Optics.org | Spectrometer firm Atonarp raises $50M

May 18, 2021

Japanese company to expand operations and develop new molecular diagnostics platform with series D cash.

Atonarp's 'ATON-360' optical spectroscopy platform

Atonarp's 'ATON-360' optical spectroscopy platform

Atonarp, a Tokyo-based company that sells optics-based molecular sensing equipment, says it has raised $50 million in a series D round of venture funding.

The Japanese firm, which also offers miniature mass spectrometers for industrial applications, plans to use the cash to expand operations and advance development of a new platform technology aimed at point-of-care diagnostics and cell biology.

Supported by Furukawa Electric and others alongside lead investor WRVI Capital, the latest round brings Atonarp’s total funding to $111 million.

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