Cartesian Gridspeed Emerges from Stealth Mode with Beta Launch of SLIM Search | GenomeWeb

Cartesian Gridspeed, a bioinformatics startup based in Auckland, New Zealand, has released the beta version of a genomic search tool that it claims offers a 10,000-fold speedup over NCBI Blast.

The company, founded last April, has seven customers in New Zealand for the product, called SLIM (Sequence Location Indexer and Matcher) Search, but has just begun speaking to potential beta customers in the US, CEO Leonard Bloksberg told BioInform last week.

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