Team I am passionate about collaborating with researchers and transforming their ideas into tangible solutions. Their gratefulness is what drives me to do an outstanding job.
Dr. Johannes Ripperger
Research & Innovation Manager

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Codex4SMEs CI

Companion Diagnostics expedited for SMEs

The Codex4SMEs Capitalisation initiative aims to widen the scope and impact of the initial Codex4SMEs project funded by the Interreg programme between 2017-2021.

The initial Codex4SMEs project was a support programme for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) developing companion diagnostics (Cdx). The project partners helped several SMEs in North-West Europe to optimise the time and cost-intensive product development process by offering a network and services such as support in biomarker validation or facilitated access to samples or know-how.

Under the follow-up Capitalisation Initiative, Codex4SMEs has enlarged its established network with three new partners from the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium. The original support scheme for SMEs will become a new Fast-Track Programme to accelerate the development process and time-to-market for novel diagnostic solutions. The knowledge and processes may be applied to other diagnostics solutions including COVID-19 diagnostics. Codex4SMEs expects the participating SMEs to gain market shares in Europe and on international markets, and increase their global competitiveness.

BioRegio STERN Management GmbH, DE


Funded Project

Duration01.01.2011 – 31.12.2013
Budget4.1 million euro

Communication, Dissemination, Exploitation

Your EU project and your research results are expected to have an impact on current societal challenges, Europe`s innovation capacity and competitiveness. Communication, dissemination and exploitation activities are essential in achieving these objectives. Many of these activities require specific skills such as graphic design, communication strategy development and science communication writing. We have this skill-set.



My passion is to work with highly skilled scientists and innovative thinkers from industry and academia to build solutions for a sustainable future.

Dr. Jeanette Müller