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Helixworks identifies Cork site for first Irish DNA foundry

The data storage company is backed by Sean O’Sullivan’s venture capital fund SOSV

28th May, 2017
Sean O’Sullivan

Helixworks will open the country’s first DNA foundry, which manufactures high quality synthetic DNA quickly and cheaply, in Cork this September.

The data storage company, which is backed by Sean O’Sullivan’s venture capital fund SOSV, is close to closing its first major investment round of €1 million.

“Most of the world’s DNA foundries are based in the US and China. There are hardly any in Europe, and there are...

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