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Eagle and HB Technologies AG Sign Distribution Deal for Central Europe

3/18/2013 1:32:32 PM

Cambridge, 18 March 2013 ... Eagle, the UK’s leading bioinformatics consultancy, and HB Technologies AG, a Germany-based software and hardware manufacturer, have signed a deal appointing HB Technologies as exclusive distributor for Eagle’s products and services throughout Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Luxembourg,

The deal will allow Eagle to significantly expand its reach in the German-speaking market. Working closely with a local representative such as HB Technologies AG allows Eagle to get much closer to customers in the region and better understand their requirements and methodologies, ultimately delivering better quality services and more effective results. HB Technologies will source new projects and opportunities for Eagle whilst Eagle will continue to carry out all delivery and implementation work.

Richard Holland, Eagle’s Chief Business Officer, said “Eagle are excited to partner with HB Technologies in this way as it will open new doors for us and allow us to extend our reach further into the European markets, where many big pharma and related companies have their R&D headquarters.

“Eagle views overseas representation as key to continued expansion of its already substantial international customer base. With existing customers in the UK, USA, France, Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, Malaysia, and Singapore, Eagle is no stranger to the business of working across time zones and through language barriers.”

Dr. Steffen Hüttner, CEO of HB Technologies AG, said “The collaboration with Eagle shall accelerate the process for entering the market because we can present specific solutions for special needs. We also hope to get in closer touch with existing and new customers concerning bioinformatics services and other questions and to show our strengths in the bioinformatics sector.”

About Eagle

Eagle supplies quality outsourced bioinformatics solutions. We combine cloud computing and Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) expertise with a track record in building scalable, efficient genomics analysis workflows using both commercial and open source software. Eagle’s services have added value to R&D processes and reduced time to market at many global life sciences companies including big pharma, crop science, personal hygiene and animal health. Published use-cases include work with Unilever, the Pistoia Alliance, and Rijk Zwaan.

About HB Technologies AG

HB Technologies AG is a German software company concerning Life Science Software since 1992. HB Technologies AG has expertise in consulting and developing software solutions for production processes in industrial and research laboratories and instruments. Furthermore HB is involved to establish an own bioinformatic services division. Life Science customers are among others Roche, Eurofins, Microsynth, Qiagen, Eppendorf and Boehringer Ingelheim.

For further information, contact Richard Holland at Eagle on +44 (0)1223 654481 extension 3 (email, or Joachim Zühlke at HB Technologies AG on +49 (0)7071 976 129 (email

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