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Gene Express, VWR Expand Distribution Agreement to 15 European Countries

NEW YORK, May 25 (GenomeWeb News) - Gene Express and VWR International have expanded their three-year agreement to resell and distribute Gene Express' automated gene-expression platform in 15 European countries, the companies said today in a statement.

The agreement enlarges the companies' market for the Gene Express Standardized Expression Measurement Center platform beyond North America to include Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, The Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Great Britain, and Ireland, the statement said.

VWR's European sales organization includes 22 representatives trained in bio-services sales, the companies said.

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