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Illumina, Twist Bioscience, Western Digital, and Microsoft are teaming up with others to make DNA-based data storage technologies interoperable.

The Boston-based firm is pursuing nanopore technology as a readout for its unique information-encoding format, which could help customers store vast amounts of data.

Horizons Ventures led the round, joined by Airbus Ventures, bringing the MIT spinout's fundraising total to date to more than $21 million.

The charity also announced a partnership with Sage Bionetworks to establish an online repository for biomarker data generated by grant recipients.

Genomics England has slashed storage costs by migrating to a new file system, while NIH's All of Us research program is seeking savings from a cloud environment.

The offering of common stock will be the second for Twist this year and the third since the company made its initial public offering in October 2018.

Illumina, Twist Bioscience, and DNA Script are among the private sector collaborators of the groups receiving funds to develop technology platforms.

French biopreservation firm Imagene will provide Twist with DNAshell technology and services to advance the storage of digital data in DNA.

This new VC round brings the cancer informatics and precision medicine company's total fundraising to $520 million and its valuation to $3.1 billion.

The informatics firms signed agreements to offer certain of their genomic data technologies on Google's cloud-based computing services platform.

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