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Our Story

Learn more about our path to enabling the cure of 100 rare diseases within the next 10 years.

Who We Are?

In a world where there are 350 million rare disease patients, we recognize that we have to do something. In a field that addresses over 7,000 rare diseases, we realize that we have to start somewhere. In an industry that has less than 5% of approved treatments, we are here to be the ones who make bold progress.

What We Do?

CENTOGENE is on a mission to enable the cure of 100 rare diseases in 10 years. At the core of everything we do? Data. Leveraging a multi-pronged method to diagnose, understand, and treat rare diseases, CENTOGENE is the leading data-driven rare disease company.

Centogene Snapshot

Founded in 2006 with focus on rare, metabolic, and neurodegenerative – addressing the complete patient journey

Headquarters in Rostock, Germany, with other locations in Boston, MA, Berlin, Germany, and Rotkreuz, Switzerland

Rare disease-centric Biodatabank with >800,000 individuals

We are the unique and essential partner for patients, physicians, and biopharma, from diagnostics to discovery to clinical development to market access & expansion in rare, metabolic, and neurodegenerative diseases


CENTOGENE’s diagnostic footprint reaches far beyond our German roots. Having diagnosed over 2,500 rare diseases across 100 countries alongside a network of over 30,000 physicians, we have been spearheading revolutionary diagnostic solutions since we were founded in 2006. We have the broadest diagnostic testing portfolio for rare diseases, covering over 19,000 genes using over 10,000 different tests. Together, we can revolutionize the early detection of rare diseases.

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Enabling the cure of 100 rare diseases within the next 10 years


Since our founding, CENTOGENE has generated data-driven insights from our diagnostic business. Through our in-house research, we have discovered unique links between genetic diseases and their downstream effects using myriad ‘omic’ technologies. Our experts have contributed to over 200 peer reviewed publications. With our technology and expertise, we can help elucidate disease pathways, identify drug targets, and screen candidate drugs.

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We care. We collaborate. We innovate. We act with integrity. We deliver excellence.


We leverage our rare disease-centric Bio/Databank to revolutionize orphan drug development, working alongside over 30 pharmaceutical partners. CENTOGENE is currently pursuing research on three priority diseases – Gaucher disease, Niemann-Pick type C, and genetic Parkinson’s. Our mission: to enable the cure of 100 rare diseases in 10 years.

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Individuals in the CENTOGENE Biodatabank


Collected biosamples


Active physicians in our network


Genes covered in testing portfolio

Where To Find Us – Our Business Locations

Get in Touch With Our Customer Support

Our consultation service is available in several languages.

+49 (0) 381 80 113 - 416

Mon. – Fri. 7 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. CET
Sat. 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. CET

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For our US Partners:

+1 (617) 580 - 2102

Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. EST

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