GenCell Biosystems of Ireland has developed a fully automated library preparation instrument, called the CLiC LP, that can process up to 768 samples per day.

The system, which has a list price of $300,000, uses a proprietary droplet reaction technology developed by GenCell called "Composite Liquid Cell" (CLC) technology. Including consumables and labor, the platform has three to five times lower running costs than other library prep methods, according to the company.

"It's a true sample in–library out solution," CEO Kieran Curran told In Sequence.

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