Exosome based therapeutics for skin lesions


Exogenus Therapeutics (Exo-T) is a biotechnology company dedicated to pre-clinical and clinical development of advanced therapies for skin lesions. Exo-T envisage becoming a company of reference for the use of exosomes as a treatment tool for wound healing. The company is presently developing its first product, Exo-Wound, for the treatment of chronic wounds, which affect millions of people worldwide.


The company was founded by two researchers, Joana Simões Correia and Ricardo Neves and one manager, Luísa Marques. The project that led to the creation of the company (Nanoinspire) participated in COHiTEC 2014 program and is the result of the research developed in collaboration between the Centre for Neurosciences and Cellular Biology of Coimbra University, Crioestaminal SA, and Biocant. Founded in June 2015, the company has so far secured €1M funding, of which €900K from venture capital firms, and in excess of €600K from a Portugal 2020 R&D grant.
Exo-T received the Young Entrepreneur Award by ANJE in 2015, and the Everis Award in 2016. In the same year, the company obtained the SME Instrument Phase 1 support from the European Commission, and in 2017 the company was a finalist of the Alira Health - EWMA (European Wound Management Association) Award, recognizing Exo-T as one of the top 5 most Innovative Companies worldwide in wound care.


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Joana Simões Correia

Founder, Executive Director & Chief Scientific Officer
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Renato Cardoso

Head of Laboratory
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Luisa Marques

Founder & Chief Operations Officer
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Inês Coelho

Regulatory Affairs Manager
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Filipe Duarte

Laboratory Staff
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Silvia Rodrigues

Intern Laboratory Staff
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Cláudia Gomes

Intern Laboratory Staff
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Ricardo Neves

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Ana Patricia Nunes

Intern Finance & Administrative

Board and Advisors


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