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Start-Up Developing Efficient RNA Process, Raises $12M

Vials and bottles

A company formed earlier this year is commercializing a more efficient process for making synthetic RNA molecules and raising $12 million in seed funds. . . . → Read More: Start-Up Developing Efficient RNA Process, Raises $12M

Eye Disease Gene-Therapy Biotech Adds Venture Funds

Monitor eyes

A biotechnology company designing treatments for inherited eye diseases with Crispr gene editing is raising €75 million in venture financing. . . . → Read More: Eye Disease Gene-Therapy Biotech Adds Venture Funds

Cell, mRNA Therapy Biotech Raises $165M in Early Funds

T-cells illustration

A new company, founded by university medical researchers, is developing cell therapies engineered with messenger RNA or mRNA to work inside the body. . . . → Read More: Cell, mRNA Therapy Biotech Raises $165M in Early Funds

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

Brewer's yeast

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

Biotech Start-Up Demonstrates Cancer Therapy, Raises $6.4M

DNA puzzle

A new biotechnology company demonstrated in lab mice its therapy for glioblastoma, an aggressive brain cancer, that overcomes limitations of current treatments. . . . → Read More: Biotech Start-Up Demonstrates Cancer Therapy, Raises $6.4M

Biotechs Discover Antimicrobial Peptide for Food Safety

Harvesting apples

Two biotechnology companies say they discovered a peptide molecule with antimicrobial properties for faster identification and containment of food contamination outbreaks. . . . → Read More: Biotechs Discover Antimicrobial Peptide for Food Safety

Infographic – Digital Health Keeps Clicking in 2022

Digital health venture funding

While venture capital funding for digital health start-ups worldwide is down compared to last year, the pace so far in 2022 remains on an historically strong track. . . . → Read More: Infographic – Digital Health Keeps Clicking in 2022

Synthetic Bio Microbiome Biotech Gains $15M in Seed Funds

Stephanie Culler

A developer of therapies produced with synthetic biology for diseases linked to microbes in the gut is raising $15 million in seed financing. . . . → Read More: Synthetic Bio Microbiome Biotech Gains $15M in Seed Funds

Infographic – US Biotech Investments Stay Strong

Chart: biotech venture investments

The first half half of 2022 shows venture investments in U.S. biotechnology start-ups cooled from the blistering pace of last year, but biotech remains a robust sector. . . . → Read More: Infographic – US Biotech Investments Stay Strong

Precision Protein Design Start-Up Gains $40M in Early Funds

Chemical atom model

A start-up company designing and testing precise proteins within live animals to speed creation of new therapeutics is raising $40 million in its first venture round. . . . → Read More: Precision Protein Design Start-Up Gains $40M in Early Funds