MANTA Instruments Finds Funding For Scientific Instruments

La Jollla-based MANTA Instruments, a developer of technology for characterizing nanoparticles, has raised a round of seed funding, from Triton Technology Fund. Size of the funding was not announced. Triton announced the funding this morning, and said MANTA will use the funding to accelerate commercialization of its scientific instruments. The company is part of the EvoNexus startup incubator, and is led by Rick Cooper. MANTA was founded by UC San Diego researchers Dr. Dariusz Stramski, Dr. Kuba Tatarkiewicz, Dr. Rick Reynolds and Monette Karr.