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NanoInk Taps PicoTech as Middle East Distributor

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – NanoInk said today that it will expand it has signed a distribution deal with Tel Aviv, Israel-based PicoTech to expand NanoInk's presence in the Middle East.

NanoInk, based in Cambridge, UK, offers nanoscale fabrication techniques for the life science and semiconductor industries based on its Dip Pen Nanolithography technology.

PicoTech is Israel's leading semiconductor, nanofabrication, process equipment, and materials representative, NanoInk said.

“We were interested in adding NanoInk’s products and solutions to our portfolio as it helps us with our penetration into the growing biotech and associated markets," PicoTech CEO Nitzan Calif said in a statement.

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