PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Science Exchange, the world’s leading and most secure enterprise platform for outsourced research and development services, announced a collaboration with Chelonia to offer online access to its research and business consulting services, including computer-aided drug design, clinical development strategy, business development and fundraising to scientists around the globe.
Chelonia SA is a Lugano, Switzerland-based research consulting firm whose mission is to assist in the development and commercialization of applied science products and services.
“We are proud to team up with Science Exchange to offer end-to-end services to scientific communities and companies driven by innovation. We assist our clients’ technologies and business ideas by connecting them with prospective licensees and investors when needed. This effort requires expertise, resources, and effective business networks. Chelonia puts a great deal of energy into optimizing project roadmaps, developing effective strategies to grow and maximizing business efficiency. We work with clients to determine whether it makes sense to leverage existing resources or to launch a new venture entirely,” says Silvano Coletti, founder and CEO of Chelonia.
“We are thrilled to collaborate with Chelonia to make its research and business consulting services readily available to scientists worldwide,” said Elizabeth Iorns, Ph.D., co-founder and CEO of Science Exchange. “Science Exchange is fully committed to adding innovative and qualified providers to our platform, giving scientists quick access to a comprehensive selection of research services. Chelonia met our rigorous qualification criteria while demonstrating knowledge in the field of life sciences.”
About Chelonia Applied Science
Chelonia is an independent firm for strategy and management consulting, providing an end-to-end approach for scouting R&D and international innovation centers capable of providing our clients with an actionable business approach. Chelonia has spent the last 16 years incubating new ventures, launching new businesses and breakthrough innovations arising from operating and leading a small team. Chelonia helps clients with getting to the next milestone, ensuring funding, delivering results while managing resource constraints, and launch planning. The Chelonia team works side by side with industry and functional experts, with academic researchers being a part of the global network they are managing, adding a vital new dimension to traditional strategic advisory work. Chelonia SA is a privately held corporation headquartered in Lugano, Switzerland and was founded in 2002 as a spin-off of an innovation-driven corporation partially owned by Nomura International PLC (London), subsidiary of Nomura Bank. Follow the company on LinkedIn. For more information, visit www.cheloniagroup.ch
About Science Exchange
Science Exchange is the world's leading and most secure platform for outsourced research, providing large R&D organizations with the fastest path from discovery through development and commercialization. Science Exchange includes an efficient source-to-secure platform for ordering 6,000+ services from a network of more than 2,500 qualified outsourced research providers, all with pre-established contracts in place that protect client intellectual property and confidentiality. The platform increases access to innovation and improves productivity, freeing scientists from administrative tasks and delays associated with sourcing, establishing and managing service provider contracts. Additionally, the Science Exchange enterprise program enables large R&D organizations to consolidate research outsourcing spend into a single strategic relationship, driving efficiency, improving transparency and oversight, and delivering cost savings. Since being founded in 2011, Science Exchange has raised more than $58 million from Norwest Venture Partners, Maverick Capital Ventures, Union Square Ventures, Collaborative Fund, Index Ventures, OATV, the YC Continuity Fund, and others. For more information, visit www.ScienceExchange.com. Follow the company on Twitter @ScienceExchange.