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Grapheal raises €1.9m to develop graphene-based biosensors
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Grapheal raises €1.9m to develop graphene-based biosensors

The medtech start-up will use the funds to support the development of a digital Covid-19 test and wound-monitoring biosensors.As the pandemic continues, many start-ups in the health space have seen an influx of investment. According to Pitchbook’s European Venture Report for 2020, investment in biotech and pharma start-ups jumped by more than 40pc year-on-year.Now, a French medtech company specialising in graphene-based wearable sensors has secured €1.9m in equity and non-dilutive sources.Founded in 2019, Grapheal develops wearable and disposable sensors that enable continuous monitoring and diagnosis. The company is a spin-out from the Neel Institute at the French National Centre for Scientific Research.The new funding includes seed financing from Novalis Biotech’s acceleration fu...