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SimPath licenses novel ORNL system for enhanced synthetic biology

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Oct. 16, 2017--SimPath has licensed a novel cloning system developed by the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory that generates and assembles the biological building blocks necessary to synthetically bioengineer new medicines and fuels. Knoxville, Tennessee-based [...]

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Oxford Biotrans raises £2.1 million

10th October 2017  - Oxford Biotrans has announced that it has closed £2.1m in new funding. The investment was led by Touchstone Innovations (formerly Imperial Innovations) with participation from existing shareholders including the University of Oxford and Oxford Investment Consultants/Oxford [...]

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Illumina Ventures Closes $230 Million Fund

Genomics-focused fund will support breakthroughs in life science research, clinical diagnostics, novel therapeutic platforms, and other technologies impacting human health San Francisco – Oct. 16, 2017 – Illumina Ventures, an independent, early-stage venture capital firm, announced today that it has raised $230 million [...]

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Warp Drive Bio Forms Strategic Collaboration to Advance Novel Classes of Antibiotics to Combat Multi-Drug-Resistant Bacterial Infections

Collaboration with Roche Deploys Warp Drive’s Proprietary Genome Mining™ Platform to Discover Multiple Novel Classes of Antibiotics Warp Drive to Receive up to $387 Million in Upfront Fees and Milestone Payments Roche Gaining Worldwide Rights to Advance Certain Antibiotic [...]

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Genomatica wins ICIS Innovation Award for GENO BG™ process

Also reveals they will market their biobased butylene glycol as a branded ingredient for cosmetics and personal care SAN DIEGO, Oct. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ICIS, the world’s largest petrochemical market information provider, announced that Genomatica was declared the [...]

Riffyn Introduces First-of-Kind Scientific Development Environment to Address $100B of Lost Productivity in Scientific R&D

Riffyn's cloud-based R&D software connects previously siloed data to deliver reproducible science ready for machine learning OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Riffyn, a global provider of R&D software, announced the release of its pioneering Scientific Development Environment (SDE). The [...]