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Unilever to Use Cognia s Software for Drug Discovery

NEW YORK, March 7 (GenomeWeb News) - Unilever will use data-management software developed by Cognia, the companies said today.


Researchers at Unilever's Target Identification and Validation Team will use the software, called Cognia Molecular, to help them "share and institutionalize [its] research information" by capturing, integrating, managing, and using biological and chemical information relevant to drug discovery, Cognia said.

Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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