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Gene Express Bags $1M Technology Grant

NEW YORK, March 3 - Gene expression analysis firm Gene Express was awarded a $1 million technology commercialization grant from the state of Ohio, the company said today.


The grant, awarded as part of $12.2 million the state bestowed under its "Third Frontier" technology initiative on Feb. 27, will be used to commercialize services and reagents for the Toledo, Ohio-based firm's Start-PCR (Standardized Reverse Transcriptase PCR) gene expression platform technology.


Ohio's Third Frontier project is a 10-year, $1.6 billion plan that aims to create new jobs by supporting high-tech startup companies in the state.

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