“We have grown from nine to eleven employees. It feels like a significant milestone for us to pass ten employees”, says Niklas Norgren, VP and Managing Director at UmanDiagnostics.
UmanDiagnostics is experiencing growing pains and is expanding its current premises in Umeå.
“We have very efficient premises that we are extremely satisfied with, and this expansion will enable us to increase productivity and deliver more products to the market”, says Niklas Norgren, Vice President and Managing Director at UmanDiagnostics.
Ylva Elias has been appointed Business Development Manager at Swedish life science company UmanDiagnostics. She formerly took up her new position in January this year, and is responsible for selling and marketing UmanDiagnostics products throughout Europe.
“This is an incredibly important recruitment for our company. Ylva has the perfect background to be able to help us reach out to new customers in our European markets”, says Niklas Norgren, CEO of UmanDiagnostics.
Swedish-based UmanDiagnostics, a Quanterix company, has developed a new type of product that makes it easier to detect neurological diseases. Called NF-light ™ serum ELISA, it was officially launched on October 12th and will now be sold worldwide.
“Our product can be used for research inthe field of neurological diseases throughout the world. It feels very exciting, because our product is clearly revolutionary”, says Niklas Norgren, VP, Managing Director and co-founder of UmanDiagnostics.
Last summer Umeå-based UmanDiagnostics was acquired by major US life science company Quanterix for $22.5 million. Now it is recruiting additional staff at its offices in Umeå to meet an expected rise in new orders.
“We’re continuing to invest and are confident we’ll come out of the Coronavirus crisis even stronger, despite the uncertainty being faced by many industries,” says Niklas Norgren, CEO of UmanDiagnostics.
Umeå-based life science company UmanDiagnostics has signed a new licensing and supply agreement with global giant Siemens.
“Siemens is a world leader in our industry, so this is an extremely important agreement for us,” says Niklas Norgren, CEO of UmanDiagnostics.
When Umeå’s big business gala was held on November 7, three of twelve awards went to life science.
“Previously, life science had a relatively hidden role in Umeå – but during this year’s Umeågala we have proven that we are an industry that has great potential”, says Jennie Ekbeck, CEO of Umeå Biotech Incubator.
Following the $22.5 million acquisition this summer of Umeå-based UmanDiagnostics by major US biotech company Quanterix more people are now being hired at its offices in Umeå.
“Demand for our products is extremely high in the global marketplace and we’re probably looking at hiring even more people in the future”, says Niklas Norgren, CEO of UmanDiagnostics.
Life science company UmanDiagnostics in Umeå has merged with the American listed Quanterix.
”We are incredibly happy. This gives us the opportunity to expand globally”, says Niklas Norgren, CEO.
Recently, Uman Diagnostics received national attention after making it onto the list of “Sweden’s Super Companies 2018”. Niklas Norgren explains how an idea in the lab at Umeå University grew into a company and a success story.
On the 24th of march 2017, Umeå Biotech Incubator hosted a public Open House event to showcase the improved design of the refurbished facilities and rental spaces for startups. Top attractions included hands-on demos from both Brain Stimulation and SpinChem and a challenging quiz walk with an impressive high score list.
Uman Diagnostics, a scientific spin-off company from Umeå University, has recently had it’s technology featured in international top media outlets. New partners in US has put the spotlight on their innovative and quick brain trauma detection technology.