IOCB Tech donates 7 million CZK to fight coronavirus

March 27, 2020

IOCB Tech, a technology transfer subsidiary of the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the Czech Academy of Sciences (IOCB Prague), has donated 7 million Czech crowns (250 thousand euros) for research and development of new diagnostic tests for the infectious disease COVID-19. Five million crowns is going to the teams of Dr. Ruth Tachezy and Prof. Ivan Hirsch of the Faculty of Science, Charles University (FOS), while two million crowns is being provided to the team of Dr. Petr Bartůněk at the Institute of Molecular Genetics of the Czech Academy of Sciences (IMG).

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