Fluidigm develops, manufactures and markets microfluidic systems for growth markets in the life sciences and in applied markets. Fluidigm Corporation is engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of biological research equipment based on integrated fluidic circuit technology. Its core technologies, based on microfluidics and mass cytometry, enable the exploration and analysis of individual cells as well as the industrial application of genomics. Its customers include academic institutions, diagnostic laboratories, and pharmaceutical, biotechnology and agricultural biotechnology (Ag-Bio) companies. Founded in 1999, Fluidigm is based in South San Francisco.