AI for Drug Discovery, Biomarker Development and Advanced R&D Landscape Overview 2020

National Science Foundation

National Science Foundation

United States of America
Alexandria

America’s Seed Fund at the National Science Foundation awards nearly $200 million annually to startups and small businesses.

 

Founded
1950
Status
Private company

National Science Foundation's Portfolio

Cloud Pharmaceuticals delivers novel molecular designs of ligands to your druggable targets using our Quantum Molecular Design process deployed on …

Orbit Fab offers a supply of satellite propellant in Earth Orbit that expands the operational potential of new and existing …

TeselaGen has developed a powerful, cloud-based and AI-driven platform for accelerating the engineering of biological systems.

National Science Foundation's Competitors

In physics, 11.2 km/s is the escape velocity from Earth's gravity. They focus on emerging technologies such as AI, cybersecurity, …

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4DX Ventures is an early-stage project capital firm that builds the transformative businesses with entrepreneurs leveraging technology.

8VC

8VC aims to transform the technology infrastructure behind many industries.

Agoranov is a public Science & Tech incubator that provides mentorship, office space, funding, and consultancy services to startups. The …

ALS Investment Fund is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in early stage biotech companies that develop drugs and …

AME Cloud Ventures focuses on seed to later stage companies building infrastructure and value chains around data. It specializes in …

ARCH invests primarily in companies co-founded with leading scientists and entrepreneurs, concentrating on bringing to market innovations in life sciences. …

Abstract Ventures is a sector agnostic venture investor in pre-seed, seed, and Series A startup companies. It serves as pavers …

Advent Life Sciences is one of Europe’s leading venture teams investing in life sciences businesses.

A biotech venture capital firm.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., Landlord of Choice to the Life Science Industry, is the largest owner and pre-eminent

Alexandria Venture Investments is a strategic venture capital arm of Alexandria Real Estate Equities.

Alexandria Venture Investments is a venture capital firm that develops the work in real estate technology, and healthcare sectors.

Allen & Company is a family owned investment and advisory firm based in New York. The firm advises on M&A …

Alphabet Inc. provides online advertising services in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia-Pacific, Canada, and Latin …

Amplitude Venture Capital is an investment firm.

Andreessen Horowitz is a stage-agnostic venture capital firm with assets under management across multiple funds.

ARTIS Ventures (AV) partners with entrepreneurs who are driven to impact the world by reshaping and reinventing industries. The team …

AMV is a venture capital firm investing in early-stage digital health, tech, and life sciences companies. The firm has provided …

Atinum Investment is a principal investment firm.

Atlas Venture creates and invests in biotech startup companies with seed and early stage venture investments.

B Capital Group backs brash entrepreneurs building technology companies. With offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Singapore, B Capital …

BV is an independent venture fund established by Baidu in 2017. BV's investors include Baidu as well as other leading …

Baillie Gifford is an independently owned investment management firm. It is owned and run by 39 of its senior executives …

Bangarang Group

Basis Set Ventures is a venture capital firm specializing in early stage ventures. The firm invests in companies that are …

Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. is an evergreen fund specializing in early stage financing. It focuses on undervalued investment

Bloomberg Beta is an early-stage venture capital firm with $150M under management, capitalized solely by Bloomberg. The fund exists to …

Bold Capital Partners is an early-stage venture capital firm investing in life sciences, healthcare, and frontier tech companies.

Bristol-Myers Squibb engages in the discovery, development, licensing, manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of pharmaceuticals.

CLI Ventures is a global venture capital and private equity investment firm committed to helping exceptional entrepreneurs build the next …

Canaan is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in visionaries with transformative ideas.

Casdin Capital is a fundamental research investment firm focused on the life sciences and healthcare industry. It manages a long-short …

Celgene discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapies to treat cancer and immune-inflammatory-related diseases.

Chiesi Pharmaceuticals provides research, development, production, and marketing of medicines for respiratory, neonatology, rare diseases.

It is the first flagship healthcare private equity fund of China Life. As the major investment platform of healthcare investments …

City Hill Ventures, LLC is a health care focused investment firm based in San Diego, California, one of the leading …

Civilization Ventures invests in visionary founders that are leading the future of health tech and biology-driven innovation. We aim to …

Colt Ventures proving a broad range of investment activities and has the flexibility to invest in a wide variety of …

Cormorant Asset Management is an employee-owned hedge fund sponsor that provides its services to pooled investment vehicles.

Cota Capital is an SEC-registered multi-stage investment firm focused on private and public enterprise technology companies. Cota has invested in …

Creative Destruction Lab is a seed-stage program for massively scalable, science- and technology-based ventures.

Crowdcube is an equity crowdfunding platform for entrepreneurs of start-ups and growing businesses.

D. E. Shaw Research is engaged in scientific research and technological development in the field of computational biochemistry.

DFJ

DFJ is a VC firm that focuses on seed, venture and growth stage investments in enterprise, consumer, and disruptive technologies.

DFJ Growth invests in growth stage technology companies that are scaling rapidly and poised for market leadership. Based in Silicon …

DSC Investments invests in early stage and growth companies in the field of corporate identify and focus, IT, software, biotechnology,

Data Collective invests in entrepreneurs building big data, deep compute, and IT infrastructure companies.

Deep Knowledge Ventures is a Hong Kong based investment fund with teams in London, Geneva, and San Francisco. The fund …

Deerfield Capital Management (DCM) is a global fixed-income investment adviser

Dolby Family Ventures is an early stage venture firm focused on building great technology companies. They partner with best-in-class innovators …

Draper Associates is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in industry-transforming companies.

Drive Capital invests in innovative technology, healthcare, and consumer companies in the Midwest. The firm is looking for innovative entrepreneurs …

EASME is the European Union executive agency for SMEs in charge of Enterprise Europe Network, COSME, and other programs.

Investing since 1991, EDBI is a Singapore-based global investor in select high growth technology sectors ranging from Information & Communication …

Public company that plays an active role in the funding of viable and innovative technology projects in Spain

Epic Canadian Healthcare is a long-term fund focused on unique private Canadian healthcare companies generally unavailable

EcoR1 Capital is a biotech-focused investment advisory firm.

Eight roads ventures specializes in the fields of principal investments and real estate.

Elaia is an independent venture capital firm, focused on the digital economy and deep tech. With over €350m under management, …

Evotec is a drug discovery alliance company providing drug discovery solutions to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

F-Prime Capital is a venture capital firm investing in healthcare and technology.

By adopting revolutionary mechanisms, FREES FUND is devoted to change the long-established rules in the venture capital. By leveraging the …

Felicis is a VC firm investing in companies reinventing core markets, as well as those creating frontier technologies.

First Round is a venture capital firm that specializes in providing seed-stage funding to technology companies.

First Star partners with entrepreneurs solving real-world problems using data and machine learning, focusing on applications of frontier technologies such …

Flagship Pioneering conceives, creates, resources, and grows first-in-category ventures to transform human health and sustainability.

Foresite Capital provides catalytic capital to transformative healthcare companies at all stages.

Foundation Capital is a venture capital firm dedicated to the proposition that one entrepreneur's idea, with the right support, can …

Founders Factory is a global corporate-backed venture studio and accelerator.

Future Ventures is a financial services platform with a focus on disruptive technology companies such as commercial space exploration, deep …

GO CAPITAL is a private equity fund based in France.

GV

GV provides seed, venture, and growth stage funding to technology companies.

GeoSpock builds GeoSpock DB, the unique space-time analytics database that delivers rapid insights at a fraction of the cost.

Golden Ventures is a seed-stage venture capital fund that support founders.

Great Oaks is an early-stage venture investment firm that invests in seed and series a investments in tech-based startups.

GreenSky Capital is a venture capital and private equity firm that manages venture capital and provides financial advisory services. It …

HOF Capital partners with ambitious entrepreneurs from idea to IPO, helping them build the next generation of leading technology companies.

Co-working Space, International Business Acceleration Services, Venture Funding

HealthInc is a health tech accelerator based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands at the AHTC.

Heritage Provider Network (HPN) is a limited Knox-Keene licensed organization.

IA Ventures is a venture capital firm that specializes in seed-stage and early-stage investments in the fintech sector. The firm …

IndieBio is the largest biotech startup accelerator, run by SOSV.

Innovate UK holds funding competitions for businesses and research organizations in sectors, including emerging technologies.

Inovia Capital is a full-stack venture firm backing passionate tech founders with global ambitions.

ICF is a public financial institution that provide funding to catalan companies and entrepreneus.

Invus recognizes that every company is unique and that extraordinary business performance cannot be achieved by following a formulaic

Juvenescence Limited is a British Virgin Islands-based holding company that invests in human aging and longevity. Juvenescence has raised USD …

Kakao Ventures is one of the early-stage VCs in Korea, with a focus on everything mobile and software. Kakao Ventures …

Karlin Ventures is an early-stage venture capital fund based in Los Angeles. They are value-add partners helping entrepreneurs who take …

Khosla Ventures is a venture capital firm that focuses on environmentally friendly tech, internet, computing, mobile, and silicon tech.

Kleiner Perkins is a venture capital firm specializing in investing in early-stage, incubation, and growth companies.

LB Investment is one of the top VCs in Korea. LB invests in diverse industries ranging from Technology and Contents …

Labcorp specializes in providing physicians with laboratory tests. They develop new tests that provide enhanced accuracy and additional clinical information. …

Lanza Tech Ventures is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in early-stage companies.

LifeSci Venture Partners is an early-stage investment firm that invests in early-stage life sciences and healthcare companies.

Lifeforce Capital invests in digital health companies enabling new care delivery models or more efficient therapeutic development.

Lightstone Ventures is a leading global venture capital firm.

Lilly Asian Ventures makes venture capital investments in Asia for Eli Lilly and Company, a global innovation-driven pharmaceutical

Lilly Ventures is an Indiana-based venture capital firm that provides investment to companies in the life sciences sector.

Magnetic Ventures is an early stage venture capital firm investing at the intersection of life science and technology.

Mirae Asset Venture Investment invests in specialized enterprises and provides technology, funding and management consulting.

Mission and Market is a micro-venture capital firm focused on seed investments in many areas, including big data, software-powered biotech.

Monsanto Growth Ventures (MGV) is the venture capital group at Monsanto Company. Monsanto has a large footprint as a provider …

Morningside Venture Capital (“Morningside�) is one of China’s earliest early-stage venture investors.

NJF Capital is an investment firm that has supported innovative technology-based businesses across the world.

National Institutes of Health is a biomedical research facility in the United States that focuses on biomedical and health-related research.

New Wave Ventures is a privately owned fund seeking the opportunity to invest for the long term in companies with …

Nextech Invest is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in early, mid stage and late stage, and emerging …

Novo A/S is the holding company of the Novo Group, wholly-owned by the Novo Nordisk Foundation.

Investing in entrepreneurs, inventors and scientists who aim to benefit humanity by rewriting the operating systems of life.

OUP is a venture capital fund investing in start-ups that commercialize university research.

OrbiMed is a healthcare-dedicated investment firm focusing on biopharmaceuticals to medical devices and diagnostics.

Overkill Ventures is an angel fund that provides pre-seed funding to b2b software startups and helps them to get to …

Partner Fund Management provides services to pooled investment vehicles.

Pavilion Capital Partners is a growth-oriented private equity investor. It provides capital and strategic support to companies in the United …

Perceptive Advisors is a privately owned hedge fund sponsor that finances the public equity markets across the globe.

Pfizer is a pharmaceuticals and biotechnology company.

Pfizer Venture Investments is a venture capital firm.

Plug and Play is an innovation platform, bringing together startups and the world’s largest corporations.

Primary Venture Partners is a seed-stage venture firm focused on transformative, NYC-based startups. Managed by co-founders and General Partners Ben …

Qiming Venture Partners is a venture capital firm investing in the TMT and healthcare industries at the early and growth …

We help startups get from prototype to ramen profitable

Redalpine provides venture capital to highly scalable European start-ups. The firm's mission is to help talented entrepreneurs turn an ambitious …

Healthcare investment organization that does venture, growth and crossover investing across healthcare.

Seed fund led by Zal Bilimoria of a16z and co-founded by David Lee of SV Angel.

Reneo Capital Management, LP provides investment advisory services. The Company conducts business operations in the United States.

Rising Tide is a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm funding entrepreneurs that help carry the founders’ visions.

Roche is a pharmaceutical and diagnostics company that focused on improving people’s lives. Roche is the owner of F. Hoffmann-La …

The Roche Venture Fund is the name given to the corporate venture fund of the healthcare company Roche.

Ruvento ventures is dedicates to fund the best iot and hardware teams across USA and Asia.They invests in technologies that …

SIG's China venture capital and private equity activities are operated through SIG Asia Investments, LLLP (SAI).

SOSV is a global venture capital firm that operates startup accelerator investment programs.

SR One is the corporate venture capital arm of GlaxoSmithKline.

SV Angel is an angel firm that helps startups with business development, financing, M&A, and other strategic advice.

Sanabil Investments is a sovereign wealth fund specializing in direct and fund of funds investments.

Schrodinger develops a chemical simulation software for use in pharmaceutical and biotechnology research.

Schrödinger’s industry-leading computational platform facilitates the research efforts of biopharmaceutical and industrial companies, academic institutions, and government laboratories worldwide. Schrödinger …

Seed Capital is Denmark's largest seed stage venture capital fund investing in technology companies.

Sequoia Capital China is a VC firm focused on seed stage, mid stage, late stage, and growth investments in the …

Sinovation Ventures is a full-service venture capital firm that actively invests in the Chinese technology market.

Slow Ventures invests in companies central to the technology industry and those on the edges of science, society, and culture.

SoftBank Vision Fund is a subsidiary of Softbank Group that specializes in growth capital and social impact investments. Sectors that …

SoftBank Ventures Asia is the corporate venture capital arm of SoftBank Group that specializes in IT startup investment.

Soma Capital is a fund built by founders for founders that focuses on software.

Start Capital is a global seed and early stage investment company. They are looking for fast-growth companies with visionary entrepreneurs …

StartX is an educational non-profit that helps Stanford's top entrepreneurs.

Stripes is a growth equity firm that invests in software and branded consumer businesses to fuel the next generation of …

Since its inception in 1987, the Susquehanna International Group of Companies (SIG)* has grown from a trading firm on the …

Tavistock Group is an international private investment organization.

Tencent is an internet service portal offering value-added internet, mobile, telecom, and online advertising services.

Terra Magnum Capital Partners is a private equity firm specialized in both direct investments and fund investments.

Third Rock Ventures invests in transformational life science companies that show high growth potential

Threshold is an early-stage venture capital firm that focuses on conviction investment strategy.

True Ventures is a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage technology startups. True provides seed and Series A financing …

Two Sigma Ventures is an early-stage venture capital fund based in New York City investing capital and expertise in entrepreneurs …

UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund is an early-stage venture capital fund.

Devoted to provide complete incubation services, venture capital funds for high tech startups. In addition to this, it provides companies …

Uni-Innovate Group

WuXi AppTec provides a broad portfolio of R&D and manufacturing services that enable companies in the pharmaceutical.

Y Combinator is a startup accelerator that invests in a wide range of startups twice a year.

Invest in early stage biotechnology companies

Applies machine learning to DNA library to predict and optimize novel small molecule modulators for challenging drug targets.

ZhenFund invests in TMT, healthcare, and education among other sectors.

venBio is a life sciences investment firm that partners with industry leaders to build game-changing medicines and technologies.

Portfolio of National Science Foundation's Competitors

AccutarBio employs artificial intelligence to revolutionize drug discovery. With capabilities in side chain flexible mode ligand docking, virtual screening, and …

The convergence of big data, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence has allowed twoXAR to build a drug discovery platform that …

We accelerate preclinical drug development by applying machine learning to lead generation & optimization. Technology Modeling Using recently-developed machine learning …

OneThree Biotech is a VC backed startup working to change how new medicines are discovered using biology-driven AI. We all …

Using cutting-edge immunology, bioinformatics, and machine learning methods, Evaxion Biotech is discovering and developing 'best in class’ vaccines for infectious …

Cotinga Pharmaceuticals (COT.V) (formerly “Critical Outcome Technologies Inc.”) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing treatments for a broad range …

Aqemia’s ambition is to discover better and more innovative therapeutic molecules faster. Better molecules because our physics-based technology has unparalleled …

Develops small-molecule therapeutics using software including proprietary AI–molecular modelling algorithm.

Standigm is an AI-driven drug discovery company. Applying its own innovative AI to the real world, Standigm currently has more …

Founded by Flagship Pioneering, Cellarity is the first company developing medicines through an understanding of cell behaviors. The company’s broad …

Cyclica is a biotechnology company that leverages AI and computational biophysics to decentralize drug discovery. The company approaches polypharmacology with …

Quantitative Medicine is an early stage computational biology company based out of Revv Oakland in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The company is …

Genialis tackles diseases of unmet need with in silico precision medicine, blending compbio & AI for translational & clinical discovery.

We are an Oxford, UK-based company with a unique and powerful computer-based drug discovery platform and a specialised approach to …

Anima Biotech is advancing Translation Control Therapeutics, the first and only platform for the discovery of small molecule drugs that …

Qulab automates molecular drug design by leveraging on the power of artificial intelligence and quantum computers.

Nanna Therapeutics is a drug discovery company addressing age-related diseases for which others are failing to provide effective treatments.

Auransa Inc. is an AI-driven pharmaceutical startup focusing on developing precise medicines for cancer, aging-related diseases and other disorders. We …

The Atomwise Advantage Using computers to discover medicines is a great idea, but execution is everything. With lives and budgets …

Syntekabio is a leading AI-driven drug discovery company that uses machine learning and supercomputing to discover new drugs.

Insilico Medicine, an artificial intelligence company headquartered in Rockville, MD, pioneered the applications of the generative adversarial networks (GANs), reinforcement …

We accelerate protein lead optimisation and discovery through AI. The science behind sequence-structure-function relationships in proteins is not fully understood. …

Pepticom is using its AI proprietary technology to design novel peptide drug candidates.

Biopharma company specialized in research in medicinal chemistry of preclinical drug candidates.

Acellera is a technology company focused on delivering services and solutions to companies and academic institutions on computing intensive, mission …

Our company, ProteinQure, will use quantum computing and artificial intelligence for the computational design of protein-based drugs. These drugs are …

XtalPi is a pharmaceutical technology company that is reinventing the industry’s approach to drug research and development with its Intelligent …

Silicon Therapeutics is an integrated physics driven drug discovery company focused on developing novel medicines for diseases with targets that …

SEngine Precision Medicine has engineered an innovative approach to identify and develop the next generation of cancer targeted drugs.

UNP has created a unique platform that closely marries prediction with experiment. This rapid, intelligent learning loop has allowed UNP …

Medicinal Chemistry as a Service powered by Machine Learning.

MAbSilico is a deeptech company from French academic research labs. Founded in 2017, MAbSilico is a software editor with the …

Bioxcel Corporation is a biopharmaceutical company pioneering the application of artificial intelligence and big data analytics integrated with drug development …

Arbor Biotechnologies is an early stage life sciences company pushing the boundaries of biodiscovery. Arbor’s platform employs a diverse set …

Pharos I&BT Co., Ltd. will develop an intractable rare disease drug, based on the improvement of healthcare platforms through disease …

Mind the Byte is a bioinformatics company that develops and provides software for computational drug discovery using Big Data and …

Verge Genomics uses machine learning and human genomics to accelerate drug discovery

Celsius Therapeutics develop life-changing medicines and discover critical biomarkers for patient care by better understanding the cellular ecosystem of diseases …

Optibrium provides drug discovery software solutions that bring confidence to the selection and design of high quality candidate drugs. The …

Haystack declares that synthesized some of the most diverse and drug-like chemical libraries on earth. Haystack utilizes the nDexer™ platform …

Applies machine learning to DNA library to predict and optimize novel small molecule modulators for challenging drug targets.

Virvio is a pre-clinical biotherapeutic discovery company and world leader in computationally designed protein scaffolds called 'mini-binders'​. Our platform generates …

Erasca creating a new generation of oncology drugs intended to not just treat, but actually cure Cancer.

ApexQubit is a biotechnology company that is harnessing frontier technologies for discovery of new medicines and better health for humanity.

Precisionlife is an A.I. solutions company innovating analytics to solve grand challenges in health, food and smart living. Our precisionLIFE …

Antibody drug discovery in 1 day

Intomics is specialized in deriving core biological insights from analysis and integration of biomedical big data. We increase the success …

Arrakis Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company pioneering the discovery of a new class of medicines. Our goal is to interrogate …

Our disruptive software technology identifies drug candidates based on the geometry of protein binding sites and their drug-target interactions, paving …

Structura builds software that enables fast, accurate and automated electron cryo-microscopy (cryo-EM) for drug discovery and research. We work closely …

Flatiron Health is a healthcare technology company that aims to improve lives by learning from the experience of every cancer …

Foundation Medicine is a molecular information company dedicated to a transformation in cancer care in which treatment is informed by …

A2A Pharmaceuticals is a biotechnology company committed to the advancement of innovative scientific research and new therapeutic agents.

Deep Genomics recruits from among the top 1% of recent graduates and seasoned experts at the intersection of genomics, drug …

We apply our novel AI based platform to small molecule chemical design challenges to increase speed and success while reducing …

Turbine models how cancer works on the molecular level and tests millions of potential drugs on it with artificial intelligence. …

Relay Therapeutics is a new breed of company at the intersection of computation and biotechnology that is committed to creating …