January 14, 2022 -- Insightful Science, a software company that utilizes the cloud for scientific discovery, has acquired Omiq, a provider of data science software as a service solutions for high dimensional flow cytometry and quantitative multiomics data.
Omiq's principal product, OMIQ, is a cloud platform that enables researchers to identify drug or therapeutic interactions with a biological system through the tracking of biomarkers within lab samples, the company said.
The addition of OMIQ expands Insightful Science's offerings in flow cytometry software solutions, including Cytapex Bioinformatics and FCS Express. Additionally, the acquisition complements Insightful's growing portfolio of scientific R&D software, including GraphPad Prism, SnapGene, Geneious, Dotmatics, LabArchives, Protein Metrics, and nQuery.
OMIQ will continue as a stand-alone product but will connect with other Insightful Science solutions to provide value for customers, such as embedding proprietary analytical algorithms and supporting seamless integration between products, Insightful added.
Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.