NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Thermo Fisher Scientific and Biocept have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding to collaborate commercially, Biocept said today.

The companies initially plan to validate Thermo Fisher's Oncomine next-generation sequencing liquid biopsy panels in Biocept's CLIA-certified laboratory.

Following that and other requirements, Thermo Fisher intends to designate Biocept as a Center of Excellence for oncology liquid biopsy initiatives and to pursue commercial opportunities with the company.

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