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NEW YORK – Evonetix announced Monday a partnership with Belgium-based nanoelectronics firm Imec to increase the scale of production of Evonetix's silicon chips for use in DNA synthesis.

Under the agreement, the firms will work together to scale up manufacturing of Evonetix's microelectromechanical systems-based chips on 8-inch silicon wafers.

"With the support of Imec, a world-renowned leader in microchip technology, we will be able to optimize our highly parallel desktop platform for commercial supply," Evonetix CTO Matthew Hayes said in a statement.

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