News on genetics and genomics applications in the Ag-Bio, Veterinary, Forensics, Food Safety, and Environmental Testing markets.
The company also said that it has acquired Beijing-based food safety testing firm Meizheng Group. The deal is expected to expand PerkinElmer's food safety capabilities.
The firm will use the net proceeds for research and development, marketing, and general corporate purposes to help commercialize its LX Analyzer technology.
MGI hopes to ship the sequencer, one of several products it unveiled at the International Conference on Genomics, to early-access partners in early 2020.