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.