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Microsoft’s Bill Gates presented a plan to build a network of research centers across Europe in what is known as the EuroScience Initiative. The first center would be at Italy’s University of Trento, where Microsoft would fund 40 percent and government funding would make up the remaining 60 percent to start a computational and systems biology center. Funding specifics were not issued. Gates did say that if all goes well in Europe, this could be a model that might next be used in Asia and the US.


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