Type/Product Area

Terms/Details (Date)

Biogen Inc. (BGEN)

InnaPhase Corp.*

Agreement for Biogen to implement InnaPhase's Watson Laboratory Information Management System

The agreement provides Biogen with Watson licenses for its Cambridge, Mass., and Research Triangle Park, N.C., facilities (3/11)

Expression Analysis Inc.*

Cardinal Health Inc. (NYSE:CAH)

Alliance to incorporate gene expression technology into drug discovery and development processes for Cardinal's customers

Financial terms were not disclosed (3/12)

Genome Express* (France) technology

Zymark Corp.*

Agreement for the SciClone ALH high-throughput DNA sequencing and analysis

Genome Express will use the technology to speed up its DNA sequencing operations (3/5**)



Alliance bringing together the companies' technologies to create an informatics platform for drug discovery that integrates both chemical and biological data

The platform is designed to increase research and development efficiency and improve collaboration among researchers (4/2)

MetriGenix Inc.*

Waban Software Inc.*

Agreement to integrate MetriGenix's MGX 4D Array System technology from Waban

MetriGenix will integrate Waban Explorer into its microarray architecture for gene expression analysis (3/25)

Symyx Technologies Inc. (SMMX)

Univation Technologies LLC (joint venture between The Dow Chemical Co. and Exxon Mobil Chemical Co.)

Multiyear agreement to discover polymer catalysts for Univation's polyethylene licensing business

Univation will fund Symyx's discovery efforts and has exclusive rights to commercialize materials discovered within the field of the collaboration; Symyx will receive royalties in connection with the license of any products commercialized (4/3)


This chart does not include agreements that involve agricultural product development.

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