Wafergen Biosystems said this week that it has reached an agreement with the Luxembourg government to locate its European headquarters in the country.

Wafergen said that the agreement would support the commercialization strategy for its SmartChip Real-Time PCR system, due to launch later this year.

The new Luxembourg location will house Wafergen's European marketing and sales, service and support, distribution, management of any subsidiaries and distributors, IP management, and some R&D activities, the company said.

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