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Tecan, Covaris Enter Co-marketing Deal

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Tecan announced today that it has inked a co-marketing deal with Covaris to offer Covaris' Adaptive Focused Acoustics systems with Tecan's Freedom EVO liquid handling instruments.

The firms said that the technologies have already been integrated for several applications and will be available to customers worldwide for sample preparation, compound management, and next-generation sequencing.

"AFA is gaining widespread acceptance in the compound management community for rapid thawing, mixing and dissolution of samples, as well as for DNA shearing in the exciting area of next-generation sequencing," Kevin Moore, Tecan’s director of market and application management for BioPharma, said in a statement.

Financial and other terms of the alliance were not disclosed.

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