BioMérieux Acquires Molecular Testing Firm Invisible Sentinel for $75M
To strengthen its position in food pathogen testing and spoilage organism detection BioMérieux announced today that it has acquired US-based the Invisible Sentinel for approximately $75 million. Invisible Sentinel developed its Veriflow DNA signature capturing technology that combines simple workflows with rapid results, accuracy, and specificity, and does not require sophisticated lab infrastructure. "This acquisition illustrates BioMérieux's commitment to bring innovative solutions to customers of all sizes to ensure food and beverage quality and contribute to protecting consumer's health," Nicolas Cartier, BioMérieux Executive VP of Industrial Microbiology, said in a statement. BioMérieux will adapt Invisible Sentinel's assays on the molecular food testing Gene-Up system, making them available to customers processing high daily volumes of samples. @ https://www.genomeweb.com/business-news/biom-rieux-acquires-food-beverage-molecular-testing-firm-invisible-sentinel-75m#.XF2qMVxKiM8
BioMérieux Acquires Food, Beverage Molecular Testing Firm Invisible Sentinel for $75M
BioMérieux will adapt Invisible Sentinel’s Veriflow DNA signature capturing technology on its Gene-Up system for food pathogen detection.