Applied Biosystems Japan Ltd. (ABJ), a division of the Applied Biosystems Group of Applera Corporation, has announced at a press conference in Tokyo, Japan, the establishment of Science Centre Japan. With this development, the company seeks to develop and promote scientific collaborations between Japanese researchers and business partners in life science research.
According to ABJ, it intends to strengthen its support of the local research and development community through the creation of this new entity. Additionally, Science Centre Japan plans to invest Applied Biosystems’ and ABJ’s cooperative resources such as personnel, equipment, financial resources, and information for the benefit of Japanese researchers and business partners.
“The establishment of Science Centre Japan demonstrates our commitment to the Japanese market,” said Dennis A. Gilbert, Chief Scientific Officer, Applied Biosystems. “We believe this new centre will enable ABJ to provide the most appropriate products, technology, and services to meet our customers’ future needs.”