HiberGene Announces First Product Sales and Appointment of Distributors

Distribution Network Covers Europe, Middle East and Africa

DUBLIN--()--HiberGene Diagnostics, a company focused on the application of molecular technology to infectious disease testing, has made its first product sales, and has secured a number of distributors across Europe, Middle East and Africa

HiberGene made its first product shipments in December 2015, and has appointed distributors in a number of countries across Europe, Middle East and Africa. These territories include Germany, Austria, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Poland, Hungary, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Turkey, Israel and South Africa. HiberGene is also in discussion with potential distributors in Italy, UK, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Greece, China, India, Saudi Arabia, Australia, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia.

Brendan Farrell, CEO of HiberGene, said: “Our first product shipment is a significant step for HiberGene. With our expanding network of distributors and our planned launch of three further products in 2016, we are well positioned to exploit the full commercial potential of our technology. With the HG Meningococcus test now launched, and the Group B Streptococcus test preparing for launch in Q2 of this year, coupled with two further tests to be launched in 2016, we have a strong and growing portfolio of tests to meet a range of unmet clinical needs for human infectious diseases.”

There have been a number of significant developments for HiberGene since 2014. These include HiberGene securing its Series A financing of €2.1 million, close of the first tranche of a Series B Financing of €1.5 million, and the CE Marking and launch of its HG Meningococcus and HG Swift Instrument. In addition, the company made a number of key appointments, and moved into new facilities.


Exitus Communications
Tony Stephenson
Tel: +44 (0)7899 796655
Email: tony@exituscommunciations.co.uk
HiberGene Diagnostics Limited
Brendan Farrell, Chairman & CEO
Email: brendan.farrell@hibergene.com

Release Summary

HiberGene Diagnostics has made its first product sales, and has secured a number of distributors across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

HiberGene Diagnostics