121 Science and Engineering Startups to Watch in 2021

Science and Engineering's tech sector is booming. This year’s list of the best 121 Science and Engineering tech startups is an eclectic mix of hyper-growth scaleups, small creative startups and everything in between.

The last update was made on September 12, 2021.

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Fabric

Fabric is a company that builds a supply-chain allowing retailers to offer sustainable delivery service to their online customers.

Tel Aviv   101-250   $136,000,000  

GloVo

GloVo is a global volunteers’ platform that connects volunteers to various events based on their location, interests, and abilities.

Athens   1001-5000    

Evotec

Evotec is a drug discovery alliance and development partnership company.

Hamburg   1001-5000   $159,870,166  

Global Fashion Group

Global Fashion Group designs a shopping platform that brings fashion online across 27 countries.

Luxembourg   5001-10000   $562,666,068  

Demodesk

Demodesk is the first intelligent online meeting tool for inside sales and customer service teams

Munich   11-50   $2,600,000  

Abcam

Abcam is a producer and distributor of high quality research-grade antibodies and associated proteomics research products.

Cambridge   251-500   $335,736,300  

Logz

Logz.io provides a scalable and intelligent machine data analytics platform built on ELK and Grafana for monitoring modern applications.

Tel Aviv   101-250   $98,900,000  

responsAbility

ResponsAbility offers professionally-managed investment solutions to private, institutional, and public investors.

Zürich   251-500   $175,000,000  

Zenaton

Zenaton provides a SaaS technology to orchestrate your background tasks and create world-class business processes.

Paris   11-50   $2,350,000  

FiveAI

FiveAI provides software for safe and cost effective urban mobility in public transport and solution to complex urban environments.

Cambridge   51-100   $37,700,000  

Kitman Labs

The World's First Athlete Optimization System

Dublin   11-50   $13,398,272  

SenSat

SenSat simulates reality in real time, which helps computers solve real world problems.

London   51-100   $15,046,951  

Cellestia Biotech

Cellestia is a bio-pharmaceutical company with strategic focus on anti-cancer drugs modulating the NOTCH signaling pathway.

Lausanne   11-50   $28,307,144  

3D Hubs

3D Hubs makes manufacturing easy from prototyping to production.

Amsterdam   51-100   $29,499,998  

Wiliot

WIliot is a fabless semiconductor company developing passive SoC platforms for the IoT market.

Tel Aviv   11-50   $49,000,000  

Boxever

Boxever is a customer intelligence cloud for marketers.

Dublin   51-100   $19,000,000  

Fluidic Analytics

Fluidic Analytics designs, develops and manufactures tools that seek to revolutionise the way proteins are characterised.

Cambridge   11-50   $40,724,544  

Dixa

Dixa is conversational customer engagement software that connects brands with customers through real-time communication

Copenhagen   51-100   $16,889,967  

D-Orbit

D-Orbit is the first in-space transportation company, providing solutions for moving, precise deployment and removing satellites.

Milan   11-50   $7,620,915  

Peltarion

Create real-world AI applications – at scale and at speed – with the first operational AI platform from Peltarion.

Stockholm   51-100   $36,784,860  

Signicat

Signicat is a digital identity service provider (DISP) and one of the leading providers of e-ID and e-signature solutions in Europe.

Trondheim   51-100   $8,770,105  

Filippo Loreti

Defining characters through premium designer accessories at fair prices.

Vilnius   51-100   $10,325,052  

Greenbird Integration Technology

Greenbird provides Utilihive, the Operating System for the DIgital Utility and Energy Cloud.

Oslo   51-100   $8,171,136  

Genmab

Genmab is a biotechnology company focused on developing fully human antibody therapeutics for the potential treatment of cancer.

Copenhagen   501-1000   $204,300,000  

DNA Script

DNA Script is focused on the manufacturing of synthetic DNA using a proprietary template-free enzymatic technology.

Paris   11-50   $62,644,096  

GeoSpock

GeoSpock is an extreme-scale spatial big data platform company that provides analytics, visualisation & builds insight.

Cambridge   51-100   $32,840,768  

Magazino

Magazino develops mobile, perception driven robots for warehouse logistics and intralogistics.

Munich   11-50   $24,800,000  

Daisie

Daisie brings creators together and supports them to do amazing work.

Brighton   1-10   $2,900,000  

HiFiBiO

HiFiBiO is a biotherapeutics company that mobilizes the human immune system to combat disease.

Paris   101-250   $104,500,000  

Aerogen

Aerogen is a medical device and drug delivery company.

Galway   51-100   $33,703,888  

ENTEROME

Enterome is a medicine company developing drugs for chronic medical conditions relating to abnormalities of bacterial composition.

Paris   11-50   $123,770,822  

IPV

IPV is a provider of multi-media content management systems

Cambridge   11-50   $2,747,098  

Vesper

Vesper is a French on-demand alcohol and snacks delivery service.

Lyon   11-50    

Agendia

Agendia provides molecular diagnostics and personalized treatment plans for cancer patients.

Amsterdam   51-100   $182,340,522  

Frontier Developments

Frontier is a UK games developer and publisher based in Cambridge.

Cambridge   251-500   $23,246,956  

Cambridge Cancer Genomics

Cambridge Cancer Genomics develops precision oncology solutions to transform the way cancer patients are treated.

Cambridge   11-50   $8,500,000  

Voysis

Voysis believe voice will soon be the first point of contact between ‘man’ and machine

Dublin   11-50   $8,000,000  

Aprea

Aprea focuses on the discovery and development of novel anticancer compounds reactivating the tumor suppressor protein p53.

Stockholm   11-50   $112,875,756  

BIO-LUTIONS

BIO-LUTIONS offers sustainable packaging and disposable tableware solutions made of agricultural residues.

Hamburg   11-50   $11,209,814  

Cashforce

Cashforce focuses on the improvement and automatization of Cash & Treasury processes in medium to large enterprises.

Antwerp   11-50   $9,056,696  

Alvotech

Alvotech is a global biopharmaceutical company, focused on developing biosimilar versions of leading monoclonal antibodies molecules.

Reykjavík   51-100   $350,000,000  

Eligo Bioscience

Eligobiotics provides a new approach to explore, understand, and control bacterial ecosystems both in human and animals.

Paris   11-50   $27,403,010  

Fineway

Fineway makes free instant trip planning for everyone.

Munich   101-250   $20,989,973  

InnovaFeed

InnovaFeed is a biotech company producing insect-based protein for the feed industry.

Paris   101-250   $63,921,072  

UltraSoC Technologies

UltraSoC Technologies provides SoC infrastructure to enable rapid development of embedded systems.

Cambridge   11-50   $21,284,577  

PHENIX

PHENIX is a web and service platform specialized in the reduction of waste.

Paris   51-100   $17,052,004  

ZenRobotics

ZenRobotics is a supplier of intelligent sorting robots for the waste industry.

Helsinki   51-100   $18,522,423  

Getinge

Getinge identifies customer issues and promotes clinical and economic benefits and follow and support the customer decision process.

Gothenburg   10001   $539,307,200  

Source{d}

Source{d} is the data platform for your software development life cycle.

Madrid   11-50   $6,000,000  

Fetch.AI

Fetch.AI is an artificial intelligence and digital economics company based in Cambridge, UK.

Cambridge   11-50   $21,000,000  

Ottopia

Ottopia is the teleoperation company, providing a platform that enables humans to safely control any type of vehicle from afar.

Tel Aviv   11-50   $3,000,000  

AYLIEN

AYLIEN is an artificial intelligence startup that focuses on creating technologies that help machines understand human languages better.

Dublin   11-50   $3,795,294  

Switch

Switch provides the technical infrastructure for transaction orchestration across the entire payments value chain.

Porto   11-50    

Artios Pharma

Artios is a DNA Damage Response (DDR) company focussed on developing first-in-class treatments for cancer.

Cambridge   1-10   $115,582,868  

Oryzon Genomics

Oryzon Genomics develops diagnostic and therapeutic tools based on identified biomarker genes and proteins.

Madrid   501-1000   $92,761,006  

Markafoni

Markafoni is a Turkish shopping portal offering clothing and fashion accessories.

Istanbul   501-1000   $7,500,000  

Kide Science

Kide Science helps educators support young children’s scientific thinking through play-based learning and storytelling.

Helsinki   1-10   $1,301,977  

Sphere Fluidics

Sphere Fluidics develops products for use in single cell analysis and characterization, and provides associated collaborative R&D services.

Cambridge   11-50   $19,804,627  

Kambr

Raising airline revenue performance through Software, Consultancy and Content.

Amsterdam   11-50   $4,000,000  

myTomorrows

myTomorrows is an online platform that enables its users to obtain healthcare services in the form of diagnostic tests and drugs.

Amsterdam   11-50   $22,154,866  

Orano

Orano is a nuclear fuel cycle company.

Paris   10001   $611,310,466  

Eagle Genomics

Eagle Genomics is a enterprise software solutions company to enable the management, orchestration and exploitation of life sciences data.

Cambridge   11-50   $11,125,399  

CMR Surgical

CMR Surgical is developing the next-generation surgical robotic system for minimal access surgery.

Cambridge   251-500   $384,838,304  

Themis Bioscience

Themis Bioscience is a start-up biotechnology company.

Vienna   11-50   $81,564,212  

ScanTrust

ScanTrust provides a secure cloud-based IoT platform for production authentication and supply chain visibility solutions.

Lausanne   11-50   $5,689,430  

GenSight Biologics

GenSight Biologics develops gene therapy-based treatments for retinal degenerative diseases.

Paris   11-50   $111,933,112  

Stratio Automotive

Fusing automotive engineering with scientific research, we are leveraging machine learning to automate anomaly and fault detection.

Lisbon   51-100   $3,503,854  

Zervant

Zervant is a market leading pan-European provider of online invoicing solutions

Espoo   11-50   $16,173,687  

Swipii

Customer loyalty, card-linking, automated marketing, open banking, digital, SMB, local businesses

Glasgow   11-50   $4,737,087  

PinMeTo

We help chains and franchises reach all customers on all relevant online platforms.

Malmö   11-50   $5,096,897  

DOCTENA

DOCTENA is a next generation medical booking platform, dedicated to helping patients have easier access to the doctors agendas.

Luxembourg   51-100   $14,289,284  

Arsanis

Arsanis is a biopharmaceutical company developing infectious disease treatments based on bacterial protein and carbohydrate antigens.

Vienna   11-50   $120,270,317  

Giant Swarm

Giant Swarm is to give everyone the power and freedom to build modern software that runs their world.

Cologne   11-50   $3,325,000  

The Cambridge Satchel Company

Beautiful leather satchels and music bags in a variety of sizes, colours, backpack or shoulder strap styles.

Cambridge   101-250   $21,000,000  

Mavenoid

Mavenoid builds human-friendly troubleshooting software that helps people discover what’s wrong and how to fix it.

Stockholm   1-10   $1,900,000  

Tilkee

Tilkee is a cloud based app that increases sales team's closing rate and optimizes prospects follow-up by tracking business proposals.

Lyon   11-50   $4,907,831  

Autobutler

Autobutler provides information on automobile repair service providers that helps users in comparing service costs.

Copenhagen   51-100   $7,900,163  

Mainstay Medical

Mainstay Medical is a global medical device company that is developing devices to deliver innovative therapies.

Dublin   101-250   $112,437,456  

Toposens

Toposens builds highly robust and low-cost near-field 3D ultrasound vision technology for robotics and autonomous vehicles.

Munich   11-50   $2,240,018  

Greenely

Greenely is an energy management tool ans app where households will be able to get an overview of their energy consumption.

Stockholm   1-10   $3,419,043  

CorrosionRADAR

Smarter infrastructure using Industrial Internet of Things and Predictive Analytics

Cambridge   1-10   $2,139,190  

Avantium Technologies

Avantium Technologies provides high-throughput R&D technologies for applications in the energy, chemicals and pharmaceutical industries.

Amsterdam   51-100   $199,790,567  

Conjoule

Conjoule develops a platform for offering and purchasing local electricity.

Essen   43840   $5,128,427  

Codasip

Codasip is the company that automates customization of risc-v processors and toolchains.

Munich   101-250   $15,300,000  

Uptime

Uptime.ac maintains and modernizes elevators of all makes.

Paris   11-50   $11,056,621  

The Curious AI Company

Curious AI is a deep tech startup. Building on decades of research, we build future AI components capable of e.g. autonomy and exploration.

Helsinki   11-50   $5,898,207  

STAT-Dx

STAT-Dx is focused on the development of near-patient testing products for healthcare professionals.

Barcelona     $60,260,348  

FIRE1

FIRE1 and is based in Dublin, Ireland, will focus on developing novel therapeutic devices.

Dublin     $57,137,214  

Inflazome

Inflammasomes generate signals that cause immune cells to fight infections.

Dublin   11-50   $63,822,006  

SettleMint NV

SettleMint makes it easy and fast for any organization to create business solutions on any blockchain.

Leuven   11-50   $3,793,696  

OxThera

OxThera develops products for the treatment of metabolic disorders resulting from excess levels of oxalate.

Stockholm     $87,562,618  

Healthera

Healthera is a provider of next-generation, pharmacy-integrated personal health management solutions.

Cambridge   11-50   $10,506,233  

Adfenix

Adfenix collect & make sense of the world's real estate data.

Gothenburg   51-100   $6,000,000  

MyKronoz

MyKronoz is a Swiss company that manufactures, designs, and develops wearable devices.

Geneva   11-50   $17,350,469  

Strongbridge Biopharma

Strongbridge Biopharma is a clinical and financial foundation to connect patients with new treatments for rare diseases.

Dublin   101-250   $139,000,000  

Carrick Therapeutics

Carrick Therapeutics is pioneering a portfolio of unique, first in class, cancer treatments.

Dublin   51-100   $95,000,000  

Remoto

Remoto is a global corporation that is specialized in solutions and platforms in the Connected Car sector.

Lausanne   51-100   $2,170,000  

Elaphe Propulsion Technologies

Elaphe Propulsion Technologies is a leading developer of direct-drive in-wheel electric propulsion technology for electric vehicles.

Ljubljana   51-100   $12,378,993  

GNA Biosolutions

GNA Biosolutions is a private molecular diagnostics company.

Munich   11-50   $20,006,110  

Zeetta Networks

Zeetta Networks simplifies the monitoring, management and automation of complex ICT networks

Bristol   11-50   $4,084,234  

Onxeo

Onxeo is a biotechnology company that develops drugs for oncology.

Paris   11-50   $45,219,356  

Industrial Phycology

Industrial Phycology has designed and patented a system to harness the power of algae to remove nutrients.

Bristol   1-10   $2,607,761  

Whispr

Voice guidance and on-demand expertise for frontline workers

Copenhagen   1-10   $750,000  

IOmx Therapeutics

iOmx Therapeutics focuses on the development of first-in-class cancer therapeutics.

Munich   11-50   $44,610,494  

Orphazyme

Orphazyme develops innovative new therapies for the treatment of a family of serious genetic disorders called lysosomal storage diseases.

Copenhagen   51-100   $154,214,088  

axial3D

axial3D is 3D printing anatomical models for the healthcare industry.

Belfast   43840   $3,646,796  

Leaf Space

Leaf Space wants to simplify the access to Space for microsatellites’ operators.

Milan   1-10   $2,700,769  

Faregames

Flaregames is a mobile game publisher and developer focused on offering free-to-play games for phones and tablets.

Karlsruhe   101-250   $22,713,906  

RealityMine

RealityMine is a tech leader in high quality passive research, enabling clients to reveal unique insights from real life consumer behaviour.

Manchester   51-100   $20,618,078  

Oculis

Oculis is a clinical-stage, privately held, pharmaceutical development company focusing on ophthalmic drugs and novel drug delivery.

Reykjavík   11-50   $37,355,908  

Sitemark

Sitemark is an AI-Powered Aerial Data Platform.

Leuven   11-50   $3,274,901  

Miuros

Miuros is a cloud-based platform, transparently integrated into your everyday tools.

Lyon   11-50   $2,391,211  

F-star Biotechnology

F-star is developing a pipeline of novel bispecific antibodies with a therapeutic focus in immuno-oncology and oncology.

Cambridge   51-100   $57,285,715  

Rovco

3D vision and artificial intelligence applied to subsea robotics servicing offshore wind & oil decommissioning

Bristol   11-50   $5,176,423  

SEGRON

Test Automation provider that offers true End2End testing of multiple interfaces and technologies under one platform.

Amsterdam   51-100   $3,411,451  

Unomaly

Unomaly A new way of monitoring critical systems and digital environments.

Stockholm   11-50   $5,205,368  

Repositive

Repositive offers a platform that enables individuals to access and share human genomic data.

Cambridge   1-10   $4,275,825  

Game Insight

Game Insight is a developer and publisher of free-to-play games for Facebook, iPad, iPhone, Android, Amazon, Windows 8 and Windows Phone.

Vilnius   501-1000   $9,000,000  

MP Objects

MPO provides a global SaaS platform for order planning and execution that leverages existing enterprise investments in software.

Rotterdam   51-100   $10,000,000  

Lucinity

Lucinity is the Intelligent AML solution company that empowers clients to detect suspicious behavior patterns and improve review efficiency.

Reykjavík   11-50   $2,000,000  

Endomag

Endomag is a medical technology company devoted to improving breast cancer care through its magnetic sensing technologies.

Cambridge   11-50   $19,785,556  

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