Navigation Links
Microchip Biotechnologies, Inc. Enters Into License Arrangement With GE Healthcare for Fundamental Microfluidic Patents
Date:4/22/2008

DUBLIN, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Microchip Biotechnologies, Inc. (MBI) announces that it has entered into a multi-patent license agreement with GE Healthcare that significantly enhances MBI's intellectual property portfolio supporting the development of lab-on-a-chip devices. The patents cover design and methods for creating integrated fluidic microchip devices.

"Licensing these fundamental patents continues to build our strong intellectual property position in microfluidic devices," said Dr. Stevan Jovanovich, President and CEO of MBI. "Microfluidic devices will play a critical role in next-generation instrumentation that delivers fully-automated, cost-effective bioassay solutions in the life sciences, applied sciences, and molecular diagnostics."

California-based MBI will use the technology licensed from GE Healthcare to develop and commercialize easy to use Sample-To-Answer systems using advanced microfluidic technologies. Microfluidics deals with the behavior, precise control, and manipulation of microliter and nanoliter volumes of fluids to perform life science assays. Microfluidics technologies are essential for development of lab-on-a-chip devices for DNA analysis and molecular diagnostics. Microfluidic devices are smaller, faster and cheaper than the laboratory benchtop instruments that they are designed to replace, and are exquisitely suited for clinical and forensic systems used at the bedside or in the field.

About Microchip Biotechnologies

Microchip Biotechnologies, Inc. is an early-stage privately-held company located in Dublin, California that is developing advanced nanofluidic sample preparation and analytical instrumentation for Life Sciences, Applied Sciences, and Diagnostics markets. These solutions are based on MBI's proprietary "NanoBioProcessor(TM) platform and associated "Microscale-on-Chip-Valves" (MOV(TM)). More details can be found on the Company's website: http://www.microchipbiotech.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Microchip Biotechnologies, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Canadian Centre for DNA Barcoding to Participate in Microchip Biotechnologies Early Access Program for Microchip-Based DNA Sample Preparation and Cycle Sequencing
2. Microchip Biotechnologies, Inc. Collaborating With Stanford University on Developing a Front End Microfluidic-Based Sample Preparation System for Pyrosequencing Platforms
3. Team develops energy-efficient microchip
4. Quick microchip test for dangerous antibiotic resistant bacteria
5. Microchip Biotechnologies, Inc. Secures Exclusive License to Use New University of Alberta Technology for Developing Microfluidic Devices
6. Millennium Biotechnologies, Inc. Signs Marketing and Distribution Agreement with Ferring Pharmaceuticals
7. Raven biotechnologies, inc. and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Extend Evaluation Period of Selected Raven Antibodies
8. Millennium Biotechnologies, Inc. Launches SURGEX(TM) the First Scientifically Validated Sports Nutritional Product Created from the Medical Markets
9. Maven Biotechnologies, LLC to Present at BIOCOM Investor Conference
10. Alta Bates Summit Medical Center Opens Two Warm, Supportive Patient Centers: Carol Ann Read Breast Health Center and Family Resource Center
11. CyberKnife Radiosurgery Used to Treat Lung Tumors at 90 Percent of Centers Worldwide
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016  Regular discussions on a range ... place between the two entities said Poloz. Speaking ... Ottawa , he pointed to the country,s inflation ... federal government. "In ... "Both institutions have common economic goals, why not sit down ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... ... announce the launch of their brand, UP4™ Probiotics, into Target stores nationwide. The ... is proud to add Target to its list of well-respected retailers. This list ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... Charm Sciences, Inc. is pleased ... received AOAC Research Institute approval 061601. , “This is another AOAC-RI approval of ... Salter, Vice President of Regulatory and Industrial Affairs. “The Peel Plate methods perform ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ON (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2016 , ... STACS ... DNA Technical Leader at the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory, has joined STACS DNA as ... the STACS DNA team,” said Jocelyn Tremblay, President and COO of STACS DNA. “In ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:6/2/2016)... 2, 2016 Perimeter Surveillance & ... Systems, Physical Infrastructure, Support & Other Service  ... offers comprehensive analysis of the global Border ... generate revenues of $17.98 billion in 2016. ... a leader in software and hardware technologies for advanced ...
(Date:5/20/2016)... , May 20, 2016  VoiceIt is ... partnership with VoicePass. By working together, ... experience.  Because VoiceIt and VoicePass take slightly different ... engines increases both security and usability. ... excitement about this new partnership. "This ...
(Date:5/9/2016)... 2016 Elevay is currently known ... freedom for high net worth professionals seeking travel for ... connected world, there is still no substitute for a ... sealing your deal with a firm handshake. This is ... advantage of citizenship via investment programs like those offered ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):