For the Evry, France-based company, the grant will support its vision of making its technology available as a platform for running oncology assays.
Singapore-based Lucence Diagnostics will team with Stanford to analyze sequencing and imaging of liver cancer patients to predict therapeutic effectiveness.
The company said it will use part of the proceeds to repurchase some of its senior notes due in January 2025, and the rest for corporate purposes.
The company said test volume for its Cologuard colorectal cancer test rose 66 percent during the quarter to 292,000.
The partners anticipate developing tests that analyze clusters of biomarkers to detect cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, liver cancer, and other diseases.
Glycotest's biomarker test for detection of hepatocellular carcinoma calculates the amount of monosaccharide fucose that appears abnormally on specific serum glycoproteins.
The team said it will partner with startup Early Diagnostics to commercialize the assay, which integrates DNA methylation analysis and computational technology.
Investigators shared data at an oncology meeting last week, showing that the test has high sensitivity and specificity in a blinded case-control cohort that included early-stage tumors.
Biomatrica's sample collection tubes ensure quality preservation of circulating tumor DNA and cells, promoting high-quality liquid biopsy results, Exact said.
The German drugmaker plans to advance the NSCLC treatment in parallel with tissue-based and liquid biopsy companion assays that can identify best responders.