Orbit Discovery

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Orbit Discovery is a peptide display technology company that identifies peptide drugs for chronic diseases. The Company’s Orbit in vitro display technology uses small beads to link randomized peptide sequences to the DNA which encodes them; and provides screening tools that support the discovery of peptides for a range of disease types. It focuses on establishing a screening platform that identifies peptide drug candidates for internal industry drug discovery programs and via collaborative research.

HQOxford, GB

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)32
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Orbit Discovery

Alex Batchelor

Alex Batchelor

Director (Ceo)
Terry Rabbitts

Terry Rabbitts

Graham Ogg

Graham Ogg

Tom McCarthy

Tom McCarthy

Lilly Bussmann

Lilly Bussmann

Barnaby Martin

Barnaby Martin

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Orbit Discovery Office Locations

Orbit Discovery has offices in Oxford and London
Oxford, GB (HQ)
Magdalen Centre, Robert Robinson Ave, Littlemore
London, GB
Moray House, 23-31 Great Titchfield St, Fitzrovia
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Orbit Discovery Financials and Metrics

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Orbit Discovery total Funding

$9.4 m

Orbit Discovery latest funding size

$9.20 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Orbit Discovery investors

Orbit Discovery's latest funding round in May 2018 was reported to be $9.2 m. In total, Orbit Discovery has raised $9.4 m
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Orbit Discovery Revenue

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GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018



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Current Assets

FY, 2017

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Orbit Discovery Cybersecurity Score

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Orbit Discovery Online and Social Media Presence

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Orbit Discovery Blogs

Graham Simpson

Graham is Managing Director of Daring Bio Ltd, a drug discovery consultancy for pharma, biotech, academic and investor clients. Graham has built up a highly credible reputation in the industry and is an expert in medicinal chemistry and drug discovery from target to candidate across small molecule,…

LSX World Congress, London | 4 – 5 February 2020

LSX World Congress gathers the founders and CEOs of innovative start-ups through to publicly listed life science giants, and everyone in between. It represents the breadth and depth of the cutting-edge research and technology driving the advances in the industry right now and in the near future. The…

January 23, 2020 | Orbit Discovery awarded Innovate UK Smart Grant to incorporate Unnatural Amino Acids (UAAs) into Highly Complex Peptide Libraries

We are pleased to announce that Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, has recognised this opportunity to improve the development of peptide therapeutics, and awarded Orbit a grant to further develop its peptide display platform with the incorporation of unnatural amino acids (UAAs). The grant f…

Biotech Showcase, San Francisco | 13 – 15 January 2020

The investor conference that drives the future of drug development. With more than $400 billion in capital represented, Biotech Showcase, January 13–15, 2020, is one of the industry’s leading investor conferences expecting more than 3,700 attendees, 2,200 companies, and over 1,000 investors. Alex B…

Kevin Moulder

Kevin has over 30 years’ experience in pharmaceutical discovery and development in the fields of oncology, inflammation, immunology, cardiovascular and infectious diseases. He has served in research leadership positions in 9 international biotechnology companies including Biogen, Domantis, F-Star an…

Synthetic Biology UK, Warwick | 9 – 10 December 2019

Synthetic biology is a convergence of multiple fields that can generate both improved understanding of biological systems as well as cutting-edge biotechnology. Synthetic Biology UK 2019 will explore the unique opportunities of research in a number of areas of synthetic biology, establishing likely…
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Orbit Discovery Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Orbit Discovery founded?

    Orbit Discovery was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Orbit Discovery key executives?

    Orbit Discovery's key executives are Alex Batchelor, Terry Rabbitts and Graham Ogg.

  • How many employees does Orbit Discovery have?

    Orbit Discovery has 32 employees.

  • Who are Orbit Discovery competitors?

    Competitors of Orbit Discovery include TauRx, Symcel and SAVA Healthcare.

  • Where is Orbit Discovery headquarters?

    Orbit Discovery headquarters is located at Magdalen Centre, Robert Robinson Ave, Littlemore, Oxford.

  • Where are Orbit Discovery offices?

    Orbit Discovery has offices in Oxford and London.

  • How many offices does Orbit Discovery have?

    Orbit Discovery has 2 offices.