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Boehringer Ingelheim Expands License for Spotfire s DecisionSite

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 (GenomeWeb News) - Spotfire said today that Boehringer Ingelheim will deploy its DecisionSite software worldwide across its R&D activities.

 

The agreement extends a narrower licensing agreement that Boehringer Ingelheim has had with Spotfire since 1997 to use the software in genomics, lead discovery, and medicinal chemistry.

 

Under the global agreement, the company will deploy DecisionSite across its research organization, from target discovery through pre-clinical research, in Germany, Austria, Italy, Canada, and the United States.

 

Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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