NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Innovate UK said today that it has designated up to £5 million ($6.6 million) to support capital investment in equipment that increases the UK’s capacity to develop and commercialize genomic analysis technologies.

The funding is part of the UK government's £210 million "data-to-early-diagnosis and precision medicine challenge" under its Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, which aims to encourage the business and research communities to create new tools to diagnose diseases earlier and more easily.

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