NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – UK-based contract research and synthetic DNA firm SpheriTech said today that it has received an investment of an undisclosed sum from an anonymous angel investor.

The company is using the funds, which it said is in the six-figure range, to hire additional staff and to attract other investors and win government research grants or loans.

"For a company like ours to get off the ground, it's absolutely essential to secure government finance," SpheriTech CEO and Founder Don Wellings said in a statement.

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