Immuno-oncology company Imugene Ltd. announced an AU$80 million (US$53.9 million) capital raise that will allow the company to add additional studies within its immuno-oncology pipeline as well as pursue potential licensing opportunities. The funds raised will allow the company to interrogate its pipeline further in other indications or combinations, Imugene CEO Leslie Chong told BioWorld. “There’s a lot we could do with our current pipeline, and now our cashflow is greatly extended.”
Galvanize Therapeutics Inc. scooped up $100 million in a series B funding round aimed at advancing its pulsed electric field (PEF) energy platform. Completion of the financing coincided with the merger of Galvanize with two other med-tech startups built around the same core intellectual property portfolio: Gala Therapeutics Inc. and Galaxy Medical Inc.