MCCI Member company Altratech raises €900K investment

MCCI Member company and new start-up Altratech has raised €900K in funding. AltraTech is developing a single-use portable semiconductor test kit for use in the food and agri sector, for high sensitivity species-specific identification of food content and contaminants. Founded in 2013 in the aftermath of the horse meat scandal, AltraTech aims to be first to market with an on-site, inline disposable DNA diagnostics kit to reduce the wait time for DNA testing to 30 minutes from today’s two to five days