VWR and Scientist.com Collaborate to Create an End-to-End Online Research Solution

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RADNOR, Pa., Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — VWR (NASDAQ: VWR), the leading global independent provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers, today announced its collaborating with Scientist.com, the leading global online marketplace for research services. VWR customers in the U.S. can now purchase thousands of custom products and research services through The VWR Science portal powered by Scientist.com.

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Both VWR and Scientist.com seek to accelerate scientific progress by reducing complexity when sourcing the tools and technologies needed to drive innovation. Scientist.com‘s network of 2,100 qualified suppliers provides access to thousands of custom products and research services, including protein production, chemical synthesis, next generation sequencing and the entire range of investigational new drug (IND) studies. This collaboration will enhance VWR’s current product and service offering to scientists, researchers, educators, medical professionals and engineers.

“We are excited to offer this unique solution that enables our customers to source what they need for their research,” stated Manuel Brocke-Benz, CEO of VWR. “By leveraging Scientist.com sourcing capabilities, VWR customers now have access to an extended network of CRO suppliers who can support their research and laboratory needs.”

“VWR’s large global presence will enable Scientist.com to help tens of thousands of pharmaceutical, biotech, government, non-profit and academic researchers,” stated Daniel Kagan, Scientist.com‘s Chief Operating Officer. “Together VWR and Scientist.com enable researchers to more easily test their next potentially game-changing idea.”

VWR and Scientist.com look forward to expanding this offering to customers in Europe and Asia later this year. To visit The VWR Science portal powered by Scientist.com, click here.

About VWR
VWR (NASDAQ: VWR), headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, is the leading global independent provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers. With sales in excess of $4.5 billion in 2016, VWR enables science for customers in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, government and healthcare industries. With more than 160 years of experience, VWR has cultivated a value proposition delivering product choice, operational excellence and differentiated services to improve our customers’ productivity from research to production. VWR’s differentiated services provide innovative, flexible and customized solutions from scientific research services to custom-manufactured chemical blends. Our dedicated team of more than 10,200 associates is focused on supporting scientists, medical professionals and production engineers to achieve their goals.

For more information on VWR please visit www.vwr.com.

Media Contact:
Valerie Collado
Director, Corporate Communications
VWR
484.885.9338
Valerie_collado@vwr.com

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