As synthetic biology continues to grow, advanced benchtop systems are becoming available to make research and product development easier. Now, Inscripta, a digital genome engineering company, has announced the first commercial shipment of its Onyx platform. The platform is the world's first fully automated benchtop instrument for genome-scale engineering. Inscripta also announced its Series E funding of $150 million.
Solid Power, an industry-leading producer of all solid-state batteries for electric vehicles, today announced a $130 million Series B investment round. The investment positions Solid Power to produce full-scale automotive batteries, increase associated material output and expand in-house production capabilities for future vehicle integration.
Continuing what has been a busy year for the startup, Boulder-based ColdQuanta has brought on $20 million to help commercialize its quantum computing technology. The investment brings ColdQuanta’s total funding to $74 million and comes from existing investors including Foundry Group, Global Frontier Quantum Opportunity Fund, LCP Quantum Partners and Maverick Ventures.
This technology is a patent-pending method and process to utilize tantala material for nonlinear photonics. Tantala offers superior material properties for integrated nonlinear photonics compared to other materials such as silicon nitride.
Say hello to Licensing Manager Joshua Bennett, who has been a member of the Venture Partners team for the past two years. He helps manage the intellectual property portfolio (patents and copyrights) for CU Boulder physical science inventions.