Deton in Top 25 out of Record-Breaking 700 Applications for 2018 Program from 34 Countries At Deton, we are excited to be part of the 25 companies that were selected for the 2018 Medtech Innovator Accelerator program. The program will provide us access to experts and mentors and will get our Aerosol Biopsy solution closer to lung disease patients. MedTech Innovator Press Release ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 8, 2018 Contact: Chris Angermayer, CEO (626) 460- 3050 chris@seqonce.com Investment capital will enable SeqOnce to launch its Library Construction Kit for Next Generation Sequencing PASADENA, Calif. (May 7, 2018) – SeqOnce Biosciences, Inc. announced today it has completed a $1 million series seed capital funding round led by Pasadena, California based Mount Wilson Ventures (MWV). The funds will be deployed to support the commercialization of SeqOnce’s fast and simple library construction kit for whole genome next generation sequencing (NGS). “SeqOnce has developed a remarkably fast and efficient protocol for library preparation that will disrupt the growing NGS market,” said Mike Giardello, Ph.D., Partner at Mount Wilson Ventures. “The SeqOnce kit reduces library construction time from ...
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By: Kevin Smith Pasadena has long been a mecca for tech firms and startups but the city’s bioscience industry is also ramping up, powered by a clustering of related businesses, research, clinical settings and talent. Caltech, one of the top research universities in the world, sits at the heart of this activity. But it doesn’t end there. The city is also home to Heritage Medical Research Institute, Huntington Medical Research Institutes and the Pasadena Bio Collaborative incubator, among others. Retrofitting and new construction A big part of the growth is being fueled by expansion. The Los Angeles-based Doheny Eye Institute, a world leader in vision science, is renovating a 113,000-square-foot building at 150 N. Orange Grove Blvd. that once served as the global headquarters for ...
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By: Dana Bartholomew Once barren, region now features nine programs supporting 50 companies Jason Sharkey of Platinum Group Coatings meets with Rep. Judy Chu and Pasadena Bio's President, Robert "Bud" Bishop A Los Angeles biotech startup hoping to launch the next big drug or medical device might have gone broke trying to open a research laboratory as recently as the turn of the century. Not so these days – fledgling firms in the region now can rent lab space at a growing number of life science incubators, which can cut costs and help draw millions of dollars in support for promising drugs and medical devices. The region’s incubators were showcased April 5 at a UCLA conference in support of startup ...
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March 5, 2018 - We are thrilled! Out of 13 companies that pitched at UCLA, Deton was chosen as the Winner of the Audience Choice Award. The audience included judges from Illumina Ventures, Johnson & Johnson, Becton Dickinson, Amgen, W.L. Gore, Bristol Capital Advisors, venture capital firms, and local angel groups. Deton advanced to the main event through a 1 min elevator pitch. During the 5 min pitch followed by a Q & A Deton convinced the judges and audience to go on and win the Audience Choice Award. More than 70 companies were screened to be part of the 2018 Medtech Innovator Los Angeles Pitch Event and more than 700 companies applied to be part of the Medtech Innovator’s ...
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