WaferGen Q2 Revenues Jump 56 Percent as Takara Bio Takeover Looms | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) - WaferGen Bio-systems reported after the close of the market on Tuesday that its second quarter revenues rose 56 percent, driven by an increase in product revenues.

For the three months ended June 30, the company reported revenues of $2.5 million, up from $1.6 million in the prior-year period. Product revenues accounted for all recorded revenues, rising 70 percent, primarily attributable to increases in sales of its SmartChip NGS target enrichment system. The firm did not record any license and royalty revenue in the quarter.

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