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The investment is part of a Lazy’s first round of private equity funding which aims to raise £6m. Its founders have funded the company to date.
The company will use the money raised in a private funding round to progress its clinical programmes and increase its in-house research capability.
Trade & Industry Secretary Stephen Byers has agreed with the Director General of Fair Trading's view that the takeover by Interbrew would reduce competition in the UK beer market and drive up prices for consumers.
nCoTec will offer the software company both financial and operational support.
Protocol is paying £76m to acquire the two divisions of Spring PLC that provide supply teachers and vocational training services in the UK.
The company blames market turbulence but says it will continue to invest in early-stage technology companies.
Seat Pagine has acquired the company and has taken on £150m of debt.
The company has improved its net asset value by $7m as a result of the sale.
The survey says that short-term revenue growth in the sector is very high but market perceptions of a huge and enduring excess of demand over supply are false.
La Caixa, AC Ventures and antfactory have formed a joint venture to invest in new economy business opportunities in Spain and Portugal.

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