Minnesota-founded microbial analysis spinout CoreBiome has been bought by medical diagnostics firm OraSure Technology after raising $1.4m from investors including Minnesota’s Discovery Capital fund.

CoreBiome, a microbial analysis technology spinout of University of Minnesota, was acquired by medical diagnostics kit manufacturer OraSure Technologies for an undisclosed sum on Thursday. The transaction is expected to be finalised within the coming days. Founded in 2016, CoreBiome develops research sampling and analysis products for microbiomes, the sum of genetic material which forms…

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