PlexPress, a spinout of Finland's VTT Technical Research Center that specializes in multiplex gene-expression analysis, announced this week that it has secured $2.75 million in an initial venture capital seed funding round to help it launch its technology platform by the third quarter.

PlexPress' core technology, transcription analysis with affinity capture, or TRAC, was developed by researchers at VTT to provide high-content gene-expression analysis of between two and 150 genes in up to several thousand samples.

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