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Menixis Ltd

A unique technology that removes a microscope when diagnosing disease & brings a virtual sample (image) to a remotely located technician.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Dunedin, Otago Region, New Zealand
  • Currency NZD
  • Founded October 2010
  • Employees 0
  • Website menixis.com

Company Summary

Menixis is an enabling technology that replaces time consuming, technically challenging, hands on diagnostic sample processing and presents an opportunity for remote location diagnostics. Initial commercialisation of the technology is in the field of veterinary parasitology followed by application in human parasitology. The diagnostic used for detecting parasites is a faecal egg count (FEC). FEC is used by farmers, vets & researchers.

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    Greg Mirams
    Director

    Greg established FECPAK in 1993. FECPAK is now used by farmers, researchers and governmental agencies around the world. In 2005 Greg was awarded the Sir Arthur Ward Award, for efforts in the communication and application of principles of animal production. In 2006 PGG Wrightson purchased FECPAK. From 2006-09 Greg was a participant in the EU funded Parasol Project. In 2010 Greg purchased FECPAK from PGG Wrightson and formed Techion Group Ltd

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    Stephen Sowerby
    Director

    Stephen has a BSc in biochemistry from the University of Otago. He completed his PhD in 1995. He was awarded an Alexander von Humboldt fellowship for nanotechnology research in Munich. In 2004, he co-founded the nanotechnology startup company Australo (now IZON Science). In 2009 he was appointed to the role of Director the Applied Science Programme at the University of Otago.

Advisors

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    IP Lawyer - John Terry (Ellis Terry)
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Malcolm Wong - Cook, North, Wong Ltd
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Techion Group Ltd
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    Otago Innovation Ltd
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    SIP Ltd
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