VUV Analytics Gets $5.8M For Molecular Diagnostics

Austin-based VUV Analytics, a developer of molecular spectroscopy instruments, said this week that it has raised $5.8M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by S3 Ventures. VUV Analytics also has previously raised funds from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund. As part of the funding, S3's Brian R. Smith has joined the company's board. VUV Analytics said it is developing new vacuum ultraviolet (VUV) optical spectroscopy instruments, which it says are far more sensitive than existing equipment. The company is led by Sean Jameson. More information »