Developments in global non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) market

Commercial non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) company Sequenom has acquired new global intellectual property from Isis Innovation, the University of Oxford’s technology transfer entity. The transaction, which gives Sequenom ownership of methods for ‘non-invasive prenatal genetic diagnostic testing on paternally inherited fetal nucleic acids derived from maternal plasma or serum’, carried a $14.55 million (over £9m million) price tag. This included $3.2 million in outstanding license payments from Sequenom to Isis for previous exclusive rights to the use of key NIPT intellectual property. Read more.

 

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