TissueGnostics is an EN ISO 13485:2003 certified Austrian Medical Technology company focusing on image analysis.The EN ISO 13485:2003 is a key standard for companies seeking to manufacture medical electronic devices. ISO 13485, published in 2003, is an important quality management standard and represents the requirements for a comprehensive management system for the design and manufacture of medical devices.
From the very beginning…
TissueGnostics GmbH focused on developing tools from researchers for researchers. Being close to the end user was the main creed of TissueGnostics founders Georg Steiner and Rupert Ecker as they started in the mid 90`s to develop the idea of digital image processing. Since then this creed was kept, as TissueGnostics developed equipment for researchers, hospitals and laboratories around the world.
- 2003/TissueGnostics GmbH found in Vienna, Austria
- 2004/Start of TissueQuest and HemoFAXS software-development
- 2005/Cooperation with Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Cancer Research, Vienna
- 2006/Product Launch TissueFAXS 1.0
- 2007/Product Launch HistoFAXS – purchase of TissueGnostics Romania and foundation of TissueGnostics USA Inc.
- 2008/Product Launch HemoFAXS – ISO 13 485 certification
- 2009/In-Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) declaration of products2009/In-Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) declaration of products
- 2010/Active Sales in more than 30 countries
In areas traditionally characterized by visual and verbal approximations, TissueGnostics has been the first manufacturer to develop tools supplying exact data for rigorous scientific analysis. TissueGnostics products offer outstanding economy and precision, which sets them apart from all other products available on the market. Not only are they faster and more precise than any competing products, but they are substantially more economical as well.
Awards and Honors
2004 WWTF Life Science Call Start-up Preis Entwicklung eines Gewebezytometers für die klinische Diagnostik (330.000 Euro Zuschuss)
2004 FFG Entwicklung einer Komplettlösung für klinische Gewebszytometrie.
2006 GENAU-Projekt mit der Uni Innsbruck, Urologie: ProCAP Prostate Cancer Proteomics
2007 EU-Projekt: Cryobanking of stem cells for human therapeutic applications
2008 Bridge Projekt: Automatisierte Zellerkennungstechnologie für Forschung und Diagnose
2009 Oncotyrol: Centre for personalized medicine: Prostate Biobank – new marker selection for treatment
2009 ZIT Call: Patient im Fokus (2. Preis) Methode zur validierten, quantitativen Analyse von Biomarkern beim Mammakarzinom
2011 Science2 Bussines Award (Kooperationspartner: Med. Uni. Wien, Univ. Prof. Di. Dr. Isabella Ellinger)
2011 ZIT Call Innovation: Entwicklung und Validierung eines Analyseautomaten für Körperflüssigkeiten und peripheres Blut
Creating the Right Spirit
We consider ourselves an innovative enterprise on the cutting edge of science and technology whose activities are naturally guided by economic principles. We provide our customers with a new generation of analysis tools for research and medical diagnosis. In addition, we are the first manufacturer to offer quantitative analysis of tissue images. We offer and demand objectiveness, quality and innovation. Through continuous professional development, we maintain top-level scientific standards and competence. Hallmarks of our work include creativity, commitment and mutual understanding at all levels. We make sure that our staff members enjoy a pleasant working environment that brings out their best performance.
Focusing on People
People are the focus of our work, whether they are patients, researchers, customers or staff members. Our identity is to build relationships between people and to find solutions for people.
Everyday communication is about people exchanging ideas through words or images. In our daily work, we encourage sincere communication in a trustful atmosphere to promote creativity, satisfaction and social competence. We are closely cooperating with clinicians and research facilities to ensure that our development work remains on track. Custom requests and needs expressed by individuals are being incorporated to gear our products for a broad spectrum of challenges.
We are making every effort to promote a sense of commonality enabling us to act as a team. Our daily interactions are guided by mutual respect and pervaded by a peer-to-peer spirit. We strongly believe that social competence should not be a hollow phrase. Therefore we practice what we preach. Our efforts are supported by solid training, continuous professional development, setting targets, and being responsible individuals. We cannot accept poor working conditions