Yesterday, May 5th, PerkinElmer announced that they have acquired Geospiza. This is exciting news and a great opportunity for Geospiza's current customers, future clients, and the company itself.
From numerous tweets, to more formal news coverage, the response has been great. Xconomy, Genome Web, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN), and many others have covered the story and summarized the key points.
What does it mean?
For our customers, we will continue to provide great lab (LIMS) and analysis software with excellent support. Geospiza will continue to operate in Seattle, because Seattle has a vibrant biotech and software technology environment, which has always been a great benefit for the company.
As PerkinElmer is a global organization committed to delivering advanced technology solutions to improve our health and environment, Geospiza will be able to do more interesting things and grow in exciting ways. For that, stay tuned ...