Finnish biomedical startup Nightingale Health has obtained CE marking for its blood biomarker analysis platform. The CE mark enables the clinical use of the analysis service and the analysed measures of creatinine and glucose in the EU region.
Nightingale Health’s blood biomarker analysis platform is based on NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance) spectroscopy. It captures over 228 metabolic biomarkers from a single blood sample, transforming the possibility to understand molecular mechanisms and treatment effects of chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and other metabolic diseases. To date, Nightingale Health’s blood biomarker analysis platform has been used by world leading medical universities and institutions and nearly half a million blood samples have been analyzed with the technology. Nightingale Health’s quality management system has previously been certified according to EN ISO 13485 standard.
“The CE mark verifies the performance, reliability and repeatability of our blood analysis technology for clinical use according to our quality management system. We expect a rapid entry to the clinical market across Europe”, says Mr. Teemu Suna, Nightingale Health’s CEO and Co-founder in a statement. “We believe that our technology takes us one step closer to better prevention of chronic diseases. Therefore, we see this as a notable milestone, not only for our company but also for preventive medicine.”