By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Accelrys said after the close of the market Monday that it has acquired electronic lab notebook software firm Contur Software for $13.1 million in cash.

Stockholm, Sweden-based Contur provides ELN capabilities on site as well as via a software-as-a-service model. Accelrys said that it will complement the Symyx Notebook that the firm acquired through its merger with Symyx last year.

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