By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – RainDance Technologies and Sony DADC Austria disclosed today that they have completed a two-year collaboration culminating in the co-development and manufacture of microdroplet-based consumable chips for life science applications.

In addition, RainDance announced the commercial launch of the first product from the collaboration: so-called HeatWave chips for use on RainDance's RDT 1000 instrument for sequence enrichment and targeted sequencing applications.

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