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29.11.2021 | SphingoTec Appoints Jörg Menten to Leadership Team as Chief Commercial Officer Read more

15.10.2021 | New blog post: POCT: a bed-side solution to a healthcare challenge Read more

24.09.2021 | New blog post: The Era of AKI Biomarkers Read more

09.09.2021 | SphingoTec’s innovative biomarkers to enable personalized medicine in septic organ failure Read more

31.08.2021 | New data on innovative biomarkers used to guide the clinical management of septic patients Read more

23.08.2021 | SphingoTec Appoints Dr. Gerald Möller as Chairman of the Advisory Board Read more

The Biomarker Company

SphingoTec develops and markets innovative in vitro diagnostic (IVD) tests for novel and proprietary blood-based protein biomarkers for the diagnosis, outcome prediction, and monitoring of critical medical conditions.

SphingoTec’s first-in-class biomarker tests are made available on its proprietary whole-blood point-of-care Nexus IB10 platform for convenient and rapid testing in near-patient and laboratory settings alongside a broad portfolio of standard-of-care test for critical care. For high-throughput testing in central laboratories, SphingoTec partners with global IVD players. 


SphingoTec is headquartered near Berlin, Germany while its wholly owned subsidiary Nexus Dx is based in San Diego, CA, USA.


Diagnostic assays for SphingoTec‘s biomarkers are available on its proprietary fully developed and commercialized  POC platform Nexus IB10


In collaboration with an international network of key opinion leaders, SphingoTec develops solutions for fighting mortality in critical care conditions


All of SphingoTec's biomarkers are globally patent protected


SphingoTec’s biomarkers are broadly validated and published in peer-reviewed journals


SphingoTec’s management builds on an extraordinary track-record in R&D and commercialization of novel diagnostic solutions

Innovative acute care biomarkers

Following a deep understanding of disease biology, SphingoTec develops novel biomarkers addressing diagnostically underserved critical care conditions such sepsis, acute heart failure, acute kidney injury, and cardiogenic shock.

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Point-of-care testing with Nexus IB10 Analyzer

The CE-IVD marked Nexus IB10 platform is a fully automated rapid immunoassay point-of-care instrument. With a hands-on-time of less than 3 minutes the easy-to-use system provides in only 20 minutes test results for biomarkers that are crucial in the management of critical care patients.

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Acute Care Pathways


Diagnostic tools in Sepsis

Recent research has identified new molecules that are informative and help clinicians understand the etiology of the patient’s clinical symptoms, paving the way for personalized medicine in the field of sepsis.


Biomarkers and the management of COVID-19 patients 

The global COVID-19 pandemic has challenged health systems world-wide, with about 5% of patients requiring admission to intensive care units (ICU). Read more on the importance of novel and established biomarker assays in the management of critically ill COVID-19 patients.

Latest News

29. November 2021
SphingoTec announced the appointment of Jörg Menten as its Chief Commercial Officer. In this role, Menten will develop the global commercial strategy, oversee the expansion in diagnostic markets worldwide, strengthen existing customer relations and forge new partnerships with global IVD leaders and pharmaceutical companies.
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09. September 2021
SphingoTec announces a series of presentations demonstrating the utility of its innovative biomarkers in sepsis, positively impacting diagnostic and treatment decisions for critically ill patients.
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31. August 2021
Uniklinik RWTH Aachen and SphingoTec GmbH announce today that novel data on the acute care biomarkers bio-ADM and penKid will be presented at the 40th ISICEM.
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Events & Expos

22. - 25. March 2022

10:59 - 11:00

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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23. - 25. February 2022

09:00 - 09:00

Bremen, DE

The Symposium Intensivmedizin + Intensivpflege in Bremen is the largest annual meeting of intensive care physicians and nurses, administrative experts and industry representatives independent of…

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19. - 21. January 2022

09:00 - 13:18

Berlin, DE

The Forum Interdisciplinary Intensive Care Medicine is an advanced training event for medical leaders.

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