Our mission is to transform pathology through AI-based tissue mining and standardization.
Visiopharm® is a world leader in AI-driven precision pathology software.
Visiopharm’s pioneering image analysis tools support thousands of scientists, pathologists, and image analysis experts in academic institutions, biopharmaceutical industry, and diagnostic centers. AI-based image analysis and tissue mining tools support research and drug development research worldwide, while CE-IVD APPs support primary diagnostics. With highly advanced and sophisticated artificial intelligence and deep learning, Visiopharm delivers tissue data mining tools, precision results, and workflows.
Visiopharm was founded in 2002 and is privately owned. The company operates internationally with over 780 user accounts and countless users in more than 40 countries. The company headquarters are in Denmark’s Medicon Valley, with offices in Sweden, England, Germany, Netherlands and the United States.
Visiopharm, a privately-owned company, was founded in 2002 by the Managing Director, and Chief Executive Officer, Michael Grunkin and the Chief Technical Officer, Johan Doré Hansen, who both have a strong scientific and practical background in image analysis.
Masters & PhDs
Masters & PhDs
Leading scientific advancement
Our solutions are featured in over 3300 scientific publications. Visiopharm is certified according to EN ISO 13485:2016, covering design, development, manufacture, installation, and service of in vitro diagnostics pathology software.
serving 19 of the top 20 big pharma companies
serving 19 of the top 20 big pharma companies
Technology & AI
Our company has grown into an international business with over 750 accounts in more than 40 countries. Our growing network of authorized distributors and partners support the growth of Visiopharm’s solutions on several continents including North America, Europe, and Asia.
rooted in AI
rooted in AI
Key moments from 20 years of transforming pathology through AI-based image analysis and workflow standardisation.
Oncotopix® Discovery with easy-to-use deep learning launches in the market
Visiopharm products now IVDR certified
Visiopharm announce passing an important milestone as it progresses towards its goal of getting their existing portfolio of diagnostic APPs certified under the new In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation (IVDR)
Patent granted for labelling histopathological images and training deep learning models.
Visiopharm and JiNan Danjier sign a partnership agreement for China
Global re-seller and co-development agreement signed with Agilent.
Visiopharm granted patent makes AI and deep learning truly scalable for the field of pathology.
Visiopharm announce co-marketing programme with Fluidigm.
Visiopharm and Proscia partner to deliver AI-enabled solutions that advance precision medicine.
Visiopharm announces its scientific advisory board (SAB), comprised of 11 industry experts in digital pathology, quality assessment, oncology, and immunology.
Visiopharm adds prestigious Frost and Sullivan Company of the Year award to its collection of accolades. The award recognises the company’s innovation and leadership in driving customer value and market penetration.
The company record 750 licenses sold in more than 40 countries.
Danish investors back Visiopharm with €13.3 million to fuel its international growth and establish the company’s software solution as the preferred choice for cancer research and diagnostics.
Merger with LRI Imaging AB and partnerships with Philips and Sectra.
Granted patent for assessment of staining quality.
Visiopharm shifts from tool provider to diagnostic company with the introduction of CE-IVD apps to their App Centre.
App Centre launched, providing ready-to-use AI-based apps, as well as APPs that scale to meet customer needs.
Visiopharm acquires Digital Pathology Consultants.
Scientific publications featuring Visiopharm’s software reach 2,000+.
Visiopharm is granted its first patent.
Visiopharm is established by CEO Michael Grunkin and CTO Johan Doré Hansen.
Awards and Certificates
Frost & Sullivan – Global Digital Pathology Solutions 2019
Visiopharm Earns Acclaim from Frost & Sullivan for Transforming Anatomic Pathology. Frost & Sullivan recognizes Denmark-headquartered Visiopharm A/S with the 2019 Global Company of the Year Award. The award recognizes a high degree of innovation with products and technologies, and the resulting leadership in terms of customer value and market penetration.
CIO Applications Top 25 Machine Learning Solution Providers 2019
Visiopharm was recognized by CIO Applications Magazine as CIO Applications Top 25 Machine Learning Solution Provider 2019. CIO Applications brings you the “Top 25 Machine Learning Solution Providers – 2019”. The CIO Application Magazine states: “The list features some of the most prominent machine solution providers in the industry that have excelled in their services and product portfolio in the ML space”.
Børsen Gazelle Growth Accelerator Award
Visiopharm wins Denmark’s leading business newspaper “Dagblade Børsen” Gazelle Growth Accellerator, the prestigious award “Børsen Gazelle 2017” as an identification of Denmark’s absolute growth elite.
The award is given as a recognition to achieve a continuous growth in revenue or gross profit for the last four financial years, and which has, in total, more than doubled the revenue or the gross profit in the period.
Danish EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™
Visiopharm was promoted two times for EY Entrepreneur of the Year in 2016 and 2017. We were placed among the top three nominees for the finalist in the Life Science category in 2017.
Ernst & Young, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ awards recognize and celebrate unstoppable entrepreneurs in their field.
We team up with
Visiopharm is an exclusive distributor of NanoZoomer whole slide scanners in the Netherlands and Denmark. Hamamatsu fuses cutting edge hardware technology with the philosophy of an intuitive interface design. As a result, the NanoZoomer series offer high productivity and user acceptance within multiple whole slide imaging application environments. Contact us to learn more.
CGI is a leading provider of end-to-end digital pathology solutions for a truly digital, highly efficient workflow that encompasses all processes from sample requisition to diagnosis. With more than 20 years of experience and profound domain expertise, CGI continues to improve and expand its pathology solutions, helping the public health sector in Denmark maintain its position as a world leader in pathology. CGI’s pathology solutions are used by all five regions in Denmark as well as in pathology labs in public and private hospitals in Denmark and abroad.
The aim of Nordic immunohistochemical Quality Control (NordiQC) is to promote the quality of immunohistochemistry and expand its clinical use by arranging schemes for immunohistochemical staining and providing examples of good protocols and other information including descriptions of epitopes and technical solutions. Visiopharm has a close collaboration with NordiQC on the development and validation of IHC APPs.
Visiopharm is a global distributor of ISENET’s Galileo CK family of TMA instruments provides an open architecture, and creates the perfect environment for client customizations including the use of different size blocks, and other unique features (i.e. use 96 well plates or Eppendorf vials for Tissue Core Nucleic Acid Extractions) including a record of core position and donor ID’s within an electronic report. Furthermore, this feature allows the possibility to export the xml file to any commercial digital scanner (Aperio, Hamamatsu, etc.) allowing the possibility to keep the digital scanner and visual imaging software in use in the lab.
Akoya Biosciences develops innovative technologies for life science researchers to enable spatially-resolved, quantitative tissue phenotyping at the cellular and subcellular level. The combined technologies of Phenoptics and CODEX are fueling advances in next generation tissue analysis by providing comprehensive solutions including instrumentation, reagents and software. Akoya Biosciences is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA
Agilent Technologies Inc. is a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets. Now in its 20th year as an independent company delivering insight and innovation toward improving the quality of life, Agilent instruments, software, services, solutions, and people provide trusted answers to customers’ most challenging questions.
By seamlessly integrating Visiopharm’s image analysis (IA) suite into Proscia’s Concentriq® image management system (IMS), we’re creating a connected digital ecosystem that eliminates data silos and facilitates the introduction of analysis results into routine research. As a result, your users can make faster, more informed decisions in image-based research.
We aim to improve patient care through monitoring the quality of tests and their reporting, in an independent manner and on a not-for-profit basis. We are here to help ensure optimal quality in testing for the benefit of patients. We believe that the result of tests should be: Comparable, Safe, Clinically useful to the patient no matter where or when they are performed.