NEW YORK, March 8 – IBM’s investment in MDS Proteomics totaled $10 million, parent company MDS of Toronto disclosed Thursday.

In January, IBM made an equity investment in MDS Proteomics as part of a strategic collaboration that also included an agreement to jointly establish a publicly available web-based protein database. At the time of the deal neither party disclosed the size of the investment.

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