Quantum Dot, SC Bio sign pact

Feb. 27, 2003 — SC BioSciences Corp. will exclusively distribute Quantum Dot Corp.’s (QDC) nanocrystal products in Japan and invest in the company, according to a news release.

Tokyo-based SC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Corp., will sell the Hayward, Calif.-based firm’s Qdot products for biological detection and will help QDC set up corporate partnerships in Japan. Both sales and partnerships are part of QDC’s commercialization strategy, the release said.

Quantum dots are semiconductor nanocrystals attached to a specific biomolecule for use in cell and tissue analysis.


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