|Description||Non-invasive ways of detecting cancer|
Infogene is a portuguese start-up company that develops and markets innovative non-invasive ways of detecting cancer as early as possible, generating value from providing information concerning heath status, preventing cancer death and reducing costs in healthcare. The company has developed a non invasive home-brew test for the detection of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), the most common cause of cervical cancer, and a test for detection of colorectal and uterus cancer. The alternative to the common Pap test for HP-Virus detection was be launched on September 2007.
Infogene has been awarded important entrepreneurship and innovation prizes in the last years: