NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Massachusetts Biotechnology Council has inked a five-year deal with Fisher Scientific to be the primary supplier for the MBC Purchasing Consortium.
The supply deal is worth up to $250 million over the life of the contract to Fisher, which is part of Waltham, Mass.-based Thermo Fisher Scientific. The council includes around 600 biotech members, which will receive preferred pricing on scientific, safety, and lab products, as well as other incentives.
Robert Coughlin, president and CEO of the council, said in a statement that the Fisher's "extensive portfolio of technologies, lab supply products, and services will provide the quality and savings we demand for our members."
Fisher Scientific takes over the role of primary supplier from VWR International.