NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Japan’s NGK Insulators has licensed from Oxford Gene Technology patents for oligonucleotide microarrays in order to manufacture its own arrays, OGT said today.
The Japanese company will make the arrays using a technology called Geneshot, which uses piezoelectric ceramic microactuators. NGK can sell these OEM and NGK-branded microarrays in Japan.
The license will remain valid for the patents’ lifetime.
Financial details were not disclosed.