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Elypta elected Start-up of the year in the Serendipity Challenge

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Press release from Elypta, 2019-07-02: 

Elypta participated in the Serendipity Challenge finals at Techarenan in Almedalen, Visby – a focal point for Swedish industry and policymakers at an annual gathering in July every year. Elypta was one of 50 selected start-ups among over 400 applicants.

Following initial pitches to a jury of investors and subsequent presentations by the top 7 companies to the audience at Techarenan, Elypta was awarded Nordic Start-up of the year for its rapid progress towards introducing novel biomarkers for early detection of cancer. The competition is in its 5th year and attracts start-ups from across sectors, focusing on Tech.

The award is a great recognition for the efforts of the team over the last year.

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Company background

Elypta is developing an exceptionally sensitive liquid biopsy platform for early detection and monitoring of cancer. Elypta’s assay kit enables measurement of a novel panel of biomarkers and algorithms in Elypta’s cloud-based softwareprovide clinically useful scores. The first application on the market will be a blood test for early detection of recurring or progressing cancer, starting withrenal cell carcinoma. The test will increase the chance of curative treatment for patients. In the last 6 months Elypta has achieved several significant accomplishments including receving € 2,35 million from EU Horizon 2020 for clinical trials.

Accomplishments in 2019