27 Manufacturing Startups in UK to Watch in 2020

UK's Manufacturing sector is booming. This year’s list of the best 27 UK Manufacturing 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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A multi-disciplinary team, based in Cambridge, working to solve some of the most difficult problems in biotechnology.

Cambridge   11-50   $32,586,107  


RepKnight provides SaaS platforms for Data Breach Detection, Dark Web Monitoring and Cyber Threat Intelligence.

Belfast   11-50   $7,193,462  


Workspace software. Simplified.

Bristol   1-10   $553,254  

Nanna Therapeutics

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

Cambridge     $1,083,425  

Bluecrest Health Screening

Bluecrest Health Screening is a privately run health screening company founded in the UK in 2012.

Liverpool   101-250   $21,168,395  

Phico Therapeutics

Phico Therapeutics is developing a unique antibiotic technology to destroy multi-drug resistant bacteria in the human anatomy.

Cambridge   11-50   $20,602,390  


Droplet is an app that lets you collect rewards on your phone and pay in your favourite places hands-free It's also completely transaction

Birmingham   11-50   $2,394,547  


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

Aberdeen   101-250   $9,130,905  

Zilift Limited

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

Aberdeen   11-50   $6,446,829  


NeoPhore is creating novel small molecule immuno-oncology therapeutics.

Cambridge   1-10   $3,959,920  

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  


Celebrity Video Messaging platform used by 100s of celebrities to record personal videos messages for birthdays, proposals, endorsements etc

Bristol   1-10    


SwapBots brings toys to life using the magic of augmented reality

Liverpool   1-10   $85,000  

Northern Bloc

Northern Bloc is an ice cream brand.

Leeds     $624,813  


Smarter Bot Management using Intent Analytics™ powered by machine learning. A sophisticated approach for sophisticated threats.

Manchester   51-100    

Arcus Studio

A specialist 2D animation studio creating high quality content across a variety of platforms

Newcastle   43840   $125,439  

The Football Pools

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



REFSIX is a smartwatch and mobile app for Football Referees.


Harrison Goddard Foote

Harrison Goddard Foote is a global intellectual property rights specialists.

Leeds   11-50    

Bibby Line Group

Bibby Line Group is a diverse and forward-looking family business.

Liverpool   10001    

Henry Bath & Son

Over 220 years of experience in storing and handling metals traded on the London Metal Exchange

Liverpool   51-100    

Viking SeaTech

Viking SeaTech is a provider of marine services to the energy industry.


North Sea Midstream Partners

North Sea Midstream Partners is a pipeline operator.


Crosby Coffee

Crosby Coffee is a specialist coffee supplier company.

Liverpool   1-10    

S4H Limited

S4H is a social enterprise that aims to remove barriers for deaf individuals in sectors such as education and employment.

Liverpool   1-10    

Seasafe Marine Software

Seasafe Marine Software is a company that specializes in on-board loading and stability software to help customers.


Delta Print and Packaging

Delta Print and Packaging is a specialist manufacturer of printed folding carton packaging.

Belfast   135010    

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