A less-invasive brain diagnostic test, a surface so slippery bacteria can’t stick to it, and a low-cost mylar wrap to help warm babies’ heads after surgery were three of the projects on display at Boston Children’s Hospital’s first-ever Innovators Showcase Friday.
Read MoreEMD Millipore taps Udit Batra to be its new president
The rise of super angels in Silicon Valley, Ron Conway, Paul Graham, Dave McClure, and the like is one thing that people point to as a vast advantage of the West Coast tech scene over the East Coast innovation community. The secret is, we have super angels on this side of the continent, many playing key roles in the growth of Boston's technology ecosystem.
RainDance Technologies Inc., a Billerica company using genomics tools to design tests for the early detection of cancer and other diseases, said that it has closed a $16.5 million Series E financing round extension.
New investors include GE Ventures and Northgate Capital. All existing financial investors participated in the round as well, RainDance said in a press release.