Consort Medical Takes Nearly 20 Percent Stake in Atlas Genetics | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Consort Medical, a UK-based manufacturer of drug delivery and medical device technologies, has acquired a roughly 20 percent stake in Atlas Genetics for £1.1 million ($1.8 million).

The firms also announced an alliance, under which Consort's Bespak division will design disposable test cards that will be part of Atlas' rapid, point-of-care molecular diagnostics system. Consort said that it also has received long-term manufacturing rights for the cards.

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