NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pressure BioSciences today said that it has reached an agreement with investors on the first half of a targeted $1.2 million private placement.

The firm said that 17 investors have agreed to purchase Pressure Bio shares for approximately $600,000 in the initial tranche. The investors include Pressure Bio's board of directors, officers of the firm, all members of the prior board of directors, and several existing investors in the company.

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