By Doug Macron

About a year and a half after its founding, siRNA delivery firm Qualiber has secured a $30,000 low-interest loan from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center to help it with non-scientific startup activities.

Advancing its technology, however, will require additional funding, and the company hopes that an ongoing technology-evaluation deal with a bigger partner will translate into a full-fledged collaboration and provide partnership revenues.

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