Lugano, March 2021 – GenomSy’s new branch, strategically located in Lugano, adds up to the existing office in the Swiss Health Valley, a hub of technology and genomic innovation around the research centers of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and the Swiss Genome Center.
“Our new office in Ticino reflects our mindset – multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary, and future-oriented, a little Switzerland in a company, and it’s aligned with our ambitious growth objectives requiring new talents and skills. As someone living in Ticino for many years, I’m also proud to contribute to the vibrant local innovation community and to the creation of another major innovation hub in Switzerland with a focus on the future of human medicine”, says GenomSys CEO Alessio Ascari.
Lugano was chosen as the ‘business center’ of Ticino and an emerging hub for startup innovation in Med Tech in the south of Switzerland, as well as for the vicinity to the Italian innovation hubs in Milan. The focused effort of the Canton, the recent development of the Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center and the initiatives of the local research centers (USI and SUPSI) are creating a vibrant community of innovators in digital, artificial intelligence, and biotechnology, that GenomSys is both eager to contribute to and to tap into.
GenomSys SA is a Swiss health technology software company that develops secure, clinical-grade, solutions bringing personalized medicine to everyday life.
GenomSys first took genomics to the digital era by addressing the issues of legacy genomic text-based data formats. The company developed and led the ISO international standardization of MPEG-G (ISO/IEC-23092), a digital data format for genomic data representation that delivers substantial benefits in terms of efficient compression, interoperability, native protection, and selective access.
Now GenomSys is taking the next step, enabling laboratories and end-users to take advantage of the new standard: MPEG-G native analytical pipelines for more efficient storage and focused analyses via selective access, and the ability for people to store and analyze their own genomic data in their smartphones, bringing genomics into the mobile world.
In doing so, GenomSys defines a new paradigm with a highly differentiated solution: a consistent value proposition emphasizing privacy and convenience to truly deliver personalized medicine to individuals by leveraging the uniqueness of the new digital genomic standard and the pervasiveness of mobile, directly or through business partners.
You can download the press kit (English, German, and Italian) on the appointment of Luca Trotta and the opening of the new office in Lugano under the following link: Dropbox link