Quretecs main product Qure Data Management Platform can be used for collection, handling, and analysis of data under high quality, security, and robustness requirements. Qure Data Management platform is well suitable for national health registers (cancer, HIV, tuberculosis, birth and death registers in Estonia), biobanks (Estonian Genome Center), clinical trials data management, feasibility studies, and national statistics (Estonian Population and Housing Census, Agricultural Census etc.).
Quretec Ltd. was established in 2006 as a software company building upon unique skills in data management solutions. The team was established in 2002 as an IT department of EGeen, a venture that started with a goal to collect and analyze the DNA samples of the Estonian population for drug discovery and personalized medicine development purposes. Since 2006 Quretec acts as privately held company.
Quretec is offering full package of data management services and software solutions for web based electronic data collection. Our list of experiences includes software solutions development for biobanking, health registries, clinical trials, national statistics, bioinformatics, biostatistics.
Quretec together with Department of Computer Science (University of Tartu) forms a joint bioinformatics, algorithmics, and data mining group BIIT. Our main research topics and capabilities include the gene regulation, gene expression data analysis, biological data mining, systems biology, combinatorial pattern matching, developing software for biomedical research databases, as well as partnering in stem cell and cancer related projects.
Quretec has extensive experience working with clinical and biological data. We have created several data management platforms for several biobanks and international research projects. Thus we have first-hand experience with data standards and respective data formats. We have proficiency in analyzing different omics datasets. On top of that we have developed data aggregation method above the current state of the art that enables combining different data types for biomarker discovery. Additionally we have generated data platform that re-uses ever growing number of public expression datasets and allows data comparisons otherwise impossible.
Quretec team consist of multi disciplinary research people from biological, computer science, bioinformatics and statistics background. The bioinformatics and data mining group is leaded by prof. Jaak Vilo, PhD, who is one of the most cited Estonian scientists. The software development team is leaded by Margus Jäger, MSc, who has more than 12 years of experience in software development, project managaement in numerous country wide systems development, including Estonian Genome Project, Estonian census software development, national health registries, and clinical trials.