SEPARATIVE raises 780 000 € of seed equity
Solaize, France –July 29, 2019 – SEPARATIVE, the French start-up developing disruptive purification tools for the pharmaceutical industry, closed its seed financing round in which it raised 780 000 €.
In addition to support from business angels, the round was marked by the arrival of two major industrial players: Agilent Technologies, a global leader in the life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets, and Sodipro, a French distributor of specialized laboratory equipment. “We are proud to have these prominent national and international investors join SEPARATIVE. The support of Agilent Technologies’ and Sodipro’s shows the potential impact that SEPARATIVE’s innovative technology can bring to molecular separation and analysis worldwide” said Cyril Burkovic, SEPARATIVE COO.
An additional acknowledgement for the Deep-Tech start-up, SEPARATIVE being granted from its beginning by the European Commission, the French state and the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region through various innovation programs the start-up had been awarded.
“SEPARATIVE will use these funds to strengthen its team, finalize the manufacturing process and respond to the pharmaceutical laboratories’ demand to assess it’s prototype” explain François Parmentier, SEPARATIVE CEO and Founder.
The start-up will also continue discussions with several major industrial companies in biotechnology, cosmetics and petrochemicals that are interested in evaluating the SEPARATIVE technology for potential inclusion in their operations.
|About SEPARATIVE :
French innovative start-up based in the Axel’One Plateform, SEPARATIVE was incorporated in 2004. It develops preparative HPLC columns usable with low pressure and targets the global purification market in the pharmaceutical industry, which weights over 3 B€ a year.
The start-up has been awarded at several innovation challenges such as Emergence, I-Lab and SME Instrument Phase 1.
The technology can be applied to all types of chromatography. Therefore, SEPARATIVE is looking for partners to co-develop several product ranges.
More information : http://separative.net/
|Contacts SEPARATIVE :
Charles SCHOEN, Cyril BURKOVIC
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