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Updated: Oct 1 2015

Thermo Fisher Scientific

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • 81 Wyman Street
  • Waltham, MA, 02454
  • UNITED STATES

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an analytical instruments firm that aims to help its customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, and increase laboratory productivity. Its four brands are Thermo Scientific, Life Technologies, Fisher Scientific, and Unity Lab Services.

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