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Nicoya has been selected to receive advisory services and approximately $299,000 from the federal government to develop a portable COVID-19 diagnostic test.
Part of the new funding will thus go on building out its commercial team in the US — now its main market.
Palantir Technologies has raised another $500 million in what is widely expected to be its final round of private funding before the Palo Alto-based data mining unicorn makes a run at Wall Street.
Biotech startup Biomoneta will use the new funding to further the development of its ZeBox germicidal technology and take it to market.
Vancouver-based Victory Square Health has acquired assets and intellectual properties from Brazilian company Safetest Comércio de Diagnósticos for $4 million.
San Francisco-based health care investment firm Redmile Group led the round. The company had previously raised about $82.4 million.
Plume offers a medical evaluation, ongoing monitoring and lab assignments and prescriptions. Soon, the company will also provide medication delivery, as well.
Repare Therapeutics seeks to raise up to US$152-million in Nasdaq share offering (THE GLOBE AND MAIL)
Montreal cancer drug developer Repare Therapeutics Inc. increased the target size of its Nasdaq initial public offering by more than half on Monday, saying it could raise up to US$152-million.
Federal government launching national contact tracing app in collaboration with Shopify, BlackBerry (BETAKIT)
Canada is set to launch a national app for contact tracing that was developed in partnership with Canadian tech companies Shopify and BlackBerry.