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QIAGEN's CEO Hosts Investor Day - Conference Call Transcript

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So if you walk the floors of, for instance, AMP, people will be talking about processing anything from blood samples, to plasma samples, to tissue samples of different forms, fresh tissue, FFPE tissues. They’ll be talking about stool and urine samples. They’ll be talking about anything under the sun basically that contains genetic information that has to be processed.

Now this is not a simple process, but needs a very diverse technology portfolio. And our expertise always has been and is now increasingly showing value, the ability to create a funnel to take raw biology into an analyte that can be ultimately then analyzed using our assay technology. So this transition from a component supplier to a work flow supplier covering all of these different workflow elements was key and that happened over the last 10 years.

If we look at where the various players are active, that has been changing as well. So the academic sector has been reaching out beyond by basic research and biomarkers into translational medicine even into clinical trials. If you read about some of the initiatives that are happening here in the United States but also many other countries of the world, the academic sector is reaching into clinical development expanding beyond clinical research into routine clinical development even, and in some cases even pursuing drug development. This is a new trend.

At the same time, molecular diagnostics and this is also evident here from AMP is going much deeper into the earlier phases of research. So moving through the translational medicine field even into biomarker and in some cases even looking at basic biological research. But this trend is one that the pharmaceutical industry is now looking at in more detail because their challenges here in the middle, in the translational medicine and clinical trial and approval area to basically translate that basic research into routine products and they are also relying on the various pillars that are used across this continuum. The only area that is more traditional like the diagnostics industry was let say, 10 years or 15 years ago, very strong compartmentalization is the applied testing field which is less linked to the research or even the development world.

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