While at SmiLe, Immunovia gained access to a broad life science expertise, valuable infrastructure with laboratories and closeness to Lund University. Today, Immunovia has a market cap of close to 300 million EUR. They develop tools for diagnosing complex diseases and biomarker signatures specific to each disease are identified by blood tests. The first test is for early stage pancreatic cancer.
SmiLe’s internationalization experience and commercial community is crucial for a startup
Carl Borrebaeck, PhD
Founder of Immunovia
Speximo is one of the spin-outs from Lund University. While the experts optimized the characteristics of the substance and the technology in the labs at SmiLe, the CEO developed the company being challenged and supported by Smile´s coaches and experts. Speximo business – next generation stabilization and encapsulation technology – then had such a value that a global market leader aquired the company.
At Smile I got tools and support needed to succeed and in the end make an exit
Malin Sjöö, PhD
CEO of Speximo
Acrivon is focused on developing oncology drugs and came to SmiLe with a scientifically mature technology for identifying patients that benefit from a specific treatment. SmiLe has supported Acrivon with training, exposure and expertise to successfully build the infrastructure and discovery efforts.
SmiLe has been instrumental for the growth of Acrivon.
Kristina Masson, PhD
Founder of Acrivon