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Nucleome Therapeutics raises oversubscribed £37.5 million Series A financing

Nucleome Therapeutics Limited, a recently graduated BioEscalator tenant decoding the dark matter of the human genome to discover first-in-class precision medicines, today announces it has closed an oversubscribed £37.5 million Series A financing round. The funds will be used to advance the biotech company's autoimmune disease programmes, fuel the expansion of its dark genome atlas and further develop its pioneering platform.

Ochre Bio raises $30M (£27M) Series A financing for the development of RNA therapies for chronic liver diseases

Proceeds to support the development of first candidates for IND-enabling studies, as well as expand discovery and RNA chemistry capabilities to address a wider set of serious liver-related diseases. Additional capabilities create one the world’s fastest liver R&D pipelines. In a matter of days, Ochre can identify a novel target, synthesize an RNA therapy, and test it in a human liver.

Mental health in the SME community

Starting up your own business is challenging at the best of times; business plans, funding, licensing and IP are just a few of the hurdles founders face. In addition to the global pandemic and the current financial crisis in the UK, SMEs are under more pressure than ever.

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