Less than a year after the merger between eBioinformatics and Empatheon created Entigen, the company has closed its Sydney, Australia, office and laid off all its employees in Australia.

A source at Entigen says that a “substantial number” of US employees were also let go. The source added that employees were told the company had been close to securing a new round of funding, but investors pulled out in the wake of the September 11 attack, leaving Entigen out of cash.

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