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Boehringer Ingelheim Joins The Corporate Venture Party

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

In late March, Boehringer Ingelheim GMBH formally unveiled its $134 million corporate venture fund, a strategically-focused effort that will invest in areas believed to be important to the privately-held German pharma's future growth, including RNA silencing, stem cells, and next generation vaccine, protein, and antibody technologies.

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