This article has been updated from a previous version to include comments from Wafergen.

Wafergen Biosystems today named eight early-access customers, including US and Japanese universities and service providers, for its SmartChip real-time PCR system.

Wafergen also said that two of the three components of its SmartChip system – the SmartChip Cycler and Nanodispenser – have received CE Mark certification in Europe and Japan, which has allowed the company to ship a SmartChip system to one of the Japanese customers.

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