Bar Harbor BioTechnology announced that it has won a development award from the Maine Technology Institute. The award, worth $334,632, will help the privately held company develop human genetic profiling products.

The award "will enable us to develop new products specifically applied to study gene profile changes during human disease states and genetic risk assessment," said company CSO Derry Roopenian in a statement.

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