Accenture has agreed to acquire LabAnswer, a research and laboratory informatics technology consulting firm. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Following the acquisition, Accenture will establish Accenture Scientific Informatics Services, which will combine the capabilities and resources acquired through LabAnswer with its existing R&D informatics capabilities, says Accenture.

A privately held company with approximately 250 employees, LabAnswer is based in Sugar Land, Texas. It serves clients in several industries in addition to life sciences, including consumer goods, resources, chemicals, energy and government, according to Accenture.

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