Fluidigm's product revenues are expected to grow 27 percent annually over the next four years, buoyed by the company's participation in three rapidly growing niche markets — sample preparation for next-gen sequencing, single-cell genomics, and digital PCR — according to a market research report published last week.

Based on this expected growth, which is expected to outpace growth of the overall genomics market, Fluidigm remains an "interesting acquisition target" for companies seeking to enter or bolster their position in the genomics space, the report states.

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