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Idaho Technology and Bio - Rad Sign License Agreemen
Date: Dec 21, 2010
Author: Jill Powlick
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Featured firm in this article: BioFire Diagnostics Inc of Salt Lake City, UT

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (December 21 , 2010) -- Idaho Technology, Inc. today announced it has signed a license agreement with Bio - Rad Laboratories, Inc. relating to the use of S YBR ® Green in PCR reactions and high - resolution melting. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. This agreement follows on a series of intellectual property licensing agreements with a number of other biotechnology companies over the last several years.

About Idaho Technology
Idaho Technology, Inc. is a privately held biotechnology company based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Founded in 1990, Idaho Technology licensed the rapid PCR technology from the University of Utah. Through funds from the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Defense, the company has created many commercial instruments and reagents for use in research and applied fields. Several of these products, including the LightCycler ® Instrument, have been sublicensed to Roche Diagnostics. Researchers, medical technicians, law enforcement officers, and soldiers in the field use the company's devi ces to detect or study disease - causing organisms. For further information, please visit MRKT - PRT - 0223