NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Swiss molecular diagnostics firm Biocartis today announced a €1.9 million ($2.5 million) subsidy from the Flemish government for the development of diagnostic cancer tests.

The funding is for a two-year period, during which Biocartis will develop tests to run on its fully automated system. The tests will be directed at the detection of known, validated oncogenes "and allow for more targeted treatment of certain cancers," Biocartis said.

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