Curetis GmbH

Curetis GmbH

Curetis offers innovative diagnostic solutions for molecular microbiology, that allow for the rapid and comprehensive detection of pathogens and their resistances to antibiotics in a broad range of infectious disease indications.

Curetis, is a molecular diagnostics company based in Holzgerlingen near Stuttgart, Germany, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of OpGen Inc (Gaithersburg, MD, USA – Nasdaq Ticker: OPGN –,

OpGen is a precision medicine company harnessing the power of molecular diagnostics and bioinformatics to help combat infectious disease. Along with subsidiaries, Curetis GmbH and Ares Genetics GmbH, we are developing and commercializing molecular microbiology solutions helping to guide clinicians with more rapid and actionable information about life threatening infections to improve patient outcomes, and decrease the spread of infections caused by multidrug-resistant microorganisms, or MDROs.

Curetis’ Unyvero System is a versatile, fast and highly automated molecular diagnostic platform for easy-to-use, cartridge-based solutions for the comprehensive and rapid detection of pathogens and genetic antimicrobial resistance markers in a broad range of severe infectious disease indications. Results are available within hours, a process that can take days or even weeks if performed with standard diagnostic procedures.

Infections with increasingly resistant pathogens is one of the biggest threats to healthcare globally. Improved and faster diagnostics are key in overcoming this challenge. The rapid diagnostics solutions of Curetis facilitate improved patient outcomes, stringent antibiotic stewardship and health-economic benefits.

Unyvero in vitro diagnostic (IVD) products are marketed in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the U.S.

OpGen Inc.’ wholly owned subsidiary Ares Genetics GmbH develops next-generation solutions for infectious disease diagnostics and the data-driven development of antibiotics. The ARES Technology Platform combines the presumably most comprehensive database worldwide on the genetics of antimicrobial resistances, ARESdb, with advanced bioinformatics and artificial intelligence.


Medical technology

Activity Biotechnology, Diagnostic, Research, Medical Products, Microorganisms


Oliver Schacht, Ph.D. - (President & CEO OpGen and Managing Director Curetis GmbH)
Johannes Bacher - COO OpGen and Managing Director Curetis GmbH

Year of foundation




Supervisory board

William E. Rhodes III (Vorsitzender des Aufsichtsrats)
Oliver Schacht, PhD
Mario Crovetto
Don Elsey
Dr. Prabhavathi Fernandes
Evan Jones

Academic board

Dr. Reno Frei (Basel, Switzerland)
Prof. Dr. Laurent Poirel (Fribourg, Switzerland)
Prof. Dr. Dr. Jean-Lois Vincent (Brussels, Belgium)

Debra Goff, Pharm.D. (The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, OH, USA)
Stefan Riedel, M.D., Ph.D., D(ABMM), FCAP
Patricia (Trish) Simner, Ph.D., D(ABMM)
James W. Snyder, Ph.S., D(ABMM), FAAM


Publicly listed at NASDAQ in USA OPGN


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