LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Greater Louisville, Inc. recently honored PGXL Laboratories with the 2013 Inc.credible Award for Innovation and Technology. The Innovation and Technology category recognizes a company in the Louisville area that best uses technology to enhance its productivity, operations, and revenue opportunities. PGXL provides genetic tests for personalized medicine.
“We’re thrilled to receive GLI’s Inc.credible Award for Innovation and Technology. Greater Louisville, Inc. is such an important part of the city and we are honored to be recognized by them”
“We’re thrilled to receive GLI’s Inc.credible Award for Innovation and Technology. Greater Louisville, Inc. is such an important part of the city and we are honored to be recognized by them,” says Dr. Roland Valdes Jr., President of PGXL.
More than 118 small businesses and organizations applied for this year’s Inc.credible Awards. A panel of business leaders evaluates the company’s performance on business, civic leadership, community involvement, management practices and overall financial performance. “Nucleus was thrilled to nominate PGXL, a high-growth technology based company and a tenant at the Nucleus Innovation Park, for this prestigious award,” says Vickie Yates Brown, President and CEO of Nucleus.
Dr. James R. Ramsey, President of University of Louisville, states, “PGXL is a shining example of what can happen in Louisville when a great research university, innovative ideas, and forward thinking management come together. Congratulations to Roland Valdes and PGXL on this well-deserved award.”
Greater Louisville Inc. – the Metro Chamber of Commerce, is one of the region’s premier business organizations and the leading economic development agency for Greater Louisville. GLI’s purpose is to transform greater Louisville into an idea capital where imaginations and individuals thrive. GLI does this by increasing human capital, driving job creation and entrepreneurship, maximizing global opportunities and inspiring business leadership engagement on issues that impact the competitiveness of the region.
About PGXL Laboratories
A privately-held business located in Louisville, Kentucky, PGXL Laboratories was the first lab in the country CLIA-certified specifically to conduct pharmacogenetic tests. It offers pharmacogenetic testing and interpretive services, and developed one of the first commercial CYP2C9/VKORC1 tests for accurate anticoagulant dosing. Along with its clinical practice, PGXL performs contract research for manufacturers of pharmaceuticals and medical equipment.