MVA-member Mind the Byte acquires Barcelona-based Intelligent Pharma


    Bioinformatics firm Mind the Byte, a pioneer in the development of technologies based on artificial intelligence, cloud and big data for computational drug design, has acquired 100% of Intelligent Pharma, one of the leaders in Spain in chemoinformatics services for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry.

    This deal is the largest corporate operation to date in the emerging Spanish bioinformatics market and makes Mind the Byte the leading company in Spain and one of the largest companies in Europe in artificial intelligence applied to medicine discovery and development.

    “This transaction is part of Mind the Byte’s business plan for the company’s growth and internationalization through strategic acquisitions,” said Alfons Nonell-Canals, founder and CEO of the company. “The integration of Intelligent Pharma will mean we can benefit from its valuable network of contacts, equipment, technology and offices while also increasing our market share straight away. Our forecast for 2019 is to reach €2 million in turnover. Read full story here.