Hot on GE s Trail, Siemens Unit Pens Molecular Dx Pact With Sequenom | GenomeWeb

Siemens, the giant German conglomerate, is banking that Sequenom’s MassArray platform can help it grab a stake in a molecular-diagnostics market led by rival General Electric.

Terms of the deal, announced this week, call for Siemens’ Medical Solutions division to buy four of Sequenom’s Compact MassArray platforms and place them in four diagnostic and clinical labs in the United States and Europe to study their potential use as a clinical diagnostics platform, according to Sequenom.

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