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Join Civilization Ventures to Discuss AI and Big Data in Digital Health, August 23

Please Join Us in SOMA  –  Digital health is a fast-growing sector with important implications in healthcare. With the increase in the volume of data, artificial intelligence has become an important part in processing data in digital health. Join us for an investor panel discussion that will explore the role of AI in digital health. Co-hosted by IndieBio and B...

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Ample Secures $31 Million Series A to Bring Energy to Electric Cars

Reported in The Wall Street Journal, Electrek.co, and Business Wire: Ample Secures $31 Million Series A to Bring Energy to Electric Cars – Ample, a technology company focused on solving the energy delivery challenge for electric cars, co-founded by Khaled Hassounah and John de Souza, announced today that it has closed a $31 million Series A round of financing. Shell Ventures led the...

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Manus Bio makes series A breakthrough

A recent article on Manus Bio  –  The MIT spinout has raised $19.4m from unnamed backers, and the plant-based ingredient developer will use the cash to expand its production capacity. Manus Bio, a US-based natural ingredient supplier spun out from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has secured $19.4m in a series A round ...

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Remote Monitoring Offers Opportunity to Improve Patient Care

A recent article highlighting Pillo Health –  When Reena Sangar recently had a sore throat, she photographed it and sent the image to her doctor. Within 8 minutes, she had a message telling her how to manage it. “That kind of technology is transformative for me as a user,” said Sangar, head of digital and connective health at Ipsos, a global research and consul...

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Rapid 3D Printing Of High-Res, Viable Human Organs Possible

A recent  report about Prellis Biologics –  It can be estimated that every year, in the United States alone, about 900,000 deaths can be prevented if there was no shortage of organs, or if transplants were not delayed and readily available to patients of organ failure. In fact, a Forbes study has ranked the lack of tissue transplants as one of the leading causes...

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Rocket Pharma - Initiation of Research Coverage by William Blair & Company Announced

From William Blair & Company: Initiation of Research Coverage for Two Gene Therapy Companies –  William Blair & Company initiated research coverage of two gene therapy companies—Krystal Biotech, Inc. (KRYS $15.07) and Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (RCKT $19.17). Analyst Raju Prasad said that shares of Krystal Biotech hold a positive risk/reward profile ahead ...

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Evonetix, Durham University Partner on £1.3M Project to Develop DNA Synthesis Method

From Genome Web: Evonetix, Durham University Partner on £1.3M Project to Develop DNA Synthesis Method  –  British synthetic biology firm Evonetix said today that it has launched a £1.3 million ($1.7 million) project in partnership with Durham University to develop a proprietary method for DNA synthesis. Evonetix's core technology uses an addressable silicon array t...

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