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Oracle, University of Tokyo Pen IT Alliance to Analyze Bioinformatic, Genomic Data

NEW YORK, Aug. 29 (GenomeWeb News) - The University of Tokyo and Oracle Japan plan to co-develop an IT framework that can scrutinize life science information, including bioinformatics data, generated by industry and academia, the partners said last week.

 

Terms of the deal call for Oracle Japanto provide the university with "various support, including its database products, research expenditure, and expertise in data analysis."

 

Details of the alliance, including financial information, were not disclosed.

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