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PublicNASDAQ:LIFE
Date1/2000
Raised
Post IPO Valuation
Acquired byThermo Fisher Scientific
Price$13.6B
Date2/2014

General Information

Websitelifetechnologies.com
CategoryBioTech
Phone760-603-7200
Employees9,700
DescriptionBioTools Company

Offices

Carlsbad, USA
5791 Van Allen Way
Carlsbad, CA, 92008
USA

People

CEO Chief of Staff
Chairman of the Board & CEO
COO
CMO
President of Genetic Systems
Director

Acquisitions

Total$725M
BAC, 1/2013
Compendia Bioscience, 10/2012
Navigenics, 7/2012
Ion Torrent, 8/2010 $725M
BioTrove, 11/2009

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Life Technologies

Life Technologies Corporation operates as a biotechnology tools company. The company’s systems, consumables and services enable researchers to accelerate scientific exploration, to discoveries and developments.

Life Technologies was created by the combination of Invitrogen Corporation and Applied Biosystems, Inc. in November of 2008, and Life Technologies continues to serve its customers under those two well-known brands. Invitrogen is the premier provider of reagents and consumables that are usable across multiple platforms, while Applied Biosystems remains the top provider of systems-based, end-to-end solutions in areas such as PCR, genetic sequencing, and mass spectrometry.

The company delivers a range of products and services, including systems, instruments, reagents, and custom services. Its portfolio of products includes technologies for capillary electrophoresis based sequencing, sequencing, mass spectrometry, sample preparation, cell culture, RNA interference analysis, functional genomics research, proteomics and cell biology applications, as well as clinical diagnostic applications and water testing analysis.

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Above: Life Technologies
Uploaded: 2/23/11

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Sources

  1. Thermo Takes on a New Life (genengnews.com) [edit]
  2. Life Technologies Acquires BAC BV, Expands Capabilities in Bioprocessing (prnewswire.com) [edit]
  3. Life Technologies Acquires Compendia Bioscience (finance.yahoo.com) [edit]
  4. Life Technologies Buys Navigenics for Genetic Diagnostics (businessweek.com) [edit]
  5. Life Technologies inks $725M deal for Ion Torrent (fiercebiotech.com) [edit]
  6. Xconomy San Diego (xconomy.com) [edit]
  7. SG Biofuels Raises $17M From Thomas McNerney, Finistere, Others (businessreel.com) [edit]
  8. SG Biofuels Completes $9.4M Series A Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  9. EDGAR [edit]
  10. Life Technologies To Launch Ion 318 Chip In Second Half Of 2011 With 1Gb Of Data Output (dailymarkets.com) [edit]
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