HTG Molecular Diagnostics Expands its Collaboration with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. (Nasdaq:HTGM), a provider of instruments, reagents and services for molecular profiling applications today announced a new Master Collaboration Agreement for translational programs with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a leading science and technology company. The Master Collaboration Agreement complements the previously announced Master Companion Diagnostic Agreement with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany and includes a statement of work with EMD Serono, the biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany in the United States and Canada.

“We are pleased to expand our relationship with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, into earlier research stages of their programs, and have already begun work on an initial custom assay development program,” said TJ Johnson, President and Chief Executive Officer of HTG. “They are terrific partners, and we appreciate the confidence their teams have placed in us and our HTG EdgeSeq technology.”

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