Diepenbeek, Belgium - 22 October 2020 - Official announcement: Launch of the Retrieve & Relate Platform
Earlier in June, the Belgian BioStrand start-up raised 2 million euros from K&E, the family holding of the founders of the crop protection company Globachem. Two months later, the start-up received a quarter of a million euros in grants from the Agency for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. That final step gets BioStrand ready to modernise genetic research at universities and in companies..
Hamont-Achel, Belgium - 25 May 2020 – The Belgian start-up BioStrand has raised 2 million euros from K&E, the family holding of Koen Quaghebeur and Els Paesmans, founders of the crop protection company Globachem. Cegeka CEO Stijn Bijnens will be on the start-up's Board of Directors. Biostrand uses the investment to commercialise its revolutionary genetic data analysis technology. The technology will stimulate innovations in precision medicine, biotechnology and agriculture.