31-Aug-2018 - Clariant SE

Clariant announces cooperation with a Swiss startup

Clariant announced a cooperation with Haelixa, a Swiss startup with expertise in DNA-based tracers and a spin-off from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich (Switzerland).

As part of this cooperation, Clariant has acquired a minority stake in Haelixa to support the further development of Haelixa’s DNA-based tracing and tagging technology. “Haelixa’s technology shows great promise in several product categories and applications which are relevant to Clariant. We are therefore delighted to work with Haelixa and are committed to further developing and commercializing this exciting technology”, said Richard Haldimann, Clariant’s Head of New Business Development.

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