Our mission

We develop DNA based monitoring solutions to save life on earth.​

Our commitment

We strive to realize our mission for the greater good of society and our planet. 

Meet the Team

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Prof. Kristy Deiner

Vision & Direction
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Dr. Elvira Mächler

Operations & Customer Relations
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BD & Public Relations
Tom Walker

Acting Chief Scientific Officer
Luis Wyss

Data Architect
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Jonathan Ledgard

Board of Directors &
Global Vision

Get involved


Ecosystems are a natural asset, but we lack data about their health. Your investment can actively shape the future of the world's biodiversity and contribute to the sustainable development of the planet through large-scale, digitally verifiable DNA-based monitoring.

Join us!

If you're up for a challenge and believe your contribution can make an impact, get in touch with us. Experience in biology, computer science or business administration is particularly helpful.

Our story

The time was right to make an impact. SimplexDNA® was founded in July 2021 as a spin-off from ETH Zürich. We are based in Winterthur, Switzerland, in the heart of Europe.

Thanks to an innovative spirit and years of experience in molecular methods and conservation research, we are making a difference for our clients, partners, and the planet. In our own laboratory facilities, we carry out small and large-scale projects to the highest quality standards.

Here's how we are tracking:

Projects managed: 6

Samples handled: 128