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Apta Biosciences

Status: Funded

Jul 28th 2015 - Jul 28th 2015

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    28 Jul 15 Syndicate Room £964,550 / 107%
  • Internet Business Awards Category Award Winner 2015
  • Hertfordshire Business Awards Finalist 2014

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