Eurofins acquires BioDiagnostics
The analytical testing company, Eurofins Scientific, has acquired the US seed and plant tissue testing firm, BioDiagnostics Inc (BDI - River Falls, Wisconsin). BDI employs 120 staff and offers genetic, seed quality and analytical chemistry testing services to the seed and plant industries. It has a strong competence in DNA analysis of field crops, especially maize and soybeans, Eurofins points out. Those functions complement Eurofins' services to the seed and agricultural industry and enhance its ability to provide the broadest range of analytical services, including the latest innovations in genomics technologies, Eurofins notes.