Ebersberg, Germany and Chicago IL, USA (October 29, 2014)
Eurofins Genomics, pioneer and key provider of next generation sequencing services (NGS), and Igenbio, leading provider of microbial bioinformatics and gene manipulation tools and services, have announced a co-operation agreement to combine their expertise in sequencing and analysis services for microbial, fungal and algal organisms.
With the cooperation, customers benefit from "one-stop-shopping" for complete genomics projects that deliver analysis results from the raw extracted DNA. Both companies together serve a worldwide market for their products and services.
"We take specific care to build up a technical and operational pipeline which is suitable to meet our quality standards and the high service level we want to provide to our customers", says Bruno Poddevin, Senior Vice President Eurofins Genomics. "The specific know-how and bioinformatics capabilities of Igenbio are an excellent fit to our portfolio for prokaryotic, yeast and fungal genome sequencing services."
"As global leader in next generation sequencing technologies, Eurofins has long been our preferred sequencing partner. With the increased integration we are now able to provide complete genome analysis, transcriptomics data integration along with gene manipulation tool set and for synthetic biology platform for our customers", says Vinayak Kapatral, President, and CEO of Igenbio, Inc.
Chicago-based Igenbio, Inc. specializes in research in microbial genomics, biochemistry, and gene expression. Igenbio, Inc. serves a broad customer base across industry, academic and government institutions. ERGO integrates proprietary functional genomic data, metabolic reconstructions, expression profiling, and biochemical and microbiological data and tools for genome research.
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Igenbio's American Website: www.igenbio.com
Igenbio's Japanese Website: www.igenbio.jp
About Eurofins Genomics
Based in Ebersberg, Germany, Eurofins Genomics is globally known for its innovative and customised technologies in the life science industries and academic research institutions.
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