Head of Business Development
Lausanne, Switzerland - September 18, 2019 - 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 Immuno Diagnostic Oy, an authorized distributor in Finland for clinical applications in Finland. Saphetor’s VarSome Clinical, a clinically-certified platform for interpretation of NGS data extends Immuno Diagnostic’s portfolio of tools and services for a wide range of its clients employing NGS technologies for clinical as well as for research purposes.
Jarmo Laakkonen, CEO of Immuno Diagnostic Oy, 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 library preparation kits and reagents for NGS.’
Andreas Massouras, CEO and Founder of Saphetor SA, commented: ‘We are excited to count Immuno Diagnostic 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 Immuno Diagnostic Oy
Immuno Diagnostic Oy is a distributor of diagnostic and research reagents and instruments in Finland and the surrounding countries. We represent leading suppliers in the fields of molecular diagnostics, histopathology, imaging as well as life science research reagents and food diagnostics.
Being present in the Nordic markets since 1983, we can provide our customers with a range of high-quality products and excellent customer and technical service. We represent well-established suppliers providing our customers with a reliable source for research tools with modern technologies.
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.