Head of Business Development
Lausanne, Switzerland - July 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 Perlan Technologies Polska sp. z o.o., an authorized distributor of Agilent Technologies for Poland. Saphetor’s VarSome Clinical, a clinically-certified platform for interpretation of NGS data extends Perlan’s portfolio of tools and services for a wide range of its clients employing NGS technologies for clinical as well as for research purposes.
Piotr Ostręga, Chairman of the Board of Perlan, 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 Agilent kits and reagents for NGS.’
Andreas Massouras, CEO and Founder of Saphetor SA, commented: ‘We are excited to count Perlan 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 Perlan Technologies Polska sp. z o.o.
Perlan Technologies Polska sp. z o.o., is an authorized distributor of Agilent Technologies and 10x Genomics in Poland. Perlan Technologies was founded in 2002 in Warsaw, Poland. Perlan Technologies focuses on delivering fully integrated solutions for clinical diagnostics, genomics, cell biology, and chemical analysis.
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.