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Five semiconductor-based concepts that will revolutionize DNA sequencing

Cross-fertilization between disciplines has proven to be the secret ingredient for many great innovations. What if we would merge the semiconductor and the sequencing world?

Summary

Interdisciplinary research and the recruitment of new expertise will be indispensable to fuel the next era in genomics.

Semiconductor technology and new CMOS-based concepts are good candidates to deliver such new expertise. As no other, the semiconductor industry has succeeded in making more complex and scalable systems, in compact form factors and at reduced prices, with improvements year after year.