In what may be the first incubator for bioinformatics, LaunchCyte of Pittsburgh has opened for business and completed a $2 million fundraising round from angel investors.

The incubator is focusing on bioinformatics as it is applied to genomics, proteomics, and medical imaging. Tom Petzinger, LaunchCyte chairman and chief executive, said, “The sweetest of our sweet spots would be the genomics and proteomics world because we know that those are going to be heavily data and software driven and heavily algorithmic.”

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