NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Becton Dickinson has bought the rights to negotiate with Accelr8 Technology to develop its BACcel rapid diagnostic platform, Accelr8 said Thursday.
 
BD will pay Accelr8 $100,000 for the right to an exclusive negotiation period lasting through March 31, 2008, during which the companies will consider a development and commercialization program for the system. Such an agreement could include licensing rights, an equity investment, a joint development, or other type of development program, said Accelr8.

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