InVentiv Health has started using Veeva Systems’ study start-up application to accelerate trial site activation.

A team of clinical trial tech veterans has raised $5 million to fund development and early marketing of a randomization and trial supply management system.

Organ-on-a-chip player Emulate has added $17 million to its Series B round and landed a deal with Covance.

SoftBank is teaming up with Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund to invest up to $100 billion in tech companies over the next five years.

Zymergen has raised $130 million to advance its machine learning-enabled microbe design business.

Y Combinator alum Benchling has raised $7 million to advance its cloud electronic lab notebook and CRISPR design software.

Desktop Genetics, Horizon Discovery and Vectalys have teamed up to develop custom-made CRISPR lenti-gRNA libraries.

Illumina has agreed to comarket Dovetail Genomics’ genome assembly service, an offering that leverages short-read sequencers to deliver long-range information.

Jun Wang’s iCarbonX has dipped into its Series A haul to buy Imagu Vision, an Israeli startup active in identifying and analyzing medical images.

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