healthcare for people across the globe, at every stage of life. We do this by developing, producing and marketing affordable generic drugs as well as innovative and specialty pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients. By integrating innovation, quality and accessibility, we improve health worldwide like no one else. Read more at tevapharm.com
McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm. We are the trusted advisor to the world's leading businesses, governments, and institutions. Read more at mckinsey.com

Europe
Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology. Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its biologics manufacturing expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential. Read more at amgen.com
BioCity specialises in the creation and development of life science businesses. It provides homes and access to high-end equipment, shared services, training, business support and access to investment for new and growing bioscience businesses. Nearly 200 companies are based in a BioCity business incubator, making the BioCity network one of the largest concentrations of life science businesses in the UK. The 91% survival rate of companies at BioCity in Nottingham tangibly demonstrates one of the benefits to a company of being located within the BioCity network. In 2012, BioCity established BioCity Scotland, near Glasgow and in 2013 BioHub at Alderley Park and later MediCity on the Boots campus in Nottingham. Read more at biocity.co.uk
Johnson & Johnson Innovation’s goal is to advance transformative healthcare solutions that deliver value and improve people’s lives around the world by catalysing new science and technology through collaboration and exchange of ideas. At each innovation centre, Johnson & Johnson Innovation’s experts offer a diverse range of knowledge and resources to help innovators at universities, academic institutes and start-up biotech companies. Read more at jnjinnovation.com
Silicon Valley Bank (NASDAQ: SIVB) is the premier bank for technology, life science, venture capital, private equity and premium wine businesses. Silicon Valley Bank and its affiliates within SVB Financial Group provides industry knowledge and connections, financing, treasury management, corporate investment and international banking services to its clients worldwide. Read more at svb.com/uk
MedCity is a unique enterprise that brings together the outstanding Life Sciences sector in London and the Greater South East in order to stimulate greater economic growth. Read more at medcitylondon.com
Olswang is a pioneering law firm with a distinctive approach to business, and we know what's important for entrepreneurs to get right from the very beginning. Read more at olswang.com

Americas
Sanofi is a global healthcare leader focused on patients’ needs, engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and Sanofi Genzyme. Read more at en.sanofi.com
Silicon Valley Bank (NASDAQ: SIVB) is the premier bank for technology, life science, venture capital, private equity and premium wine businesses. Silicon Valley Bank and its affiliates within SVB Financial Group provides industry knowledge and connections, financing, treasury management, corporate investment and international banking services to its clients worldwide. Read more at svb.com
MassBio is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1985 that represents and provides services and support for the Massachusetts life sciences industry. MassBio is committed to advancing Massachusetts' leadership in the life sciences to grow the industry, add value to the healthcare system and improve patient lives. Representing more than 650 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, research hospitals, and service organizations involved in life sciences and healthcare, MassBio works to advance policy and promote education, while providing member programs, events, industry information, and services. MassCONNECT, MassBio’s mentorship program, connects entrepreneurs with seasoned life sciences professionals to catalyze and commercialization innovation. Read more at massbio.org

Academic
Stanford University, located in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Read more at stanford.edu
Established university in London's vibrant East End, committed to high-quality teaching and research. They are closely collaborating with OneStart on supporting young entrepreneurs and are hosting this year’s biotech bootcamp in London. Read more at qmul.ac.uk
The University of Oxford is a world-leading centre of learning, teaching and research and the oldest university in the English-speaking world. Read more at ox.ac.uk
The Warsaw University of Technology (Politechnika Warszawska) is one of the leading institutes of technology in Poland, and one of the largest in Central Europe. Read more at pw.edu.pl