Leuven – Integrated DNA Technologies, the largest US supplier of custom oligonucleotides, will expand its services in Europe and is to open a new production facility at its European daughter company IDT BVBA in Belgium. IDT’s Head of European Sales, Bonnie Barney, told EuroBiotechNews that the opening is planned for Q2/2008. Additionally, the company plans to produce si-RNAs cGMP-compliantly in the US. In September, IDT acquired Leuven-based RNA-TEC to broaden its capabilities in large-scale RNA synthesis and purification. According to Barney, IDT aims to become the largest oligo supplier in Europe.