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Academy of Finland Puts 9 Million Into Bioinformatics, Systems Biology

NEW YORK, Nov. 14-The Board of the Academy of Finland is launching a  9 million program for systems biology and bioinformatics research, the academy said today.


This research project is a multidisciplinary program "aimed at bolstering Finnish competitiveness in the field of genome research and other postgenomic research," the academy said in a statement.


The program is one of seven new multidisciplinary Finnish scientific projects with joint funding from the state government worth roughly 41.3 million.


Foreign researchers and research teams are eligible to participate in the projects, said the academy.


The Academy of Finland underwrites research and works to promote science in the country. Its budget last year was  184 million.


For more information, see the press release.

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