Cytapex Bioinformatics

Cytapex Bioinformatics in its acquisition by Insightful Science


Cytapex Bioinformatics




Emerging and High Growth Companies

Date Closed

May 2020


Pharmaceuticals, Biotech and Life Sciences

Lead Office



On May 20, 2020, Insightful Science announced its acquisition of Cytapex Bioinformatics. The acquisition will add Cytapex to Insightful Science’s rapidly growing Bioinformatics division and will aid Insightful Science in the acceleration of scientific research and discovery through Cytapex’s algorithms.

Cytapex is a bioinformatics contract research organization specialized in leveraging world-leading algorithms for the analysis of big cytometry data. Cytapex is focused on improving and automating high-throughput and high-dimensional cytometry informatics for basic and clinical research, biomarker discovery and clinical trials.

Insightful Science is a technology company specialized in category-leading software designed to empower scientists throughout the research and development process.

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP advised Cytapex Bioinformatics with a team consisting of Mark Longo (Emerging and High Growth Companies), Laura Webb (Emerging and High Growth Companies), Sagar Memon (Corporate), Sam Ip (Technology), Dov Begun (Tax), Shaun Parker and Adam LaRoche (Employment & Labour).