Biocartis Granted $1.5M to Develop Liquid Biopsy Version of KRAS, BRAF Tests | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Belgian MDx Firm Biocartis announced today that it has received a €1.4 million ($1.5 million) grant from the Flemish Agency for Innovation by Science and Technology (IWT) to support the development of liquid biopsy versions of its solid tumor BRAF and KRAS diagnostics for melanoma and colorectal cancer.

The funds, made as part of an IWT-subsidized collaboration project called Early Diagnosis by Easy Sampling, will also support more general research on improved liquid biopsy methodologies, the company said.

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