Roche and CombiMatrix Strike Deal to Develop and Market Biochip Technology | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK, July 3 – Roche Diagnostics has entered into a 15-year agreement to purchase, use and resell CombiMatrix’s biochips, the companies announced Tuesday.

The worldwide, non-exclusive deal includes minimum payments by Roche to CombiMatrix during the first three years of the agreement, including royalties, payments for products, and R&D projects. The deal also stipulates that the companies develop a joint platform technology for standardized biochips.

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