Tecan AG has historically been a supplier of laboratory equipment, including detection products, automation, liquid handling and software, selling each technology separately, with no attempt at integration. However, the company now plans to pull all these pieces together and supply customers with an integrated equipment platform with applications in proteomics, functional genomics, and drug discovery.

According to CEO Emile Sutcliffe, Tecan plans to look at two areas in the field of functional genomics, SNP