Impulse, Pico Computing Claim 16-fold Speed-Up of Broad's GATK Using FPGAs | GenomeWeb

Impulse Accelerated Technologies and Pico Computing said recently that they have developed a proof-of-concept platform that achieves a 16-fold speed-up for the Broad Institute's Genome Analysis ToolKit using field-programmable gate array technology.

Brian Durwood, Impulse's CEO, said in a statement that his company is actively looking for research partners to further develop and commercialize this initial offering.

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