Burrill s Sammut Considers a Biosecurity VC Fund | GenomeWeb

Government grants for biodefense-related research have ballooned in the last few years, creating a potential windfall for many scientists using techniques derived from genomics to discover new approaches to battling infectious disease. Now, life sciences merchant bank Burrill & Co. is considering whether to inject a new source of capital into the equation by launching its own venture capital fund to support early-stage biodefense-related companies.

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