Seeing Cheap Chips by the Millions, Taiwan Enters Microarray Fab Venture | GenomeWeb

The Taiwan Ministry of Economic affairs has created a joint venture, the Phalanx Biotech Group, which plans to bring high-density microarrays to the global marketplace within two months.

Using its experience with semiconductors as a model, Taiwan, and a set of Taiwan-based businesses and North American research entities, will enter the emerging microarray marketplace seeking to attack established competitors by manufacturing high-density chips at price-points of tens rather than hundreds of dollars.

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