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Swedish Bioinformatics Firm Ludesi Picks Up $3.4M Private Equity Investment

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Swedish venture capital group InnovationsKapital has invested SEK 25 million ($3.4 million) in Ludesi, a privately held Swedish bioinformatics company, Ludesi said yesterday.
 
Ludesi said that the funding will allow it to ramp up sales of its 2D electrophoresis gel image analysis software and to expand its product portfolio into other technologies for protein expression analysis.
 
Ludesi, founded in 2001, also counts the Sixth AP Fund and FöretagsByggarna as investors.

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