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Blueprint Initiative Spins Out New Company; Inaugural Product to Launch in May

NEW YORK, April 21 (GenomeWeb News) - Mount Sinai Hospital's Blueprint Initiative has spun out a new company that will soon release its first informatics product, the hospital said earlier this week.


The company, Unleashed Informatics, was created in part with a CA$1.2 million ($970,000) grant from Sun Microsystems of Canada. Together with Blueprint it will unveil its inaugural hardware and software platform at the Bio-IT World Conference in Bostonnext month.


"At the same time, Blueprint's commitment to developing leading-edge, open-source standards-based, and freely available public databases like BIND remains as strong as ever," Christopher Hogue, Blueprint's principal investigator and acting CEO of Unleashed Informatics, said in a statement.

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