This week, I corresponded as a media expert on stem cells for Xconomy.com, a leading news channel focused on today’s high-tech economy.
The discussion point was how life has changed at Cellular Dynamics International (CDI) following the buy-out by FUJIFILM Holdings for $307 million in March 2015 and directions that CDI might take now that it has access to a new pool of resources.
The acquisition by FUJIFILM Holdings certainly brings with it advantages, including access to high-volume production and engineering technology, as well as strong financial reserves. The partnership also allows CDI access to the patents and technologies held by a plethora of other companies owned by its new multinational parent company. [Read more…]