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AmpliPhi Biosciences Announces Pricing of $6.6 Million Underwritten Public Offering

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AmpliPhi Biosciences Corporation (NYSE AMERICAN: APHB), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on precisely targeted bacteriophage therapeutics for patients with serious and life-threatening antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 16,537,500 shares of [...]

Twist Bioscience Files for $86.3M IPO

Today, Twist Bioscience filed an S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), announcing its intent to undergo an initial public offering. The filing shows that Twist intends to raise $86.3 million in funds, though it does not include [...]

Pivot Bio Closes $70 Million Series B Financing to Deliver First and Only Clean Alternative to Synthetic Nitrogen Fertilizer for U.S. Corn Farmers

Company initiates commercial sales of its flagship product, Pivot Bio PROVENTM, across the U.S.  SAN FRANCISCO – October 2, 2018 – 4:30 a.m. PT – Pivot Bio announced today $70 million in a Series B funding round led by Breakthrough [...]

Ecovia Renewables Awarded $500,000 Phase IIB NSF Grant to Develop High-Performing and Eco-Friendly Superabsorbent Biopolymers

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, September 17, 2018— Ecovia Renewables Inc. announced today that the company was awarded a $500,000 Phase IIB Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to expand the scope of their current NSF [...]

Synvitrobio Rebrands as Tierra Biosciences, Announces $2.6M Seed Round to Discover Unexplored Areas of Biology

Louis Metzger, Ph.D. joins as Chief Scientific Officer September 11, 2018 01:58 PM Eastern Daylight Time SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synvitrobio, the leader in cell-free natural product discovery, announced the closure of an oversubscribed $2.6 million seed funding round, led by [...]

Scale up Photanol BV to build demonstration plant at AkzoNobel site in Delfzijl

Photanol BV, Amsterdam, has closed a substantial new financing round (€8M) to demonstrate its industrial capabilities to produce chemicals from CO2 and sunlight. The commitment of new shareholders GROEIfonds, Innovatiefonds Noord-Nederland and Investeringsfonds Groningen, as well as the continued [...]