NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Oxford Nanopore Technologies today said that it has raised £40 million ($63.7 million) through a private placement of ordinary shares.

Participants in the round include new and existing investors from the US, UK, and mainland Europe, the company said. New investors included Odey Asset Management.

The funds will go toward development of Oxford Nanopore's commercial and manufacturing infrastructure, continued R&D work directed at nanopore sensing, and other corporate purposes.

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