Agilent Technologies Inc. is a leading global life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical company. It was founded in 1999 as a spin-off from Hewlett-Packard (HP) and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, USA. The company traces its roots back to the founding of Hewlett-Packard in a one-car garage in Palo Alto, California, in 1939. Agilent was established to continue HP's legacy of innovation and excellence in analytical instruments and technologies.
Agilent provides a wide range of products and solutions to support the life sciences and chemical analysis industries. Their offerings include instruments, software, consumables, and services used in various applications such as genomics, proteomics, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, environmental analysis, and more. Their products enable researchers, scientists, and laboratories to perform cutting-edge research and analysis, helping them make important discoveries and advancements in various fields.
The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "A." Agilent has a global presence with operations in more than 100 countries and serves customers in academia, government, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and other industries. They have a strong reputation for providing high-quality, reliable, and innovative solutions, making them a trusted partner for scientific and research communities worldwide.
Agilent continues to invest in research and development to drive innovation and introduce new technologies to meet the evolving needs of their customers. They also actively pursue strategic acquisitions and partnerships to expand their portfolio and capabilities. With a focus on advancing the world of science and diagnostics, Agilent is committed to enabling discoveries that improve human health and the environment.