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BioDot, Scienion to Co-develop Liquid-Handling Tools; Scienion to Enter US Market

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 (GenomeWeb News) - BioDot and picoliter liquid handling company Scienion plan to co-develop low-volume liquid-handling products, the companies said today.


The alliance also calls for BioDot to distribute Scienion products in North America, which represents Scienion's first step into the US market.


To develop the new tools, BioDot will marry its BioJet Plus technology and Scienion's sciFlexarrayer products, the companies said.

Financial terms of the alliance were not disclosed.

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