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In this interview, filmed during BioEurope 2008 in Madrid, Fintan Walton speaks with Satu Vainikka, CEO of ValiRx, an AIM listed biopharmaceutical company based in the UK. Focusing on epigenetics, ValiRx is developing novel technologies and products in oncology therapeutics and diagnostics. They act as a "mother" company to the two companies they have developed to concentrate on these separate goals: Cronos, focusing on cancer therapeutics; and ValiBIO, which focuses on cancer diagnostics. Within these companies, ValiRx has created unique partnerships with academia that allows them to utilise those distribution channels that have already been created and to provide the institution with revenue from future royalties. As subsequent complementary opportunities are identified by ValiRx, it is feasible that their portfolio of companies will continue to grow as they capitalise on their experience in transferring technologies and products into the commercial arena.
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