31 May 2017: Sysmex Acquires UK Company to Expand into New Business Domains toward Personalized Medicine

Sysmex Corporation has reached an agreement with Oxford Gene Technology IP Limited (“OGT”) to acquire all shares in OGT. Through this move, Sysmex aims to obtain OGT’s business and expertise in the cytogenetics1 domain and its reagent development capabilities used in next-generation sequencers (NGSs)2, thereby reinforcing its base in the life science business.

25 May 2017: Sysmex Receives Invention Award in the 2017 National Commendation for Invention

Sysmex Corporation has received the Invention Award in the National Commendation for Invention1, sponsored by the Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation, for its hematology analyzers that enables the rapid evaluation of the effects of administering iron preparations. The award ceremony is scheduled to be held in Tokyo on Monday, June 12.