Quotient Limited and InfYnity Biomarkers Announce Partnership to Expand MosaiQ Infectious Disease Menu

- Partnership aims to expand the Transfusion Transmissible Infections, other Infectious Diseases, and clinical diagnostics assay menu on Quotient’s multimodality, multiplexed MosaiQ solution

JERSEY, Channel Islands, July 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quotient Limited (NASDAQ:QTNT), a commercial-stage diagnostics company, today announced an agreement with InfYnity Biomarkers, an R&D firm dedicated to utilizing biomarkers for the management of infectious and immunology diseases, under which the two companies will partner to advance the safety and effectiveness of infectious disease testing by leveraging Quotient’s MosaiQ solution. 

Under the collaboration agreement, InfYnity Biomarkers will assist Quotient in the research and design of infectious disease assays to enrich and expand the MosaiQ Serology Disease Screening (SDS) menu and reduce time and cost of development and commercialization. InfYnity is developing antibodies and antigens suitable for multiplexed infectious disease blood screening, confirmatory testing, determining vaccine efficacy, and monitoring testing that will be evaluated as part of the research collaboration.

"We are excited about this collaboration with Maan Zrein and the team at InfYnity that bring more than 30 years of infectious disease assay development experience to our SDS program. We continue to expand our innovation network of strategic partners further accelerating our development timelines for key products. These types of partnerships will enable us to access the infectious disease screening and clinical diagnostic markets with a highly differentiated and competitive offering," said Manuel O. Méndez, Chief Executive Officer of Quotient. 

Maan Zrein, co-founder and CEO of InfYnity Biomarkers, commented, “Our entire team at InfYnity Biomarkers is delighted that Quotient selected us for this collaboration to build the next generation multiplex assays. We are very confident our synergies will speed-up the development process to benefit patients’ needs.”

About Quotient Limited

Building on over 30 years of experience in transfusion diagnostics, Quotient is a commercial-stage diagnostics company committed to delivering solutions that it believes reshape the way diagnostics are practiced. MosaiQ, Quotient’s proprietary multiplex microarray technology, offers the world’s first fully automated, consolidated testing solution, allowing for multiple tests across different modalities. MosaiQ is designed to be a game-changing solution, which Quotient believes will increase efficiencies, improve clinical practice, deliver significant workflow improvements, and create operational cost savings to laboratories around the world. Quotient's operations are based in Switzerland, Scotland, US and the UAE.

About InfYnity Biomarkers

InfYnity Biomarkers was cofounded in Lyon, France back in 2009 based on over 30 years of international proven expertise in infectious diseases diagnostics and assay design. Our team aims at identifying new biomarkers of clinical interest and developing innovative assays to measure their presence, thus significantly improving disease diagnosis and prognosis as well as monitoring drug/vaccine efficacy.

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