NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Agilent Technologies and Thermo Fisher Scientific today announced an agreement to exchange instrument controls.

Under the terms of the agreement, the firms will exchange instrument control driver documentation and software for liquid chromatographs, gas chromatographs, capillary electrophoresis, and ion chromatographs. They will also provide the necessary software-related technical assistance to allow "full and reliable control" of each other's instruments using the Thermo Fisher Chromeleon and Agilent OpenLab CDS software packages.

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