Fisher Scientific Europe Announces a New Distribution Agreement with Bio-Techne in Europe

Paris, France 2024-05-01

Thermo Fisher Scientific, a leading provider of laboratory products and services, is pleased to announce a significant milestone in its commitment to providing cutting-edge solutions to its customers. Effective May 1, 2024, Thermo Fisher will enter into a strategic European distribution agreement with Bio-Techne (NASDAQ: TECH), a global life sciences company providing innovative tools and bioactive reagents for the research and clinical diagnostic communities.

This partnership marks an important collaboration between two industry leaders in the fields of scientific research, diagnostics, and biotechnology. Under this agreement, Thermo Fisher, through the Fisher Scientific Channel, Europe, will distribute Bio-Techne's extensive portfolio of innovative products, including antibodies, proteins, Immunoassay kits, reagents and enzymes to laboratories and research institutions across Europe.

"We are thrilled to forge this partnership with Bio-Techne, a company renowned for its pioneering advancements in the life sciences industry," said Claire Wallace, President, Fisher Scientific Channel, Europe. "By adding Bio-Techne's high-quality products to our comprehensive portfolio, we aim to further empower scientists and researchers with the tools they need to drive breakthrough discoveries and advancements in healthcare."

Bio-Techne's state-of-the-art products are designed to accelerate research and improve outcomes in areas including cell and gene therapy, immunology, neuroscience, and more. With this collaboration, Thermo Fisher reinforces its commitment to providing customers with access to the latest technologies and expertise, ultimately advancing scientific knowledge and improving human health.

"We are excited to partner with Thermo Fisher to expand the reach of our products and services throughout Europe," said Kim Kelderman, Bio-Techne’s President and Chief Executive Officer. "By leveraging the Fisher Scientific Channel's extensive European distribution network and industry expertise, we aim to enhance support for researchers and accelerate scientific discoveries that address some of the most pressing challenges in healthcare today."

This distribution agreement underscores Thermo Fisher's dedication to fostering innovation and collaboration within the scientific community. Through strategic partnerships with leading companies like Bio-Techne, Thermo Fisher continues to strengthen its position as a trusted partner for researchers and laboratories across Europe.

About Bio-Techne

Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ: TECH) is a global life sciences company providing innovative tools and bioactive reagents for the research and clinical diagnostic communities. Bio-Techne products assist scientific investigations into biological processes and the nature and progress of specific diseases. They aid in drug discovery efforts and provide the means for accurate clinical tests and diagnoses. With thousands of products in its portfolio, Bio-Techne generated over $1.1 billion in net sales in fiscal year 2023 and has approximately 3,100 employees worldwide.

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