Phase Focus enters licensing agreement with Gatan

Fusion IP, the university commercialisation company has announced that portfolio-company Phase Focus, developers of Virtual Lens technology, has entered into an licensing agreement with Gatan.

Gatan is a leading manufacturer of instrumentation and software used to enhance and extend the operation and performance of electron microscopes.

The agreement provides for joint development of a range of products, including a Phase Focus Virtual Lens ‘add-on’ product for existing electron microscopes.

Once fully-developed, the product will be marketed by Gatan through its world-wide sales and distribution network.

The financial terms of the agreement are undisclosed.

The Phase Focus Virtual Lens is a digital replacement for the conventional image-forming optics used in imaging and microscopy. A more detailed description of the technology can be found here.