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.

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