NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – French synthetic DNA manufacturer DNA Script announced today that it has raised €11 million ($13.1 million) in a Series A financing round.

The round was led by Illumina Ventures — which has received a seat on DNA Script's board — and included investments from Merck KGaA's M Ventures, Sofinnova Partners, Kurma Partners, and Idinvest Partners.

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