Agilent Technologies, Inc. (Agilent) is engaged in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemicals. The Company provides laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. The Company focuses on six key markets, food, environmental and forensics, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, chemical and energy, and research. The Company has two business segments: chemical analysis business and life sciences business. Agilent�s chemical analysis business focuses on the petrochemical, environmental, forensics and food safety industries. Its life sciences business focuses on the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, academic and Government, bio-agriculture and food safety industries. In addition to its three businesses, it conducts research through Agilent Technologies Laboratories (Agilent Labs).