Vision & Mission

We provide a Data Sciences expertise dedicated to the development and improvement of healthcare products and services.

We are a spin-off of UCLouvain, incorporated in 2012, based in Belgium and active mostly in Western Europe.

Governance

Founders

DNAlytics has been founded by Prof. Pierre Dupont, full professor at UCLouvain, teaching AI, machine learning and bioinformatics (a.o.) within the Polytechnical School of Louvain and Thibault Helleputte, PhD.

Board of Directors

DNAlytics Board is composed of experienced entrepreneurs and life science industry veterans, as well as DNAlytics founders. By alphabetical order:

  • Callataÿ & Wouters Ventures (Didier de Callataÿ and Godefroid de Wouters are the former founders and directors of Callataÿ & Wouters, now acquired by Sopra)
  • Pierre Dupont (Founder and Professor at UCLouvain)
  • Fournier-Majoie Foundation (represented by Dr Jérôme Majoie, Observer)
  • Thibault Helleputte (Founder and CEO of DNAlytics)
  • Thomas Quinet (Financial Director at PSI Metals)
  • Daniel Lebeau (former CIO at GSK)

Shareholders

DNAlytics is a privately held company. Shareholders include company founders Pierre Dupont and Thibault Helleputte. Other shareholders (an investment fund, several business angels and collaborators)  joined them by the end of 2014. All of them benefit from a strong business and/or scientific experience.

Awards

DNAlytics has received many awards over the years :

  • IBM/FNRS Award (2011) – Best Computer Sciences PhD Thesis Award for T. Helleputte, Brussels, Belgium. This work is part of DNAlytics’ technology.
  • Microsoft Boostcamp Innovation Award (2011) – First prize -Innovation Award- of the Microsoft Innovation Center Boostcamp, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.
  • Mind & Market (2011) – Best Health Startup Project of the Mind&Market Entrepreneurship Fair in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.
  • Mind & Market (2013) – Best Startup Project of the Mind&Market Entrepreneurship Fair in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.
  • eHealth Solution EU SME Competition (2013) – Finalist. This competition occurred within the eHealth Week 2013 organized by the European Commission, Dublin, Ireland.
  • MIT Innovators Under 35 (2015)
  • Digital Wallonia – Digital 4 Good (2021) – Recognition of the tremendous amount of work and support provided by DNAlytics to authorities and population during the COVID19 crisis.

 

Ecosystem

Our technological and marketing positioning translates also in taking active participation into dynamic ecosystems. We are namely members of AI4Belgium and Biowin.