Evotec Offers Agilent’s RapidFire/MS Screening for Pharmaceutical Drug Discovery
Product News May 16, 2012
RapidFire, a robust, in-line solid phase extraction technology enables ultrafast, direct analysis of native compounds for a wide variety of biochemical assays including routine ADME and lead discovery applications across a range of therapeutic areas. Evotec is the first Pharmaceutical Contract Research Organisation in Europe to offer these services. The Evotec facility in Hamburg will be equipped with state-of-the-art technology from Agilent including multiple RapidFire High-throughput Mass Spectrometry Systems and 6460 Triple Quadrupole instrumentation.
“Evotec is the ideal partner for Agilent Technologies as we expand this industry-leading platform into the European Contract Research market,” said Gustavo Salem, Agilent Vice President and General Manager, Biological Systems Division. “Evotec’s leadership role as a drug discovery service provider will ensure that this market is exposed to the capabilities of Agilent’s RapidFire and gold-standard Mass Spectrometry platforms.”