By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – WaferGen Biosystems said today that it has signed up Takeda Rika Kogyo to distribute its genome analysis platform to life sciences research customers in Japan.

The exclusive agreement gives Takeda rights to sell the SmartChip System, which WaferGen is currently commercializing along with its SmartChip Gene Expression Profiling Services through an early-access program.

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