iGEM startup Opentrons announces $10M funding round and new lab robot

Apr 05, 2018

Opentrons, an iGEM startup that came out of the work of the 2014 Genspace team, announced a $10M funding round and the launch of the new OT-2 lab robot.

Opentrons is making automation accessible for any lab, starting with affordable pipetting robots for biologists. With its easy-to-use hardware and an open software platform, Opentrons automates manual lab work and empowers collaborative research for life scientists. Opentrons is used by scientists at 70 percent of top 10 largest pharma companies and 90 percent of top 50 biology research universities, and is backed by Khosla Ventures, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, and Y Combinator Continuity Fund.

Read more about Opentrons and their new robot.

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