Confo Therapeutics

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Confo Therapeutics: Developer of a drug discovery technology designed to address unmet medical needs. The company is building a portfolio of programs based on its proprietary technology which derives specialized camelid single-domain antibodies which stabilize G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) in a conformation of interest for drug discovery, enabling the medical industry to be provided with novel pathway-selective agonists for improved therapeutic intervention.

A private Company, Confo is backed by an international investor syndicate: BioGeneration Ventures, Capricorn Venture Partners, Fund+, MINTS, Perceptive Advisors, PMV, QBIC, V-Bio Ventures, VIB and Wellington Partners. Confo has raised a total of c. €40.3 million (both dilutive and non-dilutive funding) since it was spun out of Vrije Universiteit Brussel and VIB in 2015. The Company is headquartered in Ghent, Belgium and has laboratory facilities in Brussels (ConfobodyTM discovery), as well as Ghent (Drug Discovery).
Sector/Industry:
Healthcare/Biotechnology
Characteristics:
Based in...
Europe
Clinical Stage
Pre-Clinical Stage
Disease Space
Central Nervous System, Rare Disease
Industry
Biotechnology
Listing
Europe, Private
Therapeutic Modalities
Platform Technology, Small Molecule
Website:
Address:
Technologiepark 94
Zwijnaarde, 9052
Belgium

Company Participants at Private Company Showcase NYC 2019

  • Cedric Ververken, CEO