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Bayer CropScience Renews License for Linguamatics Text-Mining Software

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Text-mining software firm Linguamatics said today that Bayer CropScience has renewed its license for the company’s I2E semantic knowledge-discovery platform.
 
Linguamatics said that Bayer CropScience, which has been using I2E since mid-2007 to analyze patents and the scientific literature, will now also use the software to “identify trends and activities in the crop protection business.”  
 
Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.

The Scan

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