33 Greentech Startups in UK to Watch in 2020

UK's Greentech sector is booming. This year’s list of the best 33 UK Greentech startups is an eclectic mix of hyper-growth scaleups, small creative startups and everything in between.

The last update was made on January 24, 2023.

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Bristol   11-50   $6,903,859  

Lightsource Renewable Energy

Lightsource is a provider of ground and rooftop solar installations in the UK.

London   251-500   $534,448,873  


Cervest is building an AI-first platform to help businesses, governments and growers adapt to climate volatility, and protect our planet.

London   11-50   $5,824,407  


Kymab is engaged in the discovery and development of human monoclonal antibody therapeutics.

Cambridge   101-250   $229,400,000  


A multi-disciplinary team, based in Cambridge, working to solve some of the most difficult problems in biotechnology.

Cambridge   11-50   $32,586,107  

Sano Genetics

Sano Genetics is a personalised medicine research platform with data privacy and transparency at its core.

Cambridge   1-10   $659,241  

Cambridge Communication Systems

Cambridge Communication Systems Limited develops microwave backhaul systems for the mobile communications industry.

Cambridge   11-50   $18,861,277  

Bullitt Group

Bullitt Group offers go-to-market solutions for brands that wish to extend into mobile or audio products.

Reading   51-100   $5,438,836  


SATAVIA provides airlines with decision intelligence to make aviation smarter.

Cambridge   11-50   $2,215,081  


Apitope is a European biotech company

Bristol   11-50   $26,445,728  

Sparrows Offshore Group

Sparrows Offshore Group is a provider of specialist equipment and integrated engineering services to the energy industry.

Aberdeen   1001-5000   $161,014,001  


SaltDNA is the first company to provide a solution for encrypted communications between devices with centralised control for the enterprise.

Belfast   11-50   $3,000,000  


NovaBiotics is aclinical-stage biotechnology company.

Aberdeen   11-50   $15,959,706  


Petrotechnics offers solutions and tools that allow precarious industry organizations to reduce risk, optimize operations and more.

Aberdeen   101-250   $9,130,905  


Adapttech develops ingenious biomedical technologies to help people with physical limitations improve their quality of life

Birmingham     $1,710,058  

Zilift Limited

Zilift develops innovative artificial lift solutions for the upstream oil and gas industry.

Aberdeen   11-50   $6,446,829  

Scopus Engineering

Scopus Engineering is a market-leading laser scanning, dimensional control and lean engineering company

Aberdeen   251-500   $19,397,223  

PIB Insurance

PIB is a dynamic insurance broker employing outstanding individuals with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the insurance market.

Birmingham   51-100   $4,216,727  


Yodel is an independently owned parcel carrier, offering a wide range of delivery options to suit business needs.

Liverpool   5001-10000    

Hajj Guider

Hajj Guider develops a wearable technology band that enables users to monitor their friends or families during Hajj and Umrah.

Aberdeen   43840   $5,000  


PrepMyFood helps busy professionals pre-order food and ensures the meal is prepared when they arrive at the restaurant.

Aberdeen   43840   $40,000  

The Football Pools

The Football Pools Limited operates as a football pool betting company in the United Kingdom.



AppAttic's games engage users for positive behaviour change and provide data for research, potentially saving the health economy billions.

Belfast   43840    


Global and International Payroll, Tax, Expatriate Tax and Payroll Services.

Aberdeen   101-250    

Aquapak Polymers

Aquapak Polymers is focusing on bringing multi-functional plastics into a circular economy.

Birmingham   1-10    

D.C. Thomson & Co.

DC Thomson & Co is a publishing house focused on newspapers, magazines, comics, and books.

Aberdeen   1001-5000    


Coltel is a provider of integrated business communications, information technology and testing services.

Aberdeen   11-50    


Romar specializes in the provision of innovative, cost-effective technologies associated with magnetic separation.


Spencer Coatings Group

Spencer Coatings are the independent industrial coatings manufacturer.


R4 Robotics

R4 Robotics is use the Northern Michigan Unmanned Aerial Systems Consortium for an official FAA test flight of our aerial inspection drones.


Innovair Limited

Innovair Limited provides Professional Land Surveying services throughout Aberdeenshire utilising the latest in UAV (drone) technology.

Aberdeen   43840    


A personal space to record and develop your startup ideas

Aberdeen   43840    

Century Business Systems

Century Business Systems is one of the leading suppliers of computer systems in the North East of Scotland.

Aberdeen   43840    

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