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The Genetics Company

The Genetics Company is a dedicated team of entrepreneurs and scientists focusing on the research, development and commercialization of products for cancer therapy. It has developed a worldwide leadership position in the understanding of Wnt-signaling, a physiological process believed to playing a crucial role in the pathogenesis of colorectal and other cancer.

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The Company has identified small molecule Wnt-inhibitors and several proprietary drug targets within the Wnt-pathway. It also owns a portfolio of assets for the diagnosis and therapy of Alzheimer's disease, comprising small molecule inhibitors of beta-secretase (BACE) and a set of diagnostic kits and tools for the diagnosis and monitoring of patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease, as well as for research purposes.

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Wagistrasse 27
Schlieren 8952
Switzerland
+41 (0)44 2002 200
+41 (0)44 2002 211
http://www.the-genetics.com
Harald Eistetter
+41 (0)44 2002 200

Company Facts
Founded:May 1998
Founders:Dr. Michel Aguet, Dr. Ernst Hafen, Mario Jenni, Dr. Konrad Basler
CEO:Dr. Harald Eistetter
CTO or technical lead:
CFO or finance director:Andreas Ziegler
Head of Sales:Dr. Sebastian Breuer
Head of Marketing:Victoria Gibson

Stage:Growth
Category:Biotechnology & Healthcare
Sector:Biotechnology
Employees:28
Profitability:Not Profitable
Funding raised:Yes
Funding sought:No
Seeking Partnerships:Yes

Non-executive Board Members

  • Dr. Alfred Scheidegger, Founder Nextech Venture LLP, Nextech Venture AG
  • Hans-Beat Gürtler, Varuma AG
  • Dr. Rudolf Gygax, Managing Director, Novartis Venture Fund
  • Dr. Peter Rickli, Partner, Christen Rickli Partner

    Key Customers

  • Neurochem Inc., Montréal, Canada
  • JSW Research GmbH, Graz, Austria
  • Roche AG, Basel, Switzerland
  • University of Leuven, Belgium
  • Univeristy Hospital Erlangen, Germany

    Key Business Partners

  • Morphochem AG, Basel/Munich

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    Oct 11N/AInternet services
    Oct 11€1.1MKnowledge management
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    Oct 11€13.0MBiotechnology
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