Head of Business Development
Lausanne, Switzerland - February 4, 2020 - Saphetor SA, a Swiss precision-medicine company and leader in diagnostic and bioinformatics solutions for clinical Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), announced today a distribution agreement with Evolve Ltd., a leading distributor providing innovative solutions such as Illumina etc. Saphetor’s VarSome Clinical, a clinically certified platform for interpretation of NGS data extends Evolve’s portfolio of tools and services for a wide range of its clients employing NGS technologies for clinical as well as for research purposes.
Christopher Busuttil Delbridge, Managing Director of Evolve Ltd., said: ‘This new partnership helps us to deliver high-quality, state-of-the-art bioinformatics services in the clinical and research fields, along with our wide portfolio of assays for Cancer genetics, reproductive healthcare, library preparation kits and reagents for NGS.’
Andreas Massouras, CEO and Founder of Saphetor SA, commented: ‘We are excited to count Evolve among our regional distributors for our bioinformatics tools, and we are prepared to work closely with their team to provide their clients with an integrated solution for diagnostics purposes.’
About Evolve Ltd
Evolve Ltd, is a Malta-based solution provider and project integrator operating in the Mediterranean and sub-Saharan African region. Servicing all scientific workspaces Evolve professionals offer Design, Consultancy, Sourcing and Maintenance services to healthcare and industrial communities. Having been the ones to introduce NGS technology in Malta, Evolve is best positioned to continue building on its knowledge and services to further scientific advancement in this sector in Malta too. Empowered specialists give faster and more accurate results for the benefit of the patients.
About Saphetor SA
Saphetor SA, is a Swiss precision-medicine company dedicated to large-scale identification and interpretation of human genetic variants by leveraging proprietary algorithms and expert domain knowledge. Saphetor is the creator of VarSome, a suite of intuitive and data-driven bioinformatics solutions both for clinicians and researchers. VarSome.com search engine and professional community is freely accessible, featuring a widely-recognized community-driven knowledge base that enables flexible queries across more than 30 genetic and genomic data resources. VarSome Pro and VarSome Clinical are professional editions of VarSome with powerful functionality and further sophisticated data-mining and analysis tools. While VarSome Pro serves researchers, VarSome Clinical is a clinically-accredited platform allowing fast and accurate variant discovery, annotation, and interpretation of NGS data for whole genomes, exomes, and gene panels, which helps clinicians reach faster and more accurate diagnoses and treatment decisions for genetic conditions.