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Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific is a public global healthcare distributor and multinational biotechnology company headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts and was founded in 2006 after the merger of Thermo Electron and Fisher Scientific.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is one of the worlds largest global distributors of life science, industrial and applied science, clinical and diagnostic, and laboratory products. Their scientific products include: analytical instruments, laboratory equipment, reagents and consumables, research software and services, manufacturing, data analysis, diagnostics, and pharmaceuticals. Their products serve to increase the pace of scientific discovery around the world and solve scientific challenges found in labs and the field.

On November 13, 2006, Thermo Electron and Fisher Scientific announced the two companies will be merging to form Thermo Fisher Scientific in a tax-free, stock for stock agreement after receiving anti-trust clearance from the European Commission. Thermo Electron acquired Fisher Scientific for $10.6 billion in stock. Each shareholders of Fisher Scientific gained 2.00 shares of common stock in Thermo Electron for every share they owned in Fisher Scientific. After the merger shareholders of Fisher Scientific owned 61 percent of the company, and shareholders of Thermo Electron owned 39 percent.


Aquired organization

ABR--Affinity BioReagents


July 17, 2008

Advanced Scientifics (ASI)


February 5, 2015



January 8, 2016

Ahura Scientific


January 19, 2010

Alfa Aesar


June 25, 2015


Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is a research and developing company with focus in life sciences. The company assists customers solve analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity.


June 7, 2021
Thermo Fisher Scientific and Newomics are collaborating to develop a novel native liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC−MS) platform to support various LC−MS applications
May 19, 2021
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. and the University of California, San Francisco announces that they have formed a strategic alliance to accelerate the development and manufacturing of cell-based therapies.
May 3, 2021
Thermo Fisher Scientific announces the New additions Thermo Scientific Nexsa G2 surface analysis system -- a fully automated x-ray photoelectron spectrometer.
January 15, 2021
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. completes the acquisition of Henogen S.A. for approximately €725 million in cash.
Thermo Fisher Scientific to acquire PPD, Inc clinical research services provider, for a hearty $17,400,000,000.
June 8, 2020
Thermo Fisher Scientific announces its Thermo Scientific NanoDrop PC Control software + Security Suite for NanoDrop.

November 13, 2006
Thermo Fisher Scientific was founded by John Hatsopoulos.

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Conor Hale
September 1, 2021
Currently, more than 90% of AstraZeneca's clinical drug candidates are based on a targeted approach, spanning its work in cancer and cardiovascular disease as well as kidney, metabolic and respiratory conditions.
Andrea Park
August 16, 2021
Diagnostics developers have quickly stepped up to develop tests capable of detecting Delta and other mutations the CDC has labeled "variants of concern"--even after many projected that testing demand would peter out throughout the year with the widespread availability of COVID vaccines.
Conor Hale
July 7, 2021
After posting a record year, driven in large part by diagnostics for the COVID-19 pandemic, Thermo Fisher Scientific has named its first chief medical officer to keep that momentum going among its biopharma and healthcare customers with an eye on the clinic.
Global Market Insights Inc.
June 28, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest report "Precision Medicine Market by Type (Diagnostics, Therapeutics), Application (Oncology, CNS, Immunology,...
Thermo Fisher Scientific
June 22, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Thermo Fisher Scientific, das weltweit führende Unternehmen im Dienste der Wissenschaft, gab heute die Einführung eines neuen...


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