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Oxford Nanopore Technologies is a company that develops a new generation of nanopore-based electronic systems for analysis of single molecules, including DNA, RNA and proteins. The handheld MinION device, the high-throughput and high sample number PromethION and GridION systems are designed to provide novel qualities in molecular sensing such as real-time data streaming, improved simplicity, efficiency and scalability of workflows and direct analysis of the molecule of interest. The devices may be used in scientific research, personalized medicine, crop science, security and defense, and environmental applications.
TypePrivate
Founded2005
HQOxford, GB
Websitenanoporetech.com
Employee Ratings3.4

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)390(+2%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)£32.5 M(+136%)

Key People/Management at Oxford Nanopore Technologies

Gordon Sanghera

Gordon Sanghera

CEO
Spike Willcocks

Spike Willcocks

Chief BD Officer
Tim Cowper

Tim Cowper

VP, Finance
Zoe McDougall

Zoe McDougall

VP, Corporate and Communications
Clive Brown

Clive Brown

Chief Technology Officer
John Milton

John Milton

Chief Scientific Officer
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Oxford Nanopore Technologies Office Locations

Oxford Nanopore Technologies has offices in Oxford, Little Chesterford, Cambridge, New York and in 1 other location
Oxford, GB (HQ)
Gosling Building, Oxford Science Park, Edmund Halley Rd
Singapore, SG
60 Biopolis St
Cambridge, US
One Kendall Square, Binney St
New York, US
101 6th Ave
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Oxford Nanopore Technologies Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2005

Oxford Nanopore Technologies total Funding

$830.3 m

Oxford Nanopore Technologies latest funding size

$65.31 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Oxford Nanopore Technologies investors

Oxford Nanopore Technologies's latest funding round in October 2018 was reported to be $65.3 m. In total, Oxford Nanopore Technologies has raised $830.3 m. Oxford Nanopore Technologies's latest valuation is reported to be $1.6 b.
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Oxford Nanopore Technologies Revenue

Oxford Nanopore Technologies's revenue was reported to be £32.52 m in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

32.5m

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

16.0m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

49.2%

Net income (FY, 2018)

(53.1m)

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

(62.4m)

EBIT (FY, 2018)

(62.7m)

Market valuation

1.6b

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

35.3m
GBPFY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

181.6k158.5k361.2k167.9k90.3k149.5k746.0k4.5m13.8m32.5m

Cost of goods sold

564.0k3.7m7.1m16.5m

Gross profit

182.0k867.0k6.7m16.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

24%19%49%49%
GBPFY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

7.7m6.4m14.0m20.3m16.2m6.7m21.9m28.1m24.9m52.6m64.1m57.8m35.3m

Accounts Receivable

4.7k188.2k78.5k1.4m4.4m10.9m

Inventories

22.0k340.0k6.4m18.6m

Current Assets

7.8m6.7m14.8m21.9m26.3m37.9m50.4m67.5m68.3m106.9m155.5m97.9m142.3m
GBPFY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(560.2k)(1.0m)(2.6m)(6.2m)(9.9m)(13.7m)(19.2m)(24.2m)(37.0m)(38.5m)(59.1m)(56.5m)(53.1m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(1.3m)(2.5m)(6.9m)(10.0m)(12.8m)(21.3m)(23.3m)(33.9m)(33.1m)(51.2m)(66.3m)(56.1m)

Cash From Financing Activities

25.0k10.0m13.9m17.3m24.9m31.7m39.7m34.9m70.4m80.1m79.7m50.8m

Net Change in Cash

(1.3m)7.6m6.3m9.1m(9.5m)15.2m6.2m(3.3m)27.7m11.4m(6.2m)(22.5m)
GBPY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

108.2k

Financial Leverage

1.2 x
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Oxford Nanopore Technologies Online and Social Media Presence

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Oxford Nanopore Technologies Blogs

NCM 2019

NCM 2019 NCM 2019: Live updates Follow the latest news and updates at @nanoporeconf or via the Nanopore Community James.Merner@n… Wed, 12/04/2019 - 16:40 Follow live @nanoporeconf #0E3B48

Long read sequencing of 1,817 Icelanders provides insight into the role of structural variants in human disease

Long read sequencing of 1,817 Icelanders provides insight into the role of structural variants in human disease jessica.davies… Fri, 11/22/2019 - 13:27

11 CLL Slide

11 CLL Slide "We sequenced 11 CLL patients and were able to identify SNVs, indels, genomic complexity and deletions, as well as accurately defining the IgHV region" Burns et al, University of Oxford James.Merner@n… Wed, 11/20/2019 - 09:30 Read more …

London Calling 2020 Slide

London Calling 2020 Slide London Calling 2020Tickets now on sale - first 50 available for £500! 20th - 22nd May James.Merner@n… Wed, 11/06/2019 - 12:42 Buy now Submit abstract #100C0B

ONT Goal

ONT Goal Our goal is to enable the analysis of any living thing, by anyone, anywhere Real-time nanopore-based DNA/RNA sequencing technology. Accessible, easy to use and fully scalable for any requirement. James.Merner@n… Tue, 10/29/2019 - 15:58 Get started …

Nanopore factory

Nanopore factory Our new 45,00 sq ft factory uses high tech automation to scale up production - to meet increased demand from global users James.Merner@n… Tue, 10/29/2019 - 15:56 Read more #5190C6
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Oxford Nanopore Technologies Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Oxford Nanopore Technologies founded?

    Oxford Nanopore Technologies was founded in 2005.

  • Who are Oxford Nanopore Technologies key executives?

    Oxford Nanopore Technologies's key executives are Gordon Sanghera, Spike Willcocks and Tim Cowper.

  • How many employees does Oxford Nanopore Technologies have?

    Oxford Nanopore Technologies has 390 employees.

  • What is Oxford Nanopore Technologies revenue?

    Latest Oxford Nanopore Technologies annual revenue is £32.5 m.

  • What is Oxford Nanopore Technologies revenue per employee?

    Latest Oxford Nanopore Technologies revenue per employee is £83.4 k.

  • Who are Oxford Nanopore Technologies competitors?

    Competitors of Oxford Nanopore Technologies include Eurofins Scientific, Pacific Biosciences of California and Complete Genomics.

  • Where is Oxford Nanopore Technologies headquarters?

    Oxford Nanopore Technologies headquarters is located at Gosling Building, Oxford Science Park, Edmund Halley Rd, Oxford.

  • Where are Oxford Nanopore Technologies offices?

    Oxford Nanopore Technologies has offices in Oxford, Little Chesterford, Cambridge, New York and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does Oxford Nanopore Technologies have?

    Oxford Nanopore Technologies has 5 offices.