Millennium Science and Jomar Life Research Unite

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Millennium Science and Jomar Life Research Unite to Form Australia and New Zealand's Premier Life Science Supply Business

Melbourne, Australia; 14 September 2020 – Millennium Science Pty Ltd, a leading supplier of biomedical research instrumentation, and Jomar Life Research, a major supplier of life science kits and reagents, will form a strategic alliance under common ownership to provide Australian and New Zealand researchers improved access to research technologies and supplies.

Under an agreement completed today, The Leading Technology Group, parent company of Jomar Life Research, will take a majority interest in Millennium Science Pty Ltd.

The two companies will work closely together to offer researchers throughout Australia and New Zealand access to an extensive range of the world's most innovative technologies for life science research. Jointly the two companies represent more than one hundred leading life science product manufacturers including 10X Genomics, PacBio, BioTek, CyTek, Roche, InvivoGen, Biotium, Sino Biological, and ThermoFisher, among others.

Alexander Szabo, Ph.D. CEO of Jomar, will also become CEO of Millennium.  Bren Collinson, Managing Director of Millennium, will take up the position of Executive Director and Senior Advisor. All Millennium and Jomar staff continue in their current positions.

ms-jlr-announcement-bren-and-alex-photo.jpg"We are excited to combine forces to offer Australian and New Zealand life science researchers an extraordinary range of the most innovative and powerful tools to accelerate their work," stated Dr. Szabo. "By joining two of Australia and New Zealand's most respected distributors, we will provide our customers with expanded service and technical support capabilities and even greater value for money for their purchases."

"This is a great opportunity for Millennium to continue to prosper and serve an even broader range of scientists" said Mr Collinson. "Importantly, I believe that this broader entity will offer our extraordinary staff, who are the backbone of both companies, even greater opportunity for career success and personal growth. For me, this is the right time to hand the baton over to others while continuing to have the opportunity for involvement at Board and advisory level."

About Millennium Science.

Founded in Melbourne in 1999 by Bren Collinson, Millennium Science has grown to become the leading distributor of high technology instrumentation and reagents for the Australasian biotechnology research market. Millennium Science is staffed by Ph.D. qualified application scientists, highly trained service engineers, marketing, customer service, administrative and office support staff. Millennium Science partners with carefully selected manufacturers who are market leaders in their chosen fields and are equally customer focused.

About Jomar Life Research.

Melbourne-based Jomar Life Research is one of Australia and New Zealand's fastest growing distributors of life science consumable products. Representing more than 50 leading international suppliers, Jomar offers perhaps the most extensive range of biomedical research products in Australia and New Zealand. Jomar's Ph.D. qualified technical support staff is dedicated to providing our customers with outstanding advice and service

About the Leading Technology Group.

The Leading Technology Group is a set of affiliated Australian health-tech companies.  Other LTG companies are Emeritus Research, a CRO for the pharma industry, BasePair Genomics, a pharmacogenomics company, Crux Biolabs, a research service provider, and Cardiobase, a supplier of specialist hospital software.  LTG focuses on companies that achieve high growth through leadership in their fields and strong business fundamentals and takes a long-term approach to its investing

Frequently asked questions

Will contact information for Millennium Science or Jomar change?No, both company websites, email addresses and phone numbers will continue as is.

Will banking details for order payments change?
No, banking details for payment of orders will remain the same.

For further information contact:

Alex Szabo
alex.szabo@JLresearch.com.au
+61 (0) 407 364 155

Bren Collinson
bcollinson@mscience.com.au
+61 (0) 418 990 701

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