Two new grants are helping the company develop its SHERLOCK and INSPECTR technologies as the basis for creating innovative diagnostics.
Agilent has partnered with the National University of Singapore and National University Hospital to establish the S$38 million ($27.4 million) research and development facility in Singapore.
The investment bank gave Danaher a Neutral rating and a $148 price target on the firm's shares, while it gave Agilent an Overweight rating with an $83 price target.
The company launched last month with initial financing of $35 million and licenses to CRISPR and synthetic biology technology from the Broad and Harvard.
The company has initial financing of $35 million, and has licensed its foundational SHERLOCK and INSPECTR technologies from the Broad and Harvard, respectively.
The researchers have launched a firm to commercialize the approach, which detects disease using protein networks encased in phospholipid bilayer membranes.