Innovate UK UK Startup Great North Research & Innovation Awarded $319K to Develop Point-of-Care Sepsis Diagnostic Premium The funding should help the nascent diagnostics company make progress on its aim to have a working prototype of the test finished by year-end. DNAe, Imperial College London, U of Leicester to Develop NGS-Based Breast Cancer Monitoring Test The project comes with an Innovate UK Knowledge Transfer Partnership award, which formalizes a collaboration between DNAe and Imperial College London. Sano Genetics, Patients Know Best, BenevolentAI, C4X Discovery Form Ulcerative Colitis Alliance The British companies will collaborate on a database to support ulcerative colitis research and identify new drug targets for the disease. University of Manchester, Sano Genetics to Research Eye Diseases The partners plan to build a database of genomic and patient-reported data to identify how genetics can impact disease outcome. Innovate UK Grants University of Oxford, ATDBio £370K for Single-Cell Sequencing Tech Development UK-based ATDBio will develop new oligonucleotide-tagged microbeads for use in droplet-based single-cell RNA sequencing, to be evaluated by researchers at Oxford. Feb 4, 2019 Mendelian Wins £500K Grant to Improve Rare Disease Dx Dec 13, 2018 PredictImmune Wins £100K Grant for Study of IBD Prognostic Jul 2, 2018 Evonetix, Durham University Partner on £1.3M Project to Develop DNA Synthesis Method Jun 20, 2018 Innovate UK Pledges £5M in Funding to Advance Genomics Technology Mar 8, 2018 Cytox, Cardiff University Win $1.1M Grant to Validate Alzheimer's Risk Panel Oct 10, 2017 Oxford BioDynamics Advances Epigenetic Signatures for Breast Cancer, ALS Premium Jan 16, 2017 Horizon Discovery Licenses CRISPR for Use in Cell Lines for Biomanufacturing Dec 15, 2015 Almac, Analytics to Use Innovate UK Grant to Improve Bioinformatics for Biomarker Discovery Premium Oct 26, 2015 UK's Precision Medicine Catapult Plans Six Centers of Excellence Jul 27, 2015 UK Firm Repositive Secures Funds to Develop First Commercial Software Solution Premium Dec 17, 2014 UK Awards Consortium £850K to Validate ALS Epigenetic Biomarkers Jun 16, 2014 Horizon Discovery, LGC Receive Grant to Develop Genetic Dx Reference Standard Materials Apr 15, 2014 UK to Fund Small Business Feasibility Studies for Genomics, Bioinformatics Technologies Mar 11, 2014 Consortium Headed by Enigma Dx Receives $2.3M to Develop TB Assay Nov 26, 2013 UK to Award $6M for Business-led Efforts to Develop Synthetic Biology Tools Oct 17, 2013 QuantuMDx Gets $1.6M from UK Government for Drug-resistant TB Test Jul 11, 2013 UK Investing $15.1M into New Synthetic Biology Center Mar 7, 2013 UK Drops $8M into Synthetic Bio Business Projects Nov 5, 2012 QuantuMDx Wins UK Funding for Rapid Cancer Dx Tech May 29, 2012 UK Plans $10M in Grants to Spur Synthetic Bio Business Projects Load More Breaking News People in the News at Pacific Biosciences, Metabolon, NeoGenomics, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Tethis, Invitae, PerkinElmer, More In Brief This Week: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Bruker, Quantum-Si, BioMérieux, More Luminex Obtains CE Marking for MDx Panel to Detect Flu A/B, RSV, COVID-19 Palmetto Finalizes Positive LCD for Prostate Cancer Risk Tests Gene Expression, Histology Reveal Clues for Targeted Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment The Scan Call for a Different Tack Experts weigh the value of recent experiments testing genetically modified pig kidneys using brain-dead individuals, according to Nature News. Wastewater Warning The New York Times reports that wastewater surveillance in some parts of the US point to a possible surge. Can't Get in the Program Due to the Northern Ireland protocol dispute, the European Union is preventing UK researchers from joining the Horizon Europe research program, the Times of London reports. Science Paper on Spatial-Controlled Genome Editing In Science this week: approach to enable a CRISPR-Cas13a-based system to be used as a cancer therapy.