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06 Feb 2017 - 09 Feb 2017
09 Feb 2017 - 10 Feb 2017

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Image: PerkinElmer has entered into an agreement to acquire Tulip Diagnostics (Photo courtesy of iStock).

PerkinElmer Acquires Indian IVD Firm Tulip Diagnostics

PerkinElmer, Inc., which offers products, services and solutions for the diagnostics, research, environmental, industrial and laboratory services market, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Tulip Diagnostics Private Ltd., one of India’s largest domestic providers of in-vitro diagnostic reagents, kits and instruments. More...
17 Jan 2017
Image: QIAGEN has acquired OmicSoft, a bioinformatics company (Photo courtesy of iStock).

Qiagen Acquires Bioinformatics Firm OmicSoft

QIAGEN N.V., a provider of sample and assay technologies, has acquired OmicSoft Corporation, which focuses on biomarker data management, visualization, and analysis. More...
12 Jan 2017
Image: Agilent will acquire Multiplicom, a European diagnostics company (Photo courtesy of iStock).

Agilent Technologies to Acquire Multiplicom

Agilent Technologies Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire European diagnostics company Multiplicom N.V., for approximately EUR 68 million in cash. More...
03 Jan 2017
Image: Research has identified the top five IVD market trends for 2016 (Photo courtesy of Slidestoc).

Top Five In Vitro Diagnostic Trends of 2016

Companies in the global in vitro diagnostic (IVD) market which is currently worth USD 60.5 billion are being affected by various trends such as hospital consolidation, China’s increasingly important role in product launch decisions, service test markets, new small clinic targets, and mergers & acquisitions. More...
20 Dec 2016
Image: The ADVIA Centaur XP (Photo courtesy of Siemens Healthineers).

Siemens Healthineers to Invest USD 300 Million in Massachusetts Facility Expansion

Siemens Healthineers has announced that it will invest around USD 300 million over a four-year period for expanding its laboratory diagnostics manufacturing and research and development facility located in Walpole, Massachusetts in the US. More...
15 Dec 2016
Image: Hologic is selling its share of the Procleix blood-screening business to Grifols (Photo courtesy of iStock).

Hologic to Sell Blood-Screening Business to Grifols for USD 1.85 Billion

US medical device maker Hologic, Inc. has agreed to sell off its share of the Procleix blood-screening business to long-time partner, Grifols SA, for USD 1.85 billion in cash. More...
15 Dec 2016
Image: Abbott is seeking to terminate its proposed acquisition of Alere (Photo courtesy of iStock).

Abbott Seeks to Terminate Alere Acquisition

Abbott Laboratories has filed a complaint in the Delaware Court of Chancery seeking termination of its proposed acquisition of Alere, citing material adverse events after both the companies had entered into a merger agreement on January 30, 2016. More...
13 Dec 2016

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