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Alumni Founded Company Machine Bio Awarded Technology In Space Prize

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Machine Bio, Inc., a biotechnology startup from Claremont, CA, has been selected to receive up to $500,000 in grant funding through the Technology in Space Prize in partnership with the MassChallenge startup accelerator program. The Technology in Space Prize is an annual award opportunity from the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space, Inc. (CASIS) and Boeing  for qualified startup companies interested in leveraging the International Space Station (ISS) National Laboratory for research and technology development (R&D).

Machine Bio seeks to validate proprietary technology for the synthesis of protein from a DNA template in a single step onboard the space station. The project was announced last night at the MassChallenge awards dinner in Boston.

Congrats to the KGI alumni-founded company, Machine Bio!

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