Under the terms of the agreement, QIAGEN and WaferGen will promote and market each other's products in Japan, specifically WaferGen's SmartChip platform and QIAGEN 's NGS platform which is currently in an advanced stage of development. This breakthrough next-generation benchtop sequencer is one element of QIAGEN's initiative to create integrated NGS workflows that combine innovative instrumentation and consumables into a sample-to-result offering planned for launch later this year. The two teams will be working closely together in terms of developing the overall strategy and tactical plan that will maximize the commercial opportunity for both companies.
About WaferGen and the SmartChip Real-Time PCR System
WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. is an innovative life science company that offers the SmartChip Real-Time PCR System—a next-generation genetic analysis platform for profiling and validating thousands of molecular biomarkers in parallel. It provides a range of high-throughput capabilities including microRNA and mRNA gene expression prof
|SOURCE WaferGen Biosystems, Inc.|
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