Elsevier acquires Aureus Sciences

elsevierElsevier has acquired Aureus Sciences, a Paris, France based privately held company that provides databases and information tools to pharmaceutical and biotech companies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Formed in 2002, Aureus Sciences gathers quantitative biological activity data for major therapeutic drugaureus-logo

“The acquisition of Aureus Sciences provides us with tremendous opportunities to generate more value for our customers,” said Mark van Mierle , Managing Director Elsevier Pharmaceutical and Biotech Group. “With the combination of Aureus content assets and the content already available by Elsevier, we can create a valuable solution for those in need of improving speed and accuracy of lead-finding, decision-making and other key processes.”

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