The deal follows an earlier agreement under which Schott sold Accelr8 microarray slides under its name. Schott, based in
The company also took a non-exclusive license for other microarray applications. Accelr8 will be Schott's only supplier of permeable hydrogel coatings for microarray slides during that time.
Accelr8 will continue to manufacture OptiChem slides for Schott until Schott's own production facility goes online next April.
In addition, Schott has obtained an option for a technology transfer license for multiplexed microarray plates in multi-well microtiter plate format from Accelr8.