Who We Are

Let's bring great science to life

Agilent supports scientists in 110 countries in cutting-edge life science research; patient diagnostics; and testing required to ensure the safety of water, food and pharmaceuticals. Our advanced instruments, software, consumables, and services enable our customers to produce the most accurate and reliable results as well as optimal scientific, economic, and operational outcomes.

We play a role in advancing important research and testing, with our scientists creating some of the world's most leading-edge technology and our field engineers working side by side with customers to help them maximize productivity. We bring these solutions to a variety of markets, from pharma and diagnostics to applied materials and chemicals.

Together with our customers, we’re bringing great science to life.

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Company Fast Facts

Net Revenue FY 23: U.S. $6.83B

Approximately 18,000 employees

Customers in 110 countries


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At a Glance

Agilent is a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied markets, recognized for uncompromising integrity in all we do. Our mission is to advance quality of life by focusing our expertise in six key markets. With a team of approximately 18,000 employees spread across the world, our global footprint includes sales offices, logistics centers, and business facilities in three major geographies. Our worldwide capabilities enable us to deliver high-quality solutions to our valued customers in 110 countries.

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Corporate Social ESG Report

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)

ESG is part of what we strive to do every day. Our corporate mission is to advance the quality of life, and we do that by addressing the interconnections between our business, the needs of society, and the risks to our planet. This includes improving our own operations, harnessing the best team in the industry to evolve new products and services, and helping our customers achieve their environmental goals.

At Agilent, ESG is woven into the fabric of our business.

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Agilent Diversity and Inclusion Report

Agilent Diversity and Inclusion

Our success is anchored in our people and sustained by our core values. At Agilent, we believe that building a diverse workforce and nurturing an inclusive environment are crucial elements of our success. We work hard to be a company where all employees feel good about the work they do and the people with whom they do it.

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Agilent Markets

Agilent is a leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. The company provides laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise, enabling customers to gain the insights they seek. Agilent's expertise and trusted collaboration give them the highest confidence in our solutions.

Agilent focuses its expertise on six key markets, where we help our customers achieve their goals:

Food: Agilent helps ensure that our global food supply is free of contaminants—whether chemical, viral, bacterial or microbiological. Our customers include government regulators and labs that control food safety, as well as private companies that produce, package and sell food to the public.

Environmental and Forensics: From pesticides to pharmaceutical residues to trace metals, we provide fast, accurate and sensitive methods for monitoring contaminants affecting quality of life. Agilent solutions also play an important role in law enforcement by providing robust tools and instruments to analyze and verify evidence at trial, and in helping sports authorities ensure the world's top-performing athletes are competing fairly.

Pharmaceutical: Agilent has one of the broadest solutions portfolios of any company serving the pharmaceutical industry. Our solutions provide precise answers for every segment of the pharmaceutical industry, from disease research and drug discovery to drug development, manufacturing and quality control. The start-to-finish solution set means customers can get products to market faster. Customers trust us to help them test the purity of their therapeutics. Agilent also ensures that their instruments and processes conform to the highest compliance.

Diagnostics: Agilent gives doctors a head start in the fight against cancer and other diseases. Our solutions help pathology laboratories deliver fast, accurate information to the doctors, hospitals and medical centers they serve. We help medical professionals make more accurate diagnoses so patients can receive the most effective therapies.

Chemicals and Advanced Materials: Agilent products are used for quality, compliance, and safety testing across the value chain from raw materials to final products for the chemicals, materials, and energy market. These include specialty chemicals used as food and pharmaceutical ingredients; advanced materials used in electronic, semiconductor, battery, consumer, and bio-medical products; and petroleum products used as fuels and feedstocks.

Research: Most life sciences and diagnostics research is done at top-tier universities, with funding from governments around the world. Agilent is helping these researchers learn more about cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, autism and other ailments. Our instruments, software and sample preparation solutions help scientists conduct faster, more accurate research.

Agilent Research Laboratories

The purpose of Agilent Research Laboratories is to power Agilent's growth through breakthrough science and technology.

To complement our product line R&D, Agilent Labs looks beyond the evolution of current products and platforms to create the technologies that will underlie tomorrow's breakthroughs, enabling Agilent customers to answer questions at the leading edge of life science, diagnostics and the applied markets. Our horizon is broad, encompassing synergies across Agilent and seeding new businesses to create competitive differentiation and compelling value for current and future customers and shareholders.

To accomplish these goals, we attract and retain top technical talent, collaborate extensively with global research leaders in academia, government and industry, and promote a culture of innovation and teamwork across our highly multi-disciplinary staff of life scientists, physical scientists and engineers. The majority of our research is located in the United States in Santa Clara, California, with additional locations in Europe and Asia.

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Each of the brands in our portfolio is a hallmark of Agilent's innovation and commitment to customer success. Through superior precision, performance, reliability, and insight, the products, services and solutions behind our brands deliver on Agilent's promise to provide trusted answers to our customers' most critical questions and challenges.

Agilent CrossLab Dako Agilent Pathology Solutions Agilent OpenLAB Software Suite
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Agilent's culture is based on a set of core values that ensure we hold ourselves to high standards every day.

At Agilent, we operate with focus, accountability, and uncompromising integrity. We value teamwork, and we treat others with trust and respect. And at our core is innovation — the lifeblood of Agilent.

Together, these values help us help our customers bring great science to life.

Agilent is regularly recognized by external organizations for our culture, as well as our practices around processes and people.



Agilent was created when it spun off from Hewlett-Packard Company in 1999. Since then the company has won hundreds of awards for innovations and has earned even more patents for its inventions. More important is that the number of customers we serve grows each year — another reminder of the power of our partnership.

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