Gyros and GE Healthcare Life Sciences Sign Distribution Agreement for Japan
News Jul 14, 2011
Gyros AB, has announced that GE Healthcare Life Sciences has become the sole distributor for the company’s nanoliter-scale immunoassay platform in Japan.
The Gyros platform (www.gyros.com) is increasingly used by major biopharmaceutical companies and their service providers to improve productivity and efficiency during the development of biotherapeutics and vaccines, boosting time-critical workflows and helping to meet regulatory demands.
Commenting on the announcement, Erik Walldén, CEO at Gyros, said, “The growing acceptance of our nanoliter-scale immunoassay platform within the global biopharmaceutical industry makes it imperative that we are represented within the Japanese market. We believe that this agreement with GE Healthcare Life Sciences will be a key factor in our success. As well as the clear commercial synergy between our product portfolios, we can be sure of providing the highest standards of service and support for our Japanese customers. We look forward to a highly successful collaboration.”
Hiroko Watanabe, General Manager GE Healthcare Life Sciences, Japan, added, “We are delighted to have signed this agreement with Gyros which will help us expand our offering of value-added and innovative technologies to the biopharmaceutical industry in Japan. The Gyros immunoassay platform offers manufacturers of biopharmaceuticals and vaccines the potential to make substantial improvements in productivity and is an excellent complement to our own extensive range of analytical technologies for the biopharmaceutical industry including Biacore™ and MicroCal™ systems.