FEI Buys Till Photonics
Scientific instruments maker FEI has purchased Till Photonics GmbH of Munich for €14.5 (about $20 million). Till provides digital light microscopes and high-speed imaging systems for live-cell fluorescence microscopy. FEI’s acquisition adds key technology to correlative microscopy for cellular biology, which integrates high-performance light and electron microscopy. The company plans to accelerate the growth of its life sciences business, an important part of its plan to double its served available market in the next three years.