Biocartis named as a technology pioneer 2012 by the World Economic Forum

05-Sep-2011 - Switzerland

Biocartis announced that it has been selected as a Technology Pioneer 2012 by the World Economic Forum. Technology Pioneers comprise 25 of the most innovative young companies from around the world, companies poised to have a critical impact on how business and society work.

The Technology Pioneers 2012 will be recognized for their work at the Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Dalian, People’s Republic of China, from 14 to 16 September 2011.

“The Technology Pioneers program recognizes companies whose cutting-edge technologies are transforming business and society and we are very proud to have been selected by the judging panel. At Biocartis our vision is for people to have quick access to personalized medicine anywhere and anytime. We want to enhance the quality of life through better diagnosis and better treatments with modern diagnostics available in the widest possible variety of healthcare settings,” said Rudi Pauwels, Biocartis’ CEO.

Olivier Schwab, Director, Head of Technology Pioneers, World Economic Forum, said, “One particular aspect to highlight this year is the large number of companies that are focusing on having a social impact, such as providing health or financial services to underserved populations, while revolutionizing the business paradigms in their industries. This year’s companies showcase the diversity in which innovative technology can be deployed.”

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