NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Canadian government today announced C$56 million ($49.6 million) in total funding to the first 12 projects under Genome Canada's Genomic Applications Partnership Program.

The projects cover a wide swath of genomics applications that include diagnostics and tools development, as well as agriculture and forestry.

The funding includes C$15 million in investments from the government through Genome Canada, with the remaining C$41 million coming from co-funding partners, including the users of the genomics methods being funded.

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