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Incogen Wins $500K Phase II SBIR Grant to Develop Educational Bioinformatics Software

NEW YORK, Aug. 25 (GenomeWeb News) - Incogen has won a $500,000 Phase II SBIR grant from the National Science Foundation to create an educational version of its bioinformatics anaysis workflow software, the Williamsburg, Va.-based company said today.

 

Incogen plans to release the new software, called Vibe Education Edition, by the end of the year and will co-market it with Apple Computer.

 

The company said it will beta-test the product at several universities, including NorthwesternUniversity, the Collegeof Williamand Mary, HarvardUniversity, and the Universityof Delaware.

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