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Firm Helps Bioinformatics Companies Plan Strategies


MORAGA, Calif.--HighTech Business Decisions, a new company here devoted to helping electronics and biotechnology companies determine successful business development strategies, will focus on bioinformatics as one of its key markets, according to founder and president Sandra Fox. "Biotech nology markets are expanding into areas such as bioinformatics, high-throughput screening assays for new biopharmaceuticals, and scale-up manufacturing," she observed. "Contract manufacturing has become an important strategy. HighTech Business Decisions is in position to track these business-to-business markets as they evolve and help clients increase sales."

The new firm will match industry specialists who have PhD's or MBA's with clients in need of customized market research, Fox explained. HighTech has a web site at

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