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BD to Integrate Accelrys' Software into its HCS Platform

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb news) – Becton Dickinson will integrate Accelrys’ data analysis and reporting platform into its high content screening software, and it will offer the product to its customers by the middle of 2009, Accelrys said today.
Under the agreement, BD will integrate Accelrys’ SciTegic Enterprise Server into its AttoVision software to create an analysis tool that, Accelrys said, will improve BD’s customers’ ability to analyze, categorize, and store data and images for its high-content screening instrumentation.
Accelrys CEO Mark Emkjer said the agreement is part of the company’s strategy to build a network of outside equipment manufacturer agreements and broaden its distribution channels.

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