Can Scottish support help Inverness Medical Innovations beat the odds on at-home diagnostics?

The Waltham, Mass. diagnostic and nutritional supplement company will receive $57 million from Scottish government-funded ITI Life Sciences to develop a new diagnostic platform for use in human-health tests. The company also plans to spend $129 million of its own money to research, develop, manufacture, and commercialize the tests, with an initial focus on near-patient and in-home cardiology diagnostics, Inverness said this week.

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