Company*
(Country; Symbol)

Company

Type/Product Area

Terms/Details (Date)


CombiMatrix
Group
(CBMX;
unit of Acacia
Research Corp.)

Intel Corp.

Deal to study the feasibility of various projects using CombiMatrix's core technology

Terms and details on the deal were not disclosed (9/8)

CombiMatrix
Group
(CBMX;
unit of Acacia
Research Corp.)

Furuno Electric Co. (Japan)

Deal to design, engineer and build CombiMatrix's Bench-Top DNA Microarray Synthesizer for CustomArray microarrays

CombiMatrix gets $1M up front and potential development and milestones payments; they will co-develop a commercial instrument (8/9)

MWG Biotech
AG*
(Germany)

Innovadyne Technologies Inc.*

Collaboration to provide an integrated solution targeted to the protein crystallography market

The product offering combines MWG's Theonyx lab automation robot system with the Innovadyne Nanodrop system; terms were not disclosed (7/13)

SomaLogic Inc.*

Undisclosed entity

SomaLogic exclusively licensed technology to enhance the chemical diversity of aptamers

The technology has been incorporated into the company's Selex process; details were not disclosed (7/21)

Symyx
Technologies
Inc.
(SMMX)

UOP LLC

Cross-licensing deal covering high-throughput research methodologies and equipment

Symyx gets annual license fees and UOP would get payments from any Symyx sale of instruments covered by UOP patents (8/18)

Symyx
Technologies
Inc.
(SMMX)

BP Petrochemicals

They extended their collaboration focused on the discovery of catalysts to produce certain commodity chemicals

The two-year deal signed in January 2003 was extended one year; BP has exclusive commercial rights and Symyx would get royalties on any resulting sales (7/19)

Tm Bioscience
Corp.
(Canada;
TSE:TM)

LabOne Inc.

Multiyear deal under which Tm will supply its Tag-It mutation detection tests

LabOne is increasing its focus in the area of genetic testing; terms were not disclosed (7/19)


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