UK Optical Biochip Consortium Leveraging BioStatus Reagents; Spin-Out Co. in the Works? | GenomeWeb

Backed by approximately £2.3 million ($4.3 million) in funding from the UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Science Research Council and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, a consortium comprising about 20 scientists from four UK-based institutions is developing ‘optical biochips’ for applications in cell-based drug discovery, point-of-care diagnostic applications, and veterinary diagnostics, the BBSRC said last week.

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