Centre of excellence in India

May 6, 2011

Agilent Technologies has expanded its Life Sciences and Chemical Analysis Centre of Excellence in Bangalore, India.

Agilent Technologies has expanded its Life Sciences and Chemical Analysis Centre of Excellence in Bangalore, India. The company also has opened a Life Science application development lab, in an adjacent facility, to accelerate the discovery of life science analysis workflows. Together, the centre and lab cover 8000 square feet, making this the largest Agilent research facility in the world.

"India continues to be one of the most important markets for Agilent globally, with a significant presence of high-end R&D in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology," said Parmeet Ahuja, country general manager, Agilent Technologies, India. "This is the first Agilent lab facility where development of application solutions, customer interactions and training will happen in parallel."

Originally opened in 2006, the Bangalore centre serves the company’s customers across India. Customers now have access to Agilent's newest high-end products, including the 7700 Series ICP-MS, 7000B GC-QQQ, 6490 QQQ, 6540 QTOF and the 1290 and 1260 Infinity LC. Additionally, all of the company’s core products, including gas chromatographs, liquid chromatographs, electrophoresis and genomics products, and mass spectrometry systems are available for use.

The combined facility plays an important role in applications and solutions development, as well as in customer education. The company’s application scientists engaged in pharma, biopharma and other life science applications staff the facility and work hand in hand with customers, thereby having access to critical samples and learning about emerging application needs.

For more information on the facility visit www.agilent.com