Agilent Technologies is an American public research

Agilent Technologies is an American public research, development and manufacturing company established in 1999 as a spin-off from Hewlett-Packard. The resulting IPO of Agilent stock was the largest in the history of Silicon Valley at the time.

The company provides analytical instruments, software, services and consumables for the entire laboratory workflow. Agilent focuses its products and services on six markets: food, environmental and forensics, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, chemical and energy, and research. From 1999 to 2014 the company also produced test and measurement equipment, this division was spun out to form Keysight.

Based on 2003 information, Agilent maintained four locations in the San Francisco Bay area: San Jose, Santa Clara, Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park.Santa Clara is an R&D site, containing the Agilent Research Laboratories group.Based on 2006 information, Agilent maintained seven sites in China: an office in Beijing, and branches in Shanghai, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Shenyang, Shenzhen and Xi'an.

Products and services of Agilent Technologies:

Agilent serves analytical laboratories and the clinical and routine diagnostics markets with a full suite of technology platforms and solutions. These include:

Agilent also provides the lab management services and chemistries and supplies needed to operate and optimize the science and economics of the lab:

  • Enterprise asset management
  • Laboratory business intelligence
  • Equipment management and service
  • Software maintenance
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Sample preparation
  • Genomics and Cloning
  • GC and HPLC columns
  • Spectrometry and spectroscopy supplies
  • General laboratory supplies