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WaferGen Signs Up German Distributor

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – WaferGen Biosystems said earlier this week that IUL Instruments will be the exclusive distributor of its SmartSlide Micro-Incubation System in Germany.
 
The SmartSlide system is an integrated fluidics exchange micro-incubation product that works seamlessly with inverted microscopes. WaferGen said that the technology enables cell biology and stem cell researchers to conduct complex time lapse imaging studies in consistently optimal physiological conditions.
 
WaferGen said that IUL is showcasing the SmartSlide system at the Analytica 2008 conference currently being held in Munich, Germany.

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