NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Eppendorf said today that it has licensed patents covering gradient technology for thermal cyclers to SensoQuest, including German patent Nos. DE 19655282 and DE 19655141.
SensoQuest, based in Göttingen, Germany, is a privately held firm specializing in thermocyclers.
Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Eppendorf uses the gradient technology in its Mastercycler Pro Gradient and Mastercycler Nexus Gradient thermal cyclers, but has licensed the technology out to a number of companies, including Peqlab, Agilent Technologies, and Bulldog Bio.