NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PerkinElmer reduced its headcount by 30 employees in the third quarter, the company said in a regulatory document this week.

PerkinElmer said that its management approved a plan during the quarter to shift some of its R&D resources into a newly opened Center for Innovation, resulting in the layoffs. It added in its quarterly financial document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission that all employees were notified of their termination by Sept. 29.

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