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  Agilent Awards Trilogy Sciences with a Golden Ticket at LabCentral

Agilent Technologies Inc. announces that biotech startup Trilogy Sciences has been awarded an Agilent Golden Ticket at LabCentral, a leading biotech innovation hub based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. LabCentral is a shared laboratory space designed as a launchpad for high-potential life sciences and biotech startups. The Golden Ticket provides funding of one lab bench space for a year...


  Agilent Technologies Announces Twist Bioscience Agrees to Pay $22.5 Million Settlement in IP Litigation

Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced it has reached an agreement with Twist Bioscience under which Twist has agreed to pay Agilent a sum of $22.5 million to settle Agilent’s claims against Twist, as well as current and former Twist employees Emily Leproust, Siyuan Chen, and Solange Glaize. The settlement agreement provides a license to Twist for discrete aspects of Agilent’s oligo-synthesis technology and successfully resolves all outstanding litigation between all parties....


  Agilent Introduces New Cutting-Edge SureSelect DNA Kit

Agilent Technologies Inc. has introduced a new product designed to address key challenges that laboratories encounter when preparing DNA sequencing libraries for their research. The new Agilent SureSelect XT HS2 DNA Kit represents the state-of-the-art in library preparation and target enrichment, offering researchers a complete solution that allows them to choose workflow options that best suit their needs....


  Agilent Collaborates with University Researchers Investigating Risk Factors for Eczema

Underpinning the study is the researcher’s use of Agilent’s specialized Fourier-transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy technology. Agilent has developed a prototype sampling approach that enables researchers to work non-invasively, and with speed and accuracy. This technology, built around Agilent’s 4300 Handheld FTIR, is already being used in studies for direct skin measurements, where it provides higher-quality data more reliably when compared to prior methods....


  Thermo Fisher Scientific and Agilent Technologies renew commitment to third-party instrument control, maximizing usability in modern chromatography software solutions

Thermo Fisher Scientific and Agilent Technologies are continuing their agreement to the industry-wide Instrument Control Exchange Program (ICEP) – fostering compatibility among key vendors’ instrumentation and chromatography data systems (CDS). Organizations across the life sciences and applied industries will continue to benefit from the ability to select the hardware and software that most appropriately meets their application and business needs through the sustained involvement of key vendors....


  Agilent Receives Multiple Life Science Industry Awards for Innovation

Agilent Technologies, Inc. has announced that it has received two Life Science Industry Awards (LSIA) for 'Most Innovative New Products in 2019' from BioInformatics Inc. Since 2002, the LSIA have recognized manufacturers of the 'tools of science' that help advance biological research and drug discovery. The Agilent products were the Magnis NGS Prep System, which received a Silver Award in the genomics category, and the xCELLigence RTCA eSight, which received a Bronze Award in the cell analysis category....


  Agilent Announces Applications Open for LabCentral Golden Ticket

Agilent Technologies, Inc. has announced that the nomination process to submit proposals to receive an Agilent-sponsored LabCentral Golden Ticket is open for interested life sciences and biotech startup companies. LabCentral, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is an independent, shared laboratory space designed as a launchpad for high-potential life sciences and biotech startups.


  Agilent Announces New ICP-OES Systems with Innovative Instrument Intelligence

Agilent Technologies, Inc. has announced a new generation of ICP-OES systems for laboratories serving the environmental, food, energy, chemicals, and materials markets. The new Agilent 5800 ICP-OES and 5900 ICP-OES systems incorporate an entirely new layer of smart capabilities that deliver deeper insight into samples, processes, and operational status. Greater instrument intelligence enables labs to avoid unplanned downtime, and take a more pro-active approach to reduce the need to remeasure samples....


  Agilent Expands Portfolio of Smart-Connected GC Instruments

Agilent Technologies, Inc. has introduced a micro gas chromatograph that is small, fast, smart, and easy to use. The new Agilent 990 Micro GC system is designed to monitor the safe distribution, calorific valuation, and odorant level in natural gas. Compact and rugged, it delivers laboratory-quality data whenever and wherever it is needed. The 990 Micro GC combines Agilent's proven microfabrication and smart-connected digital technologies in an all-new modular platform....


  Agilent Early Career Professor Award Presented to Saeed Hassanpour

Agilent Technologies, Inc. has announced that Saeed Hassanpour, Ph.D., has received the 2019 Agilent Early Career Professor Award (AECPA). Dr. Hassanpour is a member at the Dartmouth- Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) and an associate professor in the Departments of Biomedical Data Science and Epidemiology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, with an adjunct appointment in Computer Science.


  Agilent Opens State-of-the-Art Spectroscopy Site in the UK

New facility will be a major research and development hub for molecular spectroscopy. Agilent Technologies, Inc. has announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art facility for spectroscopy research and development at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire, UK. A leader in molecular spectroscopy, the new Agilent site will be a major research and development hub for laser spectroscopy....


  Chinese Academy of Sciences scientist recognized for his work in medicinal chemistry and drug discovery

Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced that Professor Hualiang Jiang has received an Agilent Thought Leader Award. Professor Jiang directs the Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and is a leading researcher in the area of medicinal chemistry and computational drug design. Professor Jiang has a strong track record identifying new targets for cancer therapy and designing inhibitors that block protein-protein interactions.....


  Popeye was right: Scientist of FU Berlin detected a performance-enhancing substance in spinach

Agilent Technologies Inc., has announced that its instruments and expertise contributed to a groundbreaking study commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency, or WADA. Researchers at Freie Universität Berlin used gas and liquid chromatography instruments, along with high-resolution mass spectrometry systems—all from Agilent—to study to the strength-building characteristics of ecdysterone, the main component of spinach extracts....


  Agilent Presents Thought Leader Award to Professor Hyun Joo An

Dr. Hyun Joo An is a professor at the Graduate School of Analytical Science and Technology, Chungnam National University, in Daejeon, South KoreaAgilent Technologies, Inc., has announced that Professor Hyun Joo An has received an Agilent Thought Leader Award in support of her work in glycomics and biopharmaceutical applications. Dr. Hyun Joo An is a professor at the Graduate School of Analytical Science and Technology, Chungnam National University, in Daejeon, South Korea....


  Agilent Completes Acquisition of BioTek Instruments

Agilent Technologies, Inc. has announced it has completed the acquisition of BioTek Instruments, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of innovative life science instrumentation. The BioTek acquisition expands Agilent's growing presence and expertise in cell analysis and strengthens the company's position in the large and growing immuno-oncology and immunotherapy areas....


  Agilent Presents Thought Leader Award to Professor Gang Yu

Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced that Dr. Gang Yu, a professor at the School of Environment at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, has received an Agilent Thought Leader Award. The award recognizes his contributions towards understanding the problems caused by emerging organic contaminants in water, and the development of solutions to combat these problems....


  NUS, Agilent, and NUH launch new translational R&D hub to boost clinical diagnostics

S$38 million research facility aims to be a premier, global, one-stop hub for research and translation to clinical testing through biochemical innovation and techniques. The National University of Singapore (NUS), Agilent Technologies, a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets, and National University Hospital (NUH), have established Singapore's first integrated translational R&D hub...


  Agilent Introduces Revolutionary Real-Time Cell Analyzer

Agilent Technologies Inc.,has introduced a multimode real-time cell analyzer (RTCA)—the first of its kind—combining the best of non-invasive biosensor measurement with live cell imaging. "The xCELLigence RTCA eSight will revolutionize cell analysis in life science research," said Todd Christian, Agilent vice president, and general manager of the company's Cell Analysis Division...


  Agilent Introduces Breakthrough Flow Cytometer

Agilent Technologies has introduced its first new product from recently acquired ACEA Biosciences, at the 34th Congress of the International Society for Advancement of Cytometry, CYTO 2019 Congress, held June 22–26, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. The Agilent NovoCyte Advanteon Flow Cytometer is now one of the most sensitive cell analyzers available on the market. Flow cytometers are integral to basic research, drug discovery, and clinical diagnostics....


  Agilent to Acquire BioTek, Strengthening Leadership Position in Growing Cell Analysis Segment

Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-owned BioTek Instruments for $1.165 billion. With anticipated tax benefits for Agilent, the net purchase price is expected to be approximately $1.05 billion. BioTek is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of innovative life science instrumentation. Its comprehensive product line includes cell imaging systems, microplate readers, washers....


  Agilent Survey of Pharma Lab Leaders Uncovers Challenges in Workflow and Laboratory Efficiencies

Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced the results of its first Pharma Lab Leaders Survey looking to gather insights from pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and contract research laboratories in seven countries around the world. Respondents included 650 laboratory managers, directors, and supervisors from China, Germany, India, South Korea, Switzerland, Austria, and the United States. The laboratories surveyed are involved in a range of activities from disease research to manufacturing...


  Agilent Introduces Intelligent LC/MS System for Chromatographers at ASMS 2019

Agilent Technologies Inc. has introduced the newest member of its LC/MS portfolio at the American Society for Mass Spectrometry Conference (ASMS). The new Agilent InfinityLab LC/MSD iQ System incorporates 'designed-in' smart features, software, and hardware developed specifically for chemists and chromatographers who will benefit from the intuitive design and greater level of detail generated by a mass selective detector....


  Agilent Announces Unique Portfolio to Advance Immunotherapy

Agilent Technologies Inc. announces a unified portfolio of products for immunotherapy researchers. The innovative solution was on display at Immunology 2019, the 103rd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Immunologists (AAI). “Immunotherapy is changing the landscape of cancer treatment, but most of the available tools are adapted and not purpose-built for this cell-centric workflow...


  Agilent and BioTek Join Forces to Create an Integrated Metabolic Analysis and Imaging Platform

biotekAgilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) and BioTek Instruments, Inc., have announced a new, integrated solution that combines cellular metabolic analysis and imaging technologies. The optimized solution integrates the Agilent Seahorse XFe96 / XFe24 Analyzers with the BioTek Cytation 1 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader....


  Rainbow Seed Fund Portfolio Company, Cobalt Light Systems, Acquired by Agilent for £40m

Chemical detection innovator secures access to global markets

agilentEarly-stage investor Rainbow Seed Fund announces that Oxfordshire-based Cobalt Light Systems, a provider of highly differentiated Raman spectroscopic instruments, has been acquired by Agilent Technologies Inc....


  Agilent Technologies Introduces InfinityLab Liquid Chromatography Instruments, Columns and Supplies

Company Showcases New 1260 Infinity II LC System

agilentAgilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) has introduced InfinityLab, a product family of liquid chromatography instruments, columns and supplies. A key element of this introduction is the new Agilent 1260 Infinity II liquid chromatography system, which will bring high-end technology from Agilent’s flagship 1290 Infinity II LC into the company’s core platform. The Agilent 1220 Infinity II LC (available in August)...


  Agilent Technologies Signs Instrument Control Exchange Agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) have announced a formal agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific to exchange instrument controls to improve the productivity and user experience of customers using software and instruments from both companies.

AgilentUnder the new agreement, Agilent and Thermo Fisher are exchanging instrument-control driver documentation and software for liquid chromatographs, gas chromatographs, capillary electrophoresis and ion chromatographs. The companies are also providing technical assistance to each other's software development groups for full and reliable control of Agilent instruments in the Thermo Scientific Chromeleon software and Thermo Scientific instruments in the Agilent OpenLAB CDS software....


  Ensuring Reliable Sample Containment with Autosampler Vials

Reliable containment of samples is crucial and the integrity, cleanliness and consistency of vials is critical for accurate analysis.

agilentMany analysts think of vials as simple components that do not affect results which is an easy mistake to make…until something goes wrong. Using vials that are not fit for purpose can have a significant impact on the quality of analysis and there are a number of issues to look for in uncertified autosampler vials, including: Non-uniform bottom thickness which can damage needles and cause inconsistent sample draw...


  Utilizing Fast HPLC Screening Methods for the Detection of Steroids

As the importance of steroids in the regulation of bioprocesses has increased so has the demand for fast screening methods for their detection.

Agilent technologiesHPLC is a highly regarded analytical technique for pharmaceutical applications due to its unrivalled analytical validation characteristics; including accuracy, precision, limit of detection, specificity, linearity and range, and ruggedness. The high throughput demands of quantitative steroid analysis require faster run times and as a result there has been a focus on the development of fast HPLC screening methods to detect steroids...


  Benefits of Solid Phase Extraction (SPE) for the Analysis of Mycotoxins in Food and Feed

The globalization of the food chain has meant that the focus on food safety is greater than ever before and as a result, food manufacturers are facing increasingly stringent regulatory requirements.

agilentOne area that is receiving a growing amount of attention is mycotoxin intake from contaminated food and feed which causes mycotoxin intoxication. Mycotoxins are secondary fungal metabolites that are typically produced by fungi growing on grains and fruit during shipment or storage. When ingested, mycotoxins may cause acute or chronic disease and it has been shown that repeated exposure to low level mycotoxin ingestion can affect...


  Improving GC Connections for Reliable, Robust and Reproducible Results

Leaks at gas chromatography (GC) column connections are a common source of frustration and wasted time in laboratories.

agilentTime is often spent manually tightening connections between columns using a handheld tool – time which could otherwise be spent analyzing results or running more investigations. Preventing GC leaks has become a priority for researchers looking to save time and money while achieving high quality results. GC column connections leak because capillary column ferrules made of graphite polyimide blends loosen after...


  Agilent Technologies and Shimadzu Enable Control of Each Other’s GC Instruments in Their Respective Chromatographic Data Systems

Agilent Technologies, Inc. and Shimadzu Corp. has announced the release of GC instrument control for their respective Chromatography Data Systems (CDS). This provides customers in analytical laboratories with more freedom of choice when selecting a chromatography data system.

/shimadzuAgilent has released drivers for Shimadzu GC-2010, GC-2010 Plus and GC-2014 integrating to Agilent's OpenLAB CDS, and Shimadzu has released drivers to control Agilent 6890, 6850, 7820 and 7890 GC instruments in Shimadzu's LabSolutions. These releases are the result of the joint collaboration--employing RapidControl (RC.NET) instrument drivers--announced in May 2013 to preserve customers' investments in workflows and operating procedures....


  Analytik Announces the new Agilent 4300 Handheld FTIR, now Available in the UK and Ireland.

Analytik, leading suppliers of innovative analytical instrumentation, announce the Agilent 4300 Handheld FTIR spectrometer for a wide range of applications. 

agilent handheldAnalytik announces the UK and Ireland release of the Agilent 4300 Handheld FTIR spectrometer. This lightweight, ergonomic analyser enables the direct identification and assessment of high-value materials without sample extraction, making handheld FTIR a true non-destructive testing solution. The 4300 Handheld FTIR enables the user to take measurements wherever they are needed – regardless of the physical size or location of the object...


  Agilent Technologies to Distribute Cerno Bioscience’s Calibration and Analysis Software with GC/MSD Systems

Novel Program Increases Lab Accuracy and Unknown Compound Identification with Single Quadrupole Instrumentation

/agilent_logoCerno Bioscience and Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced Agilent will distribute Cerno Bioscience’s MassWorks™ calibration and analysis software with all Agilent GC/MSD systems. This novel calibration technology increases the mass accuracy of Agilent's single quadrupole GC/MSD to enable unknown compound identification. This process normally requires more complex instruments such as Time-of-Flight (TOF) mass spectrometers "Making Cerno MassWorks directly available to GC/MSD users through Agilent channels opens the qualitative power of accurate mass information to...


  New User-Friendly Chromatography and Spectroscopy Catalog from Agilent

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced the 2013 Essential Chromatography and Spectroscopy Catalog

Agilent Technologies CatalogueThe new catalog is divided into five sections to help the reader easily navigate Agilent’s growing portfolio, which includes general chromatography, sample preparation, GC and GC/MS, LC and LC/MS, and spectroscopy. This edition of the catalog contains CrossLab products for use with other manufacturers’ instruments. It also includes details about electrochemistry meters and supplies, Captiva syringe filters, Ultra Inert and application-specific GC columns, LC biomolecule and Poroshell 120 columns, and OneNeb nebulizer for ICP-OES and MP-AES...


  Agilent Technologies Introduces Only Secure Central Data Storage and Operations Management Solution Tailored to Smaller Chromatography Labs

Agilent Technologies Inc. has introduced OpenLAB Data Store with Lab Applications, an out-of-the-box solution for smaller laboratories that provides secure central storage of the data produced by Agilent's OpenLAB chromatography data systems. The software is also designed to streamline the management of laboratory operations, assets and regulatory compliance

Data StoreOther commercially available solutions are designed for larger laboratories and involve a combination of enterprise-level electronic laboratory notebooks, laboratory information management systems and scientific data management systems. OpenLAB Data Store with Lab Applications is focused on the essential tasks that make it easy for smaller laboratories to install and do their work.


  Analytik in partnership with Agilent Technologies hosted two workshops on portable molecular spectroscopy techniques & instrumentation Analytik, leading suppliers of innovative analytical instrumentation, report on their two successful workshops on portable molecular spectroscopy run in partnership with Agilent Technologies.

Rob WillsMolecular spectroscopy techniques are extremely well suited to be applied as portable or handheld instruments. Their simplicity, speed, selectivity, and ability to operate without sample preparation make them ideal to be used outside of the laboratory in more challenging environments. By bringing the analyser to the sample and making measurements when and where they are required, the full benefits of molecular spectroscopy can be realised...


  Analytik in partnership with Agilent Technologies announce a workshop on portable & handheld molecular spectroscopy Portable FTIROnline registration is now open

Analytik, leading suppliers of innovative analytical solutions to the UK and Ireland, is pleased to announce the first UK workshop at their new premises in Swavesey, Cambridge. Run in partnership with leading analytical instrument company, Agilent Technologies, the free-to-attend meeting will focus on portable & handheld molecular spectroscopy.


  Analytik adds handheld FTIR to portable spectroscopy portfolio on signing new agreement with Agilent Technologies ExoScan handheld FTIR spectrometerAnalytik, leading suppliers of innovative analytical instrumentation, are delighted to announce a new arrangement to become sole value added resellers in the UK and Ireland for Agilent Technologies' portable and handheld FTIR spectrometers for routine analysis and field use...


  Free Capillary GC Tips and Tricks Seminars Free Capillary Gc Tips and Tricks Seminars Crawford Scientific, in conjunction with Agilent Technologies, are staging a series of seminars across the UK informing customers about a myriad of tips and tricks that will improve their productivity when operating Capillary GC systems.


  Varian Joins the Crawford family Varian Joins the Crawford familyCrawford Scientific is pleased to announce that from 1st November, they will be supplying the complete range of Varian Chromatography Consumables products via their purchase by Agilent Technologies. Crawford Scientific will then become the largest independent official supplier of Varian products in the UK resulting in a wider range of top quality well established products available for supply to their customer base thus expanding the ways in which they can support clients Chromatography... every step of the way.


  WIN Consortium announces the 3rd annual WIN Symposium: Gateways to efficacy of cancer diagnostics and therapeutics WIN Consortium announces the 3rd annual WIN Symposium: Gateways to efficacy of cancer diagnostics and therapeuticsThe Worldwide Innovative Networking (WIN) Consortium invites you to attend the 3rd WIN Annual Symposium, which this year is dedicated to a very challenging topic; gateways to increasing the efficacy of cancer diagnostics and therapeutics. The 2011 symposium, to be held on 6th to 8th of July at the Palais des Congrès, Paris, will include discussion and debate on the following topics


  Agilent Technologies to Acquire Varian, Inc. for $1.5 Billion Transformational transaction establishes Agilent’s position as a leading provider of analytical instrumentation to the applied and life sciences markets





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