NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Georgia Tech spinoff Axion Biosystems announced today that it has closed a $6 million equity financing.

The company, which manufactures the Maestro multiwell microelectrode array platforms, said it will use the proceeds to support the growth of its life science instruments product line. The Georgia Research Alliance Venture Fund led the investment.

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