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Sony DADC and Maven Biotechnologies, LLC to Develop Smart Consumables for Novel Label-Free Detection  
12/8/2011 6:37:48 AM

SALZBURG, Austria & MONROVIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sony DADC BioSciences and Maven Biotechnologies today announced a collaboration to develop and manufacture smart consumables for Maven’s LFIRE™ detection platform.

LFIRE™ stands for Label-Free Internal Reflection Ellipsometry. It is a flexible and cost-effective, real-time imaging technology for performing cell-based assays and multiplexed biomarker detection. In 2010, the National Institute of Health (NIH) awarded Maven a $1.96 million grant to commercialize the technology.