Spartan Bioscience Announces Agreement with NorDiag ASA

November 15, 2008

Spartan Bioscience Announces Agreement with NorDiag ASA

Spartan Bioscience (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada), a molecular diagnostics company that develops, manufactures, and markets DNA analyzers for on-demand applications, and NorDiag ASA (Oslo, Norway), a biotechnology company that develops, manufactures, and markets automated nucleic acid sample preparation instruments and magnetic bead–based reagents for assays that require the purification of nucleic acid from clinical samples such as urine, feces, sputum, and tissue, announced that they have signed a joint collaboration agreement with the intention of developing an end-to-end DNA preparation and analysis system.