NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — WaferGen Biosystems and Qiagen KK, the Japanese subsidiary of Qiagen, said today that they have inked a co-marketing agreement for genomics products.

Under the agreement, Qiagen and WaferGen will promote each other's products in Japan. In particular, the companies will co-market WaferGen's SmartChip Real-Time PCR system and Qiagen's PCR arrays and next-generation sequencing platform, the latter of which is currently in an "advanced stage of development," the companies said.

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