Further European patent was granted in May 2016 - GILUPI detection device for in vivo and/or in vitro enrichment of sample material
The patent (EP2442726 B1) titles “detection device for in vivo and/or in vitro enrichment of sample material” describes a functionalized structured medical wire for the accumulation of sample material. The device comprising a biocompatible polymer and a functional surface equipped with detection receptors which for example enables the isolation of cells directly from the blood of patients (in vivo). This patented technology is already being used in clinical settings on national and international level.
The recently received patent is an important supplementation of GILUPI`s intellectual property portfolio. Thus, the company has a broad and strong intellectual property position required to run the GILUPI businesses. GILUPI has filed further patent applications that are currently subject to examination procedures for a number of inventions, hence further granted patents will follow soon.
GILUPI GmbH is a medical device company founded in 2006 with focus on the development and production of innovative products for the in vivo isolation of rare cells from the blood circulation. Currently, the main focus of GILUPI is the diagnostics market for cancer.
Individual oncological targeted therapies will become more and more important in tomorrow's personalized medicine. The identification of the right drug for the specific patient is the upcoming challenge. To address this medical need, the application of the GILUPI CellCollector® enriches rare cells (circulating tumor cells - CTCs) by directly "fishing" them in the patient's bloodstream. By using special diagnostic analyses, these isolated cells can be characterized and/or analyzed at a molecular level.
The GILUPI CellCollector® is the first in vivo CTC isolation product worldwide that is CE approved.
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