Kent Life Science Fund (KLSF)

The Kent Life Science Fund (KLSF) is a £50m venture capital fund backed by Kent County Council. The fund will invest in small high-growth companies active in life sciences.

KLSF will offer equity investments with a focus on game-changing medical technologies and advanced therapeutics. Examples of eligible projects could include:

  • a medical device technology business which has developed a product or service which will provide significant value to patients and healthcare systems and requires funding in order to fully commercialise and scale up
  • a biotechnology company seeking funding to take a novel therapy through the clinical trial pathway
  • a software development or service company who see healthcare as a key market.


Who can apply

Applicants must be small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) located or seeking to locate to the county of Kent.

How to apply

The fund is managed by NCL Technology Ventures in partnership with Kent County Council, the Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, King’s College London, the University of Kent and working alongside the NHS and private Healthcare Trusts.

For further information please contact email, Alan Walker NCL Technology Ventures