Pacific Biosciences and Imec Announce Collaboration to Develop Advanced Microchips for Single Molecule Sequencing Applications

Published: Jul 23, 2012

MENLO PARK, Calif., and LEUVEN, Belgium--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) provider of the PacBio® RS High Resolution Genetic Analyzer and Belgium-based nanoelectronics research center imec today announced a multi-year research collaboration focused on the development of advanced microchips for highly multiplexed single molecule genetic analysis. This research and development project will build on Pacific Biosciences’ proprietary zero-mode waveguide (ZMW) technology and imec’s world-leading expertise in nanophotonics, CMOS sensors, technology integration and fabrication.

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