Our Innovation Analysts recently looked into emerging technologies and up-and-coming startups in the healthcare industry. As there is a large number of startups working on a wide variety of solutions, we decided to share our insights with you. This time, we are taking a look at 4 promising anti-aging medicine solutions.
Heat Map: 4 Top Anti-Aging Medicine Startups
For our 4 picks of anti-aging medicine solutions, we used a data-driven startup scouting approach to identify the most relevant solutions globally. The Global Startup Heat Map below highlights 4 interesting examples out of 204 relevant solutions. Depending on your specific needs, your top picks might look entirely different.
AgeX Therapeutics – Tissue & Organ Regeneration
Scientists propose to fight aging through a generation of young pluripotent stem cell-derived cellular therapies, used in repairing tissues of aged human bodies afflicted with degenerative disease. The US-based biotechnology company AgeX Therapeutics focuses on the development of novel therapeutics for age-related degenerative diseases. The company applies its proprietary technology platform related to telomerase-mediated cell immortality and regenerative biology to address a broad range of age-related diseases.
Repair Biotechnologies – Proteins Recovery
The breakdown and synthesis of proteins is a part of aging, but partially degraded proteins can build up over time, compromising cellular function. Treatment aimed to boost normal protein turnover mechanisms can extend one’s lifespan and improve immune function. New York-based Repair Biotechnologies works on treatments to reverse the progression of immunosenescence and atherosclerosis in old age. They are developing a gene therapy and recombinant protein approaches to meaningfully address widespread and harmful age-related conditions.
Senolytic Therapeutics – Damaged Cells Removal
The accumulation of senescent or damaged cells drives the development of multiple diseases. Therefore, pharmaceutical efforts to remove these damaged cells are of fundamental interest alongside giving the patient a therapeutic effect. One of the most popular areas of research is senolytics — a class of drugs that target aging (or senescent) cells and destroy them via induced cell death. The Spanish pharmaceutical company Senolytic Therapeutics develops a novel class of medicine by targeting and eliminating damaged cells, that generate the senescence-associated secretory phenotype (SASP) and harm tissues.
Celularity – Stem Cell Therapy
As stem cells can differentiate and produce specific cells and tissues, they may hold the key to treating age-related issues. This type of technology could give way to a new frontier for anti-aging research, using stem cells to regenerate cells or tissues that have lost their functions. The US-based Celularity is an already established cell therapeutics company delivering transformative allogeneic cellular therapies, engineered from the postpartum human placenta, in cancer immunotherapy and functional regeneration. Their products aim to augment immunity and longevity by targeting organ and tissue repair and functional regeneration.
What About The Other 200 Anti-Aging Medicine Solutions?
While we believe data is key to creating insights it can be easy to be overwhelmed by it. Our ambition is to create a comprehensive overview and provide actionable innovation intelligence for your Proof of Concept (PoC), partnership, or investment targets. The 4 anti-aging medicine startups showcased above are promising examples out of 204 we analyzed for this article. To identify the most relevant solutions based on your specific criteria and collaboration strategy, get in touch.