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Spotfire, Iconix Partner in Tool Development

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 5 - Spotfire and Iconix Pharmaceuticals have partnered in a three-year collaboration to develop chemogenomics and toxicogenomics data analysis tools, the companies said today.


The collaboration will integrate Spotfire's visualization software with Iconix's content and data mining tools, said an Iconix spokesperson.


Spotfire's DecisionSite for Functional Genomics tools will be integrated with Iconix's DrugMatrix drug profiling and prediction system, which is being developed with MDS Pharma Services and offered by subscription by Incyte Genomics.


Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.


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