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MWG Biotech AG: New Distribution Agreement With Government Scientific Source Inc., USA

10/19/2005 5:10:39 PM

EBERSBERG, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 31, 2004--MWG Biotech AG (FWB:NWU) has entered into a supply agreement with Government Scientific Source Inc., Vienna, VA, USA, the largest dedicated and US Government certified distributor of scientific equipment and supplies to federal, state, and municipal government laboratories in the US. In the framework of the agreement Government Scientific Source Inc. will distribute all MWG Biotech products from all four business units to US federal customers. Financial and other details were not disclosed.

Government Scientific Source Inc. (GSS Inc.) has authorized General Services Administration "GSA" and Veterans Affairs "VA" federal supply schedules that simplify procurement for federal customers.

"We are very pleased that GSS Inc. has chosen to distribute MWG Biotech products to the US federal research market. Their official Government authorization and proven experience in what government laboratories need will create new potential in this exciting market for MWG Biotech and allow federal research sites to draw from MWG Biotech's strong portfolio of biotechnology products and services," says Dr. Wolfgang Pieken, Chief Scientific Officer at MWG Biotech AG.

"We are very excited about the relationship with MWG Biotech and look forward to offering their innovative, state of the art products to our customers," said Wayne B. Bardsley, the President of Government Scientific Source Inc.

About Government Scientific Source Inc.

Government Scientific Source, Inc. is the largest dedicated distributor of scientific equipment and supplies to federal, state and municipal government laboratories. GSS Inc. specializes in analytical chemistry systems with over 30,000 catalog items in the areas chromatography, general and clinical lab equipment, chemical and standard, scientific and medical general distribution, water testing and life sciences. The Company serves as an authorized small business procurement source for its customers. GSS Inc. maintains General Services Administration ("GSA") and Veterans Affairs ("VA") federal supply schedules, Defense Department Distribution and Pricing Agreements ("DAPAs"), and Blanket Purchase Agreements ("BPAs"). Additional information at

About MWG Biotech AG

MWG Biotech is the partner of choice for academic and industrial research in pharma and biotechnology, diagnostics and agrobio. As an international innovator of and enabler for consistently high quality technologies, instruments, products and services the company creates the platform for success in the life sciences today and for a better life tomorrow. Additional information at


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