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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Plant bioinformatics startup Computomics of Tübingen, Germany, has raised €500,000 ($544,000) in seed financing from venture capital investor High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF).

Computomics, a spinoff from the University of Tübingen and the Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Developmental Biology, was founded in 2012 by Detlef Weigel, a plant researcher at MPI, and several colleagues from the University of Tübingen and ETH Zurich.

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