Febit (Finally) Ships its Magic Microarray Machine: Sales, US Office Planned for 2004 | GenomeWeb

For nearly two years now, German startup Febit has tantalized visitors to conference exhibit halls with displays of its ‘magic’ microarray machine — a silver box with a sleek, curved surface that promises to synthesize custom oligo arrays, perform experiments, and scan the arrays all within the confines of its machinery.

Now, after promising initially to launch the product at the end of 2002, the Mannheim, Germany-based company said this week it has finally begun shipping a version of this array machine, Geniom One, to customers.

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