On the surface, the co-development and co-marketing agreement signed this week between Evotec Technologies and Fisher Biosciences subsidiary Cellomics was a bid by both companies to expand their HCS customer bases.

However, according to some industry insiders, the deal may be the first step in an eventual acquisition of Evotec Technologies' assets by Fisher.

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