NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Microfluidics firm Dolomite today said it has licensed microdroplet generation technology IP from the Japan Science and Technology Agency.

The deal covers patent families WO2002/068104 and WO2005/089921, and as part of the agreement, Dolomite can sublicense the technology. Licenses are issued on a per-chip basis and are available in any quantity. Dolomite customers can purchase and use Dolomite droplet chips for R&D.

Financial and other terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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