Micralyne Inc., an Edmonton, Alberta-based developer and OEM manufacturer of BioMEMS and other MEMS (microelectromechanical systems) components, said it will increase its work with MicroCHIPS Inc., of Bedford, Mass., on developing MicroCHIPS' drug delivery and biosensing devices. MicroCHIPS' technology is based on microfabricated devices containing hundreds of micro-reservoirs, which can be filled with any combination of drugs, reagents or other chemicals. The reservoirs can also serve as tiny protective chambers for microfabricated biosensors. . . . Brewer Science USA Inc. has established a new subsidiary, Brewer Science Taiwan Ltd., in Taipei, Taiwan, in a joint venture with Trivet Industrial Corp., a Taiwanese technology and trading company. Brewer Science, based in Rolla, Mo., makes chemical products and specialty equipment for the microelectronic, MEMS, optoelectronic and sensor industries.
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