Computomics is a spin-off of the University of Tübingen and the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology. Computomics was founded in 2012, when it became clear that a breakthrough in DNA sequencing and the scientific work of its founders would also allow seed manufacturers to use state-of-the-art bioinformatics analysis. Computomics brings customers in green and white biotechnology sustainable economic success by developing stable plant varieties that contribute to a more resource-efficient agriculture that can feed our planet.
Among the co-founders are four experienced scientists (Prof. Dr. Weigel, Prof. Dr. Huson, Prof. Dr. Rätsch, Prof. Dr. Borgwardt), who assist the co-founder and Managing Director Dr. Sebastian Schultheiss in dealing with customer inquiries. In the meantime, the Tübingen-based company employs 12 people and has founded a sales company in the USA.
High-Tech Gruenderfonds (HTGF) invests in the agricultural biotechnology startup Computomics GmbH
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