OxGEn was founded in the framework of a grant project “STEP From Idea to the Market”. Grants were issued by CRDF ( and  Shota Rustaveli Foundation ( )  The company’s team includes graduates from Oxford, Obihiro and Johns Hopkins universities and consolidates 10 + years of experience and knowhow with the goal to develop kits, reagents and  assays for the life sciences market in Georgia and the Caucasus.