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Private Company Edition: Jeito says its new first fund is Europe’s largest life science-focused fund. Illumina will use its venture capital to support tools, diagnostics, therapeutics and more. Also, IASO closed a $108m series C round and Amolyt raised $80m in series C financing.
Illumina selected seven start-ups to join the third funding cycle of its Accelerator in the US and UK.
With COVID-19 a residual but still very real issue globally, Novo Holdings asked the big diagnostics question at a recent high-level roundtable: How can stakeholders capitalize on this moment of acute public awareness of diagnostics to improve adoption of tests and screening in the long term? The CEOs of Roche Diagnostics, GE Healthcare, Labcorp and Synlab, among others, gave their thoughts on how the system must change.
The companies will argue the deal is “pro-competitive and life-saving” at a US Federal Trade Commission administrative trial on 24 August, but the FTC maintains the deal will hinder innovation in the multi-cancer diagnostics market. The merger is also facing regulatory scrutiny in Europe.
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