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BT Biotech

We are a point of care, medical device company with a technology that makes medical testing simple, accessible, and affordable.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Eugene, OR, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2013
  • Employees 3
  • Website btbiotech.com

Company Summary

BT Biotech is a point of care, medical device company with a technology that makes medical testing simple accessible and affordable. Chlamydia abortus costs farmers over $1.1 Billion annually worldwide. Currently the only test for C. abortus is post-mortem. We are developing a simple, rapid, and cost-effective field test that will allow farmers to diagnose chlamydia in their flock thereby saving lambs, increasing food yields, and profits.


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    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    Andrew Tupper worked for Vector Marketing and has experience in direct sales and network marketing. Andrew is a driven young professional with a background in business. Andrew is the CEO of BT Biotech and manages all of the business operations of the company. Andrew's areas of emphasis in the company are business, marketing, sales. Andrew is also helping BT Biotech build a team of consultants that can help address any concerns that might arise.

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    Chief Science Officer (CSO)

    Rob Batchelor is a professional biochemist with 15 years of research and development experience. He has been responsible for the development of two platform technologies with more than 75 SKUs; the total revenue generated by his products is over $5 million. Additionally he is author on several scientific articles and holds two patents. Rob holds a BS in biochemistry, and a MS degree in pharmacology from the University of Washington in Seattle.

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    Lisa Saccomanno Ph.D.
    Senior Scientist

    Lisa Saccomanno is our research and development scientist. She is responsible for design and execution of BT Biotech’s research and development projects. Her scientific training was at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City where she earned her BS in Biology and Ph.D. in Biochemistry. Since then she has worked at four different biotech companies as well as the University of Oregon on a wide variety of projects.


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    Director of the RAIN Regional Business Accelerator.
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    Cy Harshman
    Business Advisor, 30+ years as an entrepreneur, three successful exits
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    Dan Rockey Ph.D.
    Scientific Advisor, Professor of Biomedical Sciences at Oregon State University, Internationally renowned chlamydia expert
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    David Gwynn
    Sales and Marketing Advisor, led 3 capital financings for 3 technology startups
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    Ryan Klimczack Ph.D., JD
    IP Attorney
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    Regulatory Advisor, 18 years in the biotech space, Quality Control, Supply chain, ISO
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    August Sick
    Entrepreneur in Residence, ONAMI

Previous Investors

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    Jamie and Mickey Eddie
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    Dale and Ruth Chenault
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    Craig Tupper