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:2/16/2017)... , February 16, 2017 ... the infusion of innovative telemedicine application, new and ... that are experiencing a boom worldwide. The healthcare ... advancement of technologies, services and new therapies for ... RQHTF) (TSX-V: RHT), Cellectar Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
(Date:2/16/2017)... N.J. , Feb. 16, 2017  Champions Oncology, ... in the development and sale of advanced technology solutions ... oncology drugs, today announced the addition of new cohorts ... These new models will expand Champions, product line ... head and neck cancer, AML, and non-small cell lung ...
(Date:2/16/2017)...  Rhythm, a biopharmaceutical company developing peptide ... in life-threatening metabolic disorders, today announced the ... of financing with existing investors including Deerfield ... Associates, Pfizer Venture Investments, Third Rock Ventures, ... Rhythm will use the proceeds to advance ...
(Date:2/15/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Executive search firm, Slone Partners, announces the ... Matt is a veteran life sciences and molecular diagnostics executive with extensive commercialization ... inherited disease risk in future generations. In his new role, Matt will be ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:2/3/2017)... 3, 2017 A new independent identity strategy ... LLP (IdSP) . Designed to fill a critical niche ... market, founding partners Mark Crego and ... just in identity expertise that span federal governments, the ... The Crego-Kephart combined expertise has a common theme born ...
(Date:2/2/2017)... -- EyeLock LLC, a market leader of iris-based identity authentication ... You Should Know About Biometrics in the Cloud ."  ... a growing concern. In traditional schemes, cryptography is used ... schemes such as username/password suffer from inherent weaknesses. ... elegant solution to the problem of high-security user authentication. ...
(Date:2/1/2017)... IDTechEx Research, a leading provider of independent market research, business ... new report, Sensors for Robotics: Technologies, Markets and Forecasts 2017-2027 ... ... Revenues of ... for Robotics: Technologies, Markets and Forecasts 2017-2027: Machine vision, force sensing ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):