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BlueGnome develops tests to investigate genetic disorders, focusing on intellectual disabilities, cancer and infertility. Its customers are spread worldwide and include the NHS, IVF clinics and private hospitals. The company was spun out of Cambridge University in 2002 by Nick Haan and Graham Snudden, who still lead the business. They are now looking to open offices in America, where the company generates roughly a third of its turnover, as well as in Singapore. Sales have grown 70% a year from £1.4m in 2007 to £6.8m in 2010.

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Company details
ActivityGenetic diagnostics developer
Average 3 year sales growth69.72%
Latest sales £000s6,759

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