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Bruker Acquires Cloud Software Firm Arxspan

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Bruker said today it has acquired Arxspan, a provider of cloud-based scientific software.

According to Bruker, the purchase will allow the company to better provide software tools to its customers in the chemistry, pharmaceutical, biopharma, and analytical laboratory markets.

Southborough, Massachusetts-based Arxspan has traditionally focused on cloud-based research data management for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries.

"The Arxspan acquisition, coupled with our strategic partnership with Mestrelab, positions Bruker firmly in the field of cloud-based, scientific software for our chemistry and pharma customers," Falko Busse, group president of Bruker Biospin, said in a statement. "Bruker is committed to providing intuitive end-to-end solutions that make analysis and knowledge extraction in scientific research faster and easier. Our new software solutions enable our biopharma customers to increase their productivity in drug discovery and development."

Financial and other terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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