PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Science Exchange, the world’s leading and most secure enterprise platform for outsourced research and development (R&D) services, announced a collaboration with FYR Diagnostics to offer online access to its RNA screening and biomarker development services to scientists around the globe.
FYR Diagnostics is a privately held company headquartered in Missoula, Montana. The company offers unique biomarker discovery services including the identification and validation of genomic biomarkers such as miRNA. Since its inception, FYR Diagnostics has developed ongoing, collaborative relationships with both academic institutions and private companies all over the world to advance the discovery of objective measures of health leading up to and during disease.
“The FYR Diagnostics team has extensive experience screening miRNA samples, developing biomarkers, writing grants, and designing experiments with the goal of worldwide patent protection and commercialization. Our ability to quickly adapt and utilize novel technologies gives us a competitive edge over other research groups. We’re thrilled to join Science Exchange and are looking forward to providing world-class research services to a global life science community,” says Sarj Patel, Ph.D., President of FYR Diagnostics.
“We are very excited to collaborate with FYR Diagnostics to make available its RNA screening and biomarker development services to scientists worldwide,” said Elizabeth Iorns, Ph.D., cofounder and CEO of Science Exchange. “Science Exchange is committed to adding the most innovative and qualified service providers to our platform, so scientists have the services they need securely and readily available to aid their discoveries. FYR Diagnostics has impressed us with their superb progress in miRNA screening and biomarker development.”
About FYR Diagnostics
FYR Diagnostics is a Missoula, Montana-based company led by a team with diverse research and commercialization backgrounds. FYR Diagnostics provides miRNA screening and biomarker development services to other companies, leveraging its team’s successful background in these areas. Additionally, the company has a strong in-house pipeline focused on biomarker and diagnostic development. Learn more about FYR Diagnostics at www.fyrdiagnostics.com.
About Science Exchange
Science Exchange is the world's leading and most secure platform for outsourced research, providing an efficient procure-to-pay platform for ordering 6,000+ services from a network of more than 2,500 qualified scientific service 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.