The initiative for this unique fund is a collaboration between Startup Funding Club (SFC), Simply Capital Partners (SCP), and Manchester’s BiOspace.
SCP’s Chair is the esteemed scientist, Dr. Farid Khan. Through Dr. Khan, his BiOspace team, and his network we have privileged access to some of the best nascent innovations in the bio-medtech sector, emanating from science parks and universities. He has the experience and the facilities, to conduct first-rate due diligence on prospective investment opportunities, their sector, and the competition. Dr Khan is a co-founder of the Science and Innovation Fund.
The Fund allows private investors to be involved in this innovative opportunity to finance the most promising companies in this sector at an early-stage when valuations are reasonable; while benefiting from the generous tax breaks available under the under the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS).
Bio-medtech is the application of engineering and technology principles to the domain of living or biological systems. It’s a booming industry, last year a record $5.6 billion was raised globally.
The Science and Innovation Fund will invest in a portfolio of between 5 and 10 carefully selected, nascent companies that have already made significant progress in developing solutions to problems.
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