By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Ontario Genomics Institute has started a new C$400,000 ($416,000) technology development fund for high-risk, high-impact genomics research.

OGI said today that it plans to use the fund over the next two years to provide four awards of up to $50,000 annually for 12-month research projects that will "result in transformative technology development."

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