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PRESS RELEASE: ConnectomX Partners with Meiwafosis Co., Ltd. to Bring "katana microtome" to the Japanese Market

Jess Wilder

20 Sept 2023

ConnectomX is thrilled to announce a strategic partnership with Meiwafosis Co., Ltd., a leading provider of cutting-edge scientific equipment in Japan. The partnership marks the introduction of our groundbreaking "katana microtome" to the Japanese scientific community.

Founded in 2018, ConnectomX has been at the forefront of revolutionising volume electron microscopy. katana microtome, embodies this vision. Inspired by the precision of the Japanese sword from which it takes its name, katana microtome is the world’s universal in-situ ultramicrotome designed to integrate effortlessly with a variety of Scanning Electron Microscopes (SEMs). This transformation enables SEMs to operate with 3D capabilities, achieving unprecedented Z-resolutions as low as 20 nm.

This partnership aligns perfectly with Meiwafosis' mission to "Make a better world with science and technology." Together, we aim to elevate scientific research and innovation in Japan to new heights.

As part of our collaboration, Meiwafosis Co., Ltd. will take the lead in sales promotions, training sessions, and maintenance services to ensure that katana microtome performs at its peak capabilities. These efforts underscore our shared commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction.

"ConnectomX is excited to collaborate with a reputable partner like Meiwafosis. Their deep expertise in scientific instrumentation makes them the ideal partner to bring katana microtome to Japan," said Stuart Searle, one of the co-founders of ConnectomX.

We look forward to a fruitful partnership that will undoubtedly benefit both companies and, more importantly, the broader scientific community.

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