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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team of Swedish researchers has received SEK 30 million ($3.3 million) to develop a new nanotechnology platform for detecting blood-borne markers in lung and breast cancer.

The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) is leading the new project which is set to commence in January 2017. Researchers from Karolinska Institutet, SciLifeLab, and Acreo Swedish ICT, an electronics research institute based in Stockholm, are also taking part in the effort, which is being primarily funded via the Erling-Persson Family Foundation.

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