The University of Connecticut, in partnership with Connecticut Innovations (CI) and Webster Bank, has announced first round funding to three startups through the UConn Innovation Fund.

Torigen Pharmaceuticals is a startup housed in UConn’s Technology Incubation Program (TIP) that is focused on providing veterinary cancer care solutions for companion animals using the animals’ existing tumor cells to fight the disease.

Bioarray Genetics is a molecular diagnostics company focused on changing the way that cancer patients are evaluated and treated with tests that predict patient response to cancer treatments. Bioarray is housed at UConn’s Technology Incubation Program facility at UConn Health in Farmington.

Shoreline Biome is another UConn TIP company that is focused on understanding how the human microbiome functions across the entire landscape of human health and disease.

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