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Updated: Dec 9 2011

Caliper Life Sciences

  • Caliper Life Sciences
  • 605 Fairchild Drive
  • Mountain View, CA, 94043
  • UNITED STATES

Caliper Life Sciences (NASDAQ: CALP) is a leading provider of cutting-edge technologies enabling researchers in the life sciences to create life-saving and enhancing medicines and diagnostic tests more quickly and efficiently. Caliper has compiled numerous best-in-class solutions and is aggressively innovating new technologies to bridge the gaps that exist in bringing in vitro assays to in vivo results and ultimately into cures for human disease.

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