Competition Cranks Up as Compaq to Invest $100M in Life Sciences Start Ups | GenomeWeb

Compaq Computer’s competitors downplayed the significance of its recently announced plan to make $100 million in direct and indirect investments in early-stage bioinformatics and genomics companies.

But the move will undoubtedly raise Compaq’s profile as the first computer company to use such a strategy to try to increase its dominance in the growing genomics sector.

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