Brooks Automation, Inc. (Nasdaq: BRKS) announced today that it has acquired RURO, Inc., an informatics software company based in Frederick, Maryland. The total cash purchase price of the acquisition was $15 million, subject to customary working capital and other adjustments. RURO provides cloud-based software solutions to manage laboratory workflow and bio-sample data for a broad range of customers in the biotech, healthcare, and pharmaceutical sectors. Its customers include such names as MD Anderson, Amgen, Exact Sciences, and the NIH. The addition of RURO’s capabilities and offerings will enable Brooks to offer enhanced onsite and off-site management of biological sample inventories as well as integration solutions to its customers for their increasingly distributed workflow.
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