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New Venture Funds to Back Life Science, Tech Start-Ups

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Three new venture funds are seeking to invest up to $6.3 billion in start-up companies with advances in life sciences, health care, energy, and information technologies. . . . → Read More: New Venture Funds to Back Life Science, Tech Start-Ups

Food Protein Biotech Adds €4M in Seed Funds

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A new company creating protein ingredients for food products from carbon dioxide converted by engineered bacteria is raising €4 million more in seed funds. . . . → Read More: Food Protein Biotech Adds €4M in Seed Funds

DNA Storage Start-Up Gains €5M in Seed Funds

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A new company developing DNA as a data storage medium with sustainable processes is raising €5 million ($US 5.22 million) in seed funding. . . . → Read More: DNA Storage Start-Up Gains €5M in Seed Funds

Infographic – Smart Home Technologies Emerge

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While these systems promise a more connected, efficient, and pleasant home, they require continued development of underlying basic technologies. . . . → Read More: Infographic – Smart Home Technologies Emerge

Exec. Order Aims to Boost U.S. Biotech, Manufacturing

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An executive order issued by President Joe Biden yesterday seeks to make biotechnology and biomanufacturing a centerpiece of the American economy. . . . → Read More: Exec. Order Aims to Boost U.S. Biotech, Manufacturing

Synthetic Bio Chemicals Start-Up Gains $5M in Early Funds

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A new enterprise using digital and synthetic biology to create sustainable chemicals at industrial scale is raising $5 million in pre-seed round funds. . . . → Read More: Synthetic Bio Chemicals Start-Up Gains $5M in Early Funds

Ginkgo Acquires Bayer Agricultural Biologics Technology

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Synthetic biology developer Ginkgo Bioworks is acquiring agricultural biologics assets from Bayer, transforming the companies’ five-year partnership. . . . → Read More: Ginkgo Acquires Bayer Agricultural Biologics Technology

NASA Supporting Electric Alternative to Rocket Launch

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A company creating an electric-powered launch technology says NASA agreed to a test later this year of a space satellite launched in low earth orbit. . . . → Read More: NASA Supporting Electric Alternative to Rocket Launch

Synthetic Bio Harnessed for Jet Fuel from CO2

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A company that captures and converts greenhouse gases to usable materials with synthetic biology is developing a process to produce aviation fuel. . . . → Read More: Synthetic Bio Harnessed for Jet Fuel from CO2

Biotech Converting CO2 to Food Components Raises $7M

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A start-up company creating a process to convert carbon dioxide into food protein elements with microorganisms is raising $7 million in seed funds. . . . → Read More: Biotech Converting CO2 to Food Components Raises $7M