Thermo Fisher Scientific has acquired Phitonex Inc. Phitonex manufactures medical research materials.

Phitonex’s technology, Phiton, is useful for biological and healthcare research with cells. “Phitonex’s platform is a natural extension of Thermo Fisher’s existing tools for protein and cell analysis applications,” says Thermo Fisher senior vice president Peter Silvester. “Combining this new technology with our existing portfolio and expertise in this space will unlock the Phiton platform’s great potential and deliver unparalleled flow cytometry performance so our customers can gain more valuable insights from a single cell and expedite discovery.”

Thermo Fisher provides scientific instrumentation, reagents and consumables, and software and services to healthcare, life science, and other laboratories in academia, government, and industry.