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Nycomed Outsources Research IT Services to Genedata

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Nycomed has tapped Genedata as its outsourcing partner for research IT services, Genedata said today.
Under the terms of the agreement, Genedata will develop and implement scientific databases and applications for research-data management and scientific analysis.
As part of the collaboration, Genedata said it has established an office at Nycomed’s R&D site in Konstanz, Germany.
Karl Zech, senior vice president of discovery and proof-of-concept development at Nycomed, said that the company is implementing a new R&D strategy built around a “highly flexible organization that focuses on its core competencies” in order to speed drug discovery.
“For this we were seeking an outsourcing partner able to provide superior technology as well as expertise, and launch quality solutions in a short span of time,“ Zech said.  
Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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