Gaithersburg, MD and Tokyo, Japan - (October 16, 2013) - OpGen, Inc., a leading genetic analysis company, and Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation today announced an agreement to develop a comprehensive human chromosome mapping analytical service for clinical research applications by a combination of OpGen’s market-leading Whole Genome MappingTM technology and Hitachi High-Technologies’ and Hitachi group’s cloud-based systems. This service will include bioinformatics tools to complete human genome sequence and detect and analyze structural variations in human chromosomes.