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Caliper Signs Quality-Control Deal with Artel

NEW YORK, Jan. 25 (GenomeWeb News) - Caliper Life Sciences and Artel have entered a technology partnership to "strengthen quality assurance for automated liquid delivery systems," Artel announced yesterday.

 

The collaboration involves using Artel's multichannel verification system to test Caliper's Sciclone and RapidPlate automated handlers.

 

The partnership "gives end-users the option to optimize liquid handling equipment using the same methodology as the equipment manufacturer ... allowing for immediate integration and quality assurance," said Artel.

 

Financial details of the alliance were not released.

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