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Date

April 18, 2017

Title

Hitachi and Hirotsu Bio Science to Collaborate in Research for the Practical Application of Cancer Screening Using Nematodes

Release Digest

HirotsuBio's N-NOSE cancer screening method and Hitachi's prototype analytical equipment

Hitachi and Hirotsu Bio Science Inc. (HirotsuBio) today announced that they have entered an agreement to collaborate on research for the practical application of cancer screening using nematodes. The two companies will conduct collaborative research to realize the practical application of HirotsuBio's "N-NOSE" cancer screening method using nematodes by automating the test process employing the new technology developed by Hitachi to automate the analysis of cancer tests using nematodes.

This agreement for collaborative research will allow Hitachi and HirotsuBio to combine their respective strengths to establish automation technology for large-scale cancer screening using nematodes and contribute to the early detection of cancer.

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