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Dako Acquires IP from System Dynamics

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies company Dako said recently that it signed an agreement to acquire the intellectual property rights behind connectivity software from System Dynamics.

SDI's development team will join Dako, bringing "new software development competencies to one of the world's leaders in cancer diagnostics," Dako said.

SDI has been a business partner and supplier to Dako for several years and the two worked together designing and developing DakoLink software for use in Dako's Autostainer and Artisan instruments, Dako added.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"The acquisition of the intellectual property rights behind laboratory information system connectivity software is an important milestone for Dako in our efforts to further strengthen our position and capabilities in LIS connectivity," Jacob Thaysen corporate vice president of R&D for Dako, said in a statement. "Moreover, the SDI team will bring important competencies to Dako, ensuring our ability to continue the development of the DakoLink solution to the benefit of our customers in pathology laboratories around the world. "