Healthcare Author: Fuller Wang Apr 19, 2021 04:29 PM (GMT+8)

The molecular diagnostics company plans to use the fund for large-scale clinical trials and layout in core tertiary hospitals.

Molecular diagnosis, medical imaging, precision medicine

GenomePrecision has announced that it has completed a Series C round financing of CNY 35 million, which is led by Sunland Fund and ZGC Co-Innovation Fund, and followed by Yinhe Yuanhui Investment, Guiyang Venture Capital, Zhejiang Juren Capital and Oriental Fortune Capital. According to the company, the funds raised in series C will be used for large-scale clinical trials and registration declarations for the company's molecular diagnostic reagent products, and services layout in Chinese core tertiary hospitals.

Founded in 2015, Beijing GenomePrecision Technology has been focusing on comprehensive molecular diagnostics enterprise integrating research. The founder of the company is one of the top molecular diagnostics experts in China, who has led the team to build a national high-tech center in China.

Molecular diagnostics is an industry with a close capital focus in recent years, and the technology can be applied to oncology testing and infectious disease testing (two of the most growth-enhancing areas in the next 5-10 years). According to CIC, the potential market size for early cancer detection in China will reach USD 28.9 billion by 2030, indicating a high potential market. The company has so far established six technology platforms capable of providing services real-time PCR, first-generation Sanger sequencing, second-generation high-throughput NGS sequencing, flow cytometry, and visual detection services. The company also indicated that it plans to obtain more than 30 licenses of molecular diagnostics for blood diseases by the end of 2024 and become a top molecular diagnostics company in China.