Will Japan s Canon Be the Next Giant to Take its Shot at the Microarray Arena? | GenomeWeb

In a move championed by Fujio Mitarai, the 65-year-old president and CEO of Canon, the Tokyo-based digital technology giant will increase spending on research and development by 2 percent annually within the next two years, with some of those funds, according to news reports, heading to commercializing DNA microarray production based on the company's pioneering ink-jet technology.

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