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BioTrove Raises $13.7M in Second Round of Financing

NEW YORK, April 15 (GenomeWeb News) - Biotrove has raised $13.7 million in a second round of financing, the company said today.

 

The Woburn, Mass.-based company will use the cash to commercialize its Living Chip SNP genotyping chip and Momentum assay development and screening platforms. BioTrove will also use the funds to support construction of a 10,000-square-foot manufacturing facility.

 

The round follows a first round of financing, announced in January. New investors in the second round included Echelon Ventures and Fletcher Spaght.

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