Fast PCR Diagnostics to Receive $25k in Seed Funding
Fast PCR Diagnostics, an Arizona-based developer of PCR (polymerase chain reaction) technology to amplify and quantify the presence of a specific DNA/RNA sequence, will receive $25k in seed funding.
The company will commercialize a system for portable, and accurate diagnosis of blood infection, which can be utilized in medical diagnostics especially within the emergency room (ER) setting.
The capital will be provided by the Arizona Commerce Authority and BioAccel, as part of the AZ Furnace Accelerator, the state’s technology transfer startup program. AZ Furnace is statewide, public-private partnership among the Arizona Commerce Authority, BioAccel, Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, University of Arizona, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona Technology Enterprises, and Dignity Health Arizona.