Bruker Daltonics expanded an existing marketing agreement with Dutch laboratory instruments maker Kiestra Lab Automation.
Financial details of the agreement were not announced, but the pact includes a joint research and development program for the companies to work on technologies together to sell to microbiology laboratories clients. The companies have already been working with customers in research facilities in The Netherlands.
The announcement was made to coincide with the Annual Meeting of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.
Bruker Daltonics is a division of Billerica, Mass.-based Bruker Corp. (NSDQ:BRKR).