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Uppsala Bio-Development Group Offering $3M Per Year for Dx, Rx Projects

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Swedish bio-development organization Uppsala Bio is putting out a call for new multi-disciplinary projects for the company’s BIO-X program, which promotes research projects in the Uppsala region, the group said last week.
 
Uppsala said the new project will be funded with SEK 2 million ($2.8 million) per year, and will receive “substantial management and IP support, as well as access to a broad network of industrial and academic expertise.” 
 
The organization seeks projects involving diagnostic tools and predictive medicinal projects and early or late-stage drug-discovery programs.
 
Uppsala said its projects to date have started in academia, but said it is interested in industry-initiated efforts that through collaboration with academic groups.
 
Submissions are due April 10.
 
More information is available at Uppsala Bio’s website.

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