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The Biomarker Company

SphingoTec develops and markets innovative IVD solutions for novel and proprietary blood-based protein biomarkers. Our aspiration is to effectively translate scientific advancements into routine clinical practice.

Our innovative biomarkers address diagnostically underserved acute and critical care conditions such as acute kidney injury, sepsis, and acute heart failure. The solutions we have created combine scientific discoveries with medical research and robust technologies to support clinicians in improving patient care. We work with internationally leading academic and non-academic medical centers as well as global IVD and pharma companies to bring these innovations closer to the patients. 

Innovative diagnostic solutions for unmet medical needs

Wide adoption

Commercial opportunities

We collaborate with a wide range of industry partners to convey the value of our biomarker innovations in clinical diagnostics and drug development.

Product portfolio

Biomarker-based diagnostics

We make our proprietary biomarkers available as CE IVD microtiter plate assays, a well-established technique suited for laboratories. 

From bench to bedside

Biomarker innovations

The main mortality drivers in intensive care units are diagnostic blind spots. We pave the way for early intervention and personalized medicine in acute and critical care with innovative biomarkers.


Latest News

26. March 2024
SphingoTec is pleased to announce the following appointments to its management team: Deborah Bergmann as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr. Florian Uhle as Managing Director and Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Nicole Witzmann as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
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05. October 2023
A new, improved formula has been developed for estimating the GFR using kidney function biomarker penKid. According to the data, penKid strongly correlates with the measured GFR (mGFR), while the penKid-based formula for estimating GFR performs better than routinely used equations.
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06. September 2023
A new study and real-world data on the kidney function biomarker penKid underline its potential to monitor kidney function during acute kidney injury (AKI) and RRT and to support liberation decisions from RRT.
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Events & Expos

04. - 06. December 2024

15:21 - 15:22

Hamburg, Germany

The 24th Congress of The German Interdisciplinary Association for Intensive and Emergency Medicine (DIVI) is a conference dedicated to practical and scientific topics related to intensive care and…

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11. - 13. June 2024

15:21 - 15:22

Vicenza, Italy

In the 2024 edition of the course, special attention will be placed on the new developments in the areas of technology, pharmacology, clinical trials and consensus definitions in critical care…

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19. - 22. March 2024

15:21 - 15:22

Brussels, Belgium

The International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine is organized by the Departments of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine of Erasme University Hospital, Université Libre de…

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