National Instruments (NI) and Agilent Technologies Inc. have announced a joint initiative to create NI-certified LabVIEW instrument drivers for control of Agilent gas and liquid chromatographs. National Instruments has released drivers for the Agilent 3000 Micro GC and is working on drivers, to be released later this year, for Agilent's 6890 and 6850 gas chromatographs and 1100 liquid chromatograph. The free drivers will be available for download at the NI Instrument Driver Network, at www.ni.com/idnet. . . . Bruker Daltonics Inc., a subsidiary of Bruker BioSciences Corp., announced that Ian Sanders, PhD, has been appointed assistant vice president for European life science sales. He previously managed life science sales in the UK, Scandinavia and The Netherlands. Sanders joined Bruker Daltonics in 2000 following a 10-year career in drug discovery research for pharmaceutical and venture biotechnology companies.
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