IP Roundup: Nov 9, 2010
Canon, Sandia, Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique, BioMerieux, North Carolina State University, Corning, Eppendorf Array Technologies, SurModics, Indian Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Japan Science and Technology Agency, University of Chicago, Illumina
New Product Watch: Nov 9, 2010
Illumina's Infinium HD FFPE Solution, BioNanomatrix's NanoAnalyzer 1000 System, SurModics' Tridia EP Surfaces, US National Center for Toxicological Research's SNPTrack
In Restructuring, SurModics Rolls Arrays into IVD Business Unit, Cuts Workforce by 13 Percent
As part of the reorganization, its CodeLink microarray slide business will be rolled into its newly created In Vitro Diagnostics division, which "consists of component products and technologies for diagnostic test kits and biomedical research applications" and also includes protein stabilization reagents, substrates, and antigens.
Last week, EGEN said it had extended a collaboration with SurModics to develop a controlled-release system for siRNA delivery. As with its other programs, the company plans to let the delivery route determine the indications it pursues.