cytena received EUR 1.1 million

    30.04.2015 12:58
    Seed capital from HTGF and a private investor cy-Clone, Photo: cytena GmbH

    cy-Clone, Photo: cytena GmbH

    cytena GmbH, a spin-off of the Laboratory for MEMS Applications (Prof. Dr. Roland Zengerle) , has developed a device called cy-Clone to separate single cells. cytena’s newest innovation enables the gentle separation of cells. A consortium made up of a private investor and High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), will provide EUR 1.1 million of seed capital. cytena GmbH will use this capital injection primarily to launch its product and to expand its marketing and distribution activities.For the past four years, Jonas Schöndube, André Gross and Dr. Peter Koltay have been focussing on single-cell printing technologies. They partnered with the economist Benjamin Steimle and BioFluidix GmbH to found cytena, a University of Freiburg spin-off company in 2014.

    Website: www.cytena.com


    Benjamin Steimle
    Technische Fakultät
    Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
    Tel.: 0761/203-73219
    E-Mail: steimle(at)cytena.com

    Dr. Thomas Maier
    Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
    Tel.: 0761/203-5212
    E-Mail: thomas.maier(at)zft.uni-freiburg.de

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