Newly-founded MIT food pathogen sensor spinout Xibus has secured seed funding to develop its technology, which utilises synthetic particles to identify bacterial contamination.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has offically spun out US-based Xibus Systems with $1m of seed funding from undisclosed investors to commercialise a food pathogen sensor technology. Founded in late-2018, Xibus Systems is working on an approach that exploits droplets known as Janus emulsions which have been modified with synthetic particles to flag up bacterial…

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