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Saturday, December 9, 2023


ソニア・セラピューティクスは、2021年6月11日、ファストトラックイニシアティブ、SBIインベストメント、FFGベンチャービジネスパートナーズ、三菱UFJキャピタル、国立研究開発法人科学技術振興機構、epiST Ventures、MAKOTOキャピタル、肥銀キャピタルが運用するファンドを引受先とする第三者割当増資により、総額約5億3,000万円のシリーズA資金調達を実施した。これにより、これまでの資金調達および助成金による当社の累計調達額は約7億3,000万円である。

ソニア・セラピューティクスは、東京女子医科大学、東北大学、東京医科大学で築かれた技術とノウハウを活かしてがん治療機器「集束超音波(HIFU:High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound)治療装置」を開発すべく、2020年2月に設立された。HIFU治療は、放射線被曝が無いことから繰り返し治療ができ、がんに対する次世代治療として期待されている。当社は、そのHIFU治療装置を難治がんの一つである膵がんへの新たなモダリティとして開発を進めている。

今回のシリーズA資金調達、東京都及び公益財団法人東京都中小企業振興公社が実施する「令和 2 年度次世代イノベーション創出プロジェクト2020 助成事業」 及び国立研究開発法人新エネルギー・産業技術総合開発機構(NEDO)が実施する「シード期の研究開発型スタートアップに対する事業化支援(NEDO-STS)」によって次世代型HIFU治療装置の開発を加速し、当社のビジョンである“音響工学(超音波)でがん患者に新たな未来をもたらす”を一日でも早く実現するべく邁進する。


  • 株式会社ファストトラックイニシアティブ(本社:東京都文京区)
  • SBIインベストメント株式会社(本社:東京都港区)
  • 株式会社FFGベンチャービジネスパートナーズ(本社:福岡県福岡市)
  • 三菱UFJキャピタル株式会社(本社:東京都中央区)
  • 国立研究開発法人科学技術振興機構(JST)(本部:埼玉県川口市)
  • epiST Ventures(本社:東京都新宿区)
  • 株式会社MAKOTOキャピタル(本社:宮城県仙台市)
  • 肥銀キャピタル株式会社(本社:熊本県熊本市)
name of companyソニア・セラピューティクス株式会社
capital stock東京都新宿区西新宿1-23-1
representative佐藤 亨
Business Overview集束超音波(HIFU)治療装置の研究開発
uniform resouce locatorhttps://www.sonire-therapeutics.com
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