Accelerator Directory / Action Potential Venture Capital Limited

Business Description

Glaxosmithkline Venture funds
We are currently involved in a number of different venture funds.

Action Potential Venture Capital (APVC) is a strategic venture capital fund of GSK created to invest in companies that are pioneering bioelectronic medicines and their enabling technologies. Launched in 2013, the fund seeks to invest globally with a team based in the US.

Action Potential invests in three areas:

1. Teams pursuing new therapeutic applications for existing peripheral neurostimulation devices.
2. Teams developing novel bioelectronic medicine technology.
3. Companies introducing advanced technologies that are important to bioelectronics. We care about improved neural interfaces, ultra-low power chip architectures, sensors that can close-the-loop for adaptive therapies, novel power sources and wireless powering technology, and new implantation and imaging methods.

SetPoint Medical
Axon Therapies
APVC Newco
Cala Health
NeuSpera Medical

SR One is the venture capital arm of GSK. The group invests globally in emerging life science companies working on innovative science that will significantly improve medical care. SR One, which has experts working in the US and UK, has a portfolio of 30 private and public companies. Since it was founded in 1985, the firm has invested over $680 million in biotech groups.

Registered Address

980 Great West Road

Contact Details

Key Data

8775 Specialty Finance
Company Number
Private Limited Company
Company Age
5 years
July 10, 2013
Nature of Business
72110 - Research and experimental development on biotechnology
Year End
December 31
Accounts Due
September 30, 2019
Latest Accounts
December 31, 2017

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