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Fluidigm Corporation and Research Instruments Limited Enter Distribution Deal for Singapore and Thailand

10/18/2011 8:58:20 AM

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. & BANGKOK & SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fluidigm Corporation has appointed Research Instruments Pte Ltd/RI Technologies Ltd. as its distributor in Singapore and Thailand. Research Instruments will offer Fluidigm’s complete portfolio of BioMark™ HD, EP1™, and Access Array™ Systems, the complete line up of Dynamic Array™, Digital Array™ and Access Array IFCs for real-time PCR, digital PCR, single-cell gene expression, sample preparation for next-generation sequencing, genotyping, and Fluidigm new DELTAgene™ and SNPtype™ assays.

Research Instruments Pte Ltd has built its reputation in Southeast Asia as a distribution leader in the life science field. The company represents leading global manufacturers, such as Fluidigm, providing next-generation tools, technologies, training, applications support, instrument installation, validation, and maintenance support to the life science researcher. The company offers a range of instruments and consumables for genomics, proteomics, cell biology research, whole animal in vivo imaging and clinical studies.

“This exciting partnership with Fluidigm fits perfectly with our efforts to enable our customers with next-generation genomics technology in Singapore and Thailand,” noted Greg Kent, Chief Executive Officer of Research Instruments Pte Ltd. “We certainly recognize Fluidigm for having unique solutions for many of the critical research challenges facing local and regional scientists.”

“Fluidigm is committed to continuing to bring the accuracy and efficiency benefits of integrated fluidic circuit technology to life science researchers in Southeast Asia,” said Hana Gage, Fluidigm Commercial Director. “Research Instruments has built a strong reputation in Singapore and Thailand for addressing the needs of the life science research community. We look forward to helping them bring the tools needed to solve some of today’s most complex genetic questions in biology all the way down to the single cell.”

About Research Instruments Pte Ltd

Research Instruments Pte Ltd was founded in 1989 with the objective to set a new standard in the distribution and support of scientific products in S.E. Asia. Research Instruments provides end-to-end solutions for all its customers. The company’s founders and employees strive to continually contribute to the scientific community by facilitating access to important research tools by the introduction of new technology, by providing full technical support, and through effective, ISO-9000 certified, GMP-compliant logistics.

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About Fluidigm

Fluidigm (NASDAQ: FLDM) develops, manufactures and markets microfluidic systems for growth markets in the life science and agricultural biotechnology, or Ag-Bio, industries. Fluidigm proprietary microfluidic systems consist of instruments and consumables, including integrated fluidic circuits, or chips, and reagents. These systems are designed to significantly simplify experimental workflow, increase throughput and reduce costs, while providing the excellent data quality demanded by customers.

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“Fluidigm,” the Fluidigm logo, BioMark, EP1, Access Array, Dynamic Array, Digital Array, Delta Gene and SNPtype are trademarks or registered trademarks of Fluidigm Corporation.


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