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GEN News Highlights : Jan 29, 2010

Corning and Sartorius Stedim Biotech to Provide Combined Cell-Culture Product Catalog

Offering is already available in North America.

Corning and Sartorius Stedim Biotech will co-market a range of cell-culture products through a combined product catalog and will work together on numerous marketing and sales initiatives. The companies also are exploring best options and approaches for future R&D efforts and joint product development.

A combined cell-culture product catalog for North America is already available, with additional regional catalogs to follow soon, the firms note.

“As competitive pressures in the cell-culture industry continue to evolve and increase, it is critical that we are able to offer customers a full range of cell-culture laboratory products spanning basic research to full-scale production,” says Thomas Appelt, vp and GM, Corning Life Sciences.

The collaboration will build off the companies’ existing relationship and will take effect immediately.