Global investment firm Francisco Partners announced today that it has agreed to acquire Abbott’s STARLIMS informatics product suite for an undisclosed amount.
Companies in the life sciences, pharma and biotech, chemical and refining, food and beverage, manufacturing, environmental, public health and forensics sectors have used the STARLIMS suite of products for more than 35 years.
The software helps organizations to manage the collection, processing, storage, retrieval and analysis of information generated in laboratories. It’s meant to improve quality and safety throughout the entire product lifecycle, starting with R&D.
The software boasts 1,100 customers across 60 countries.
“The STARLIMS technology is a leader in data and workflow management for laboratories across the globe. With the constantly changing landscape of quality manufacturing coupled with substantial industry tailwinds, we believe the business is well positioned fo…