BioDot Opens its First Entity in Japan to be able to Educate Scientists to Commercialize their R&D Ideas Through to Manufactured Product

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On March 15, 2012 BioDot launched its office in Japan with sales, support, and applications personnel. This will allow BioDot to continue to expand its product and technology expertise in the diagnostic marketplace. Its goal of educating scientists to commercialize their R&D ideas through to manufactured product using any or a combination of BioDot’s extensive, patented, dispensing technology, assembly, or cutting/slitting systems.

Effective March 15, BioDot Inc is expanding its global reach within Japan. The company has decided to forgo using a distributor supply chain and to staff its own entity. Barbara McIntosh, VP Sales & Marketing of BioDot feels “as BioDot continues to grow, it is critical to us that the message to our customers remains consistent. BioDot has extensive knowledge of manufacturing and material handling, and by having our own team in place, we can be assured that they are focused on customers needs and applications, thus bring the best service to the industry. Japan is an important marketplace for our core lateral flow business, and we are hoping with our own staff that we can expand to Molecular Diagnostics, including FISH, PCR, and Nextgen Sequencing applications, as well as continue our growth in the field of biosensors and microfluidics."

The BioDot Japan office is already completely staffed with sales, support, and applications personnel to continue with BioDot mission of educating scientists to develop their R&D products through to commercialized products. To be consistent with BioDot’s other offices (Shanghai, London, and Irvine, CA), BioDot Japan will also conduct our “hands on” workshops as training tools to support customer focus. Soemon Omomo, a previous manager of BioDot’s earlier distribution team will return to BioDot as the General Manager of BioDot Japan. The office is located at ….BioDot will be updating its website to include a Japanese language version to reflect the new wholly owned entity.

About BioDot Inc.

BioDot is the leading supplier of system tools for the research, development and commercialization of diagnostic tests. Our mission is to enable, inspire and educate scientists to commercialize their R&D ideas through to manufactured product. Using its core competencies and extensive dispensing portfolio, cutting/slitting, lamination, and strip assembly, BioDot has developed a range of equipment for the research and development, and manufacture of rapid tests. In addition to system tools, BioDot also offers application studies, preventative maintenance contracts, and IQ/OQ services globally.

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Barbara McIntosh, VP Sales & Marketing
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