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Protagen Closes $4.2M Financing Round

NEW YORK, May 8 (GenomeWeb News) - Protagen said today that it has closed its second round of financing, raising €3.3 million ($4.2 million).

According to the protein biochip developer, the financing round included both new and existing investors. Proceeds of the financing will be used to expand the company's sales activities in Europe and the US, as well as to broaden its product pipeline.  


Investors in the financing round included S-Venture Capital Dortmund and MIG AG Funds 1 and 3.


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