PerkinElmer Launches Ensemble(R) for Biology(TM) Informatics Platform

PerkinElmer Launches Ensemble(R) for Biology(TM) Informatics Platform

WALTHAM, Mass., Apr 16, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- PerkinElmer, Inc., a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment, today announced the launch of its Ensemble(R) for Biology(TM) platform, an integrated informatics suite of applications for creating a collaborative and integrated biology workflow from research and development to quality assurance and control.

The Ensemble for Biology informatics platform provides research organizations with the end-to-end informatics solution they need to reduce the time to discovery. This platform delivers enhanced data management and organization, streamlined workflows, effective collaboration and subsequent connection with downstream development, while fully supporting regulatory compliance and protecting intellectual property.

The Ensemble for Biology platform gives biologists the tools they need for analysis, screening, and visualization. It effectively incorporates the ability to search across experiments, compare multiple assay results and generate reports using drag and drop techniques, pre-made biology templates or templates created by the researcher.

"Biologists in pharma, biopharma, government and academic research can benefit from intuitive informatics that break down barriers to data sharing and scientific communication, for better collaboration and decision making across therapeutic research teams," said Michael Stapleton, General Manager, Informatics, PerkinElmer. "The Ensemble for Biology suite is designed to enable researchers to collect, manage and share sample and assay data efficiently, as well as integrate assay outcomes with chemistry and downstream development, to improve productivity. This new product launch is just the latest example of PerkinElmer's ongoing commitment to developing and offering high quality productivity enhancing informatics solutions to enable critical research."

PerkinElmer is a leading provider of discovery, collaboration, and knowledge enterprise solutions, desktop software, scientific databases and consulting services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and chemical industries. The Company offers enterprise solutions, desktop software, scientific databases, and professional services for biotechnology, drug discovery and chemical research, including software, databases, and web sites which enable customers to create, analyze and communicate chemical, biological, and scientific information more effectively. Learn about our informatics solutions at .

About PerkinElmer, Inc.

PerkinElmer, Inc. is a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment. The Company reported revenue of approximately $1.9 billion in 2011, has about 7,000 employees serving customers in more than 150 countries, and is a component of the S&P 500 Index. Additional information is available through 1-877-PKI-NYSE, or at .

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