NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Fujitsu Taiwan and National Cheng Kung University have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on the development of genomic analysis platform, NCKU announced last night.

The partners said the platform would include genomic analysis and bioinformatics technologies. They added in a statement that the alliance will "promote computational biology, cultivate personal training for bioinformatics, and develop biology analysis software."

Further terms of the partnership were not disclosed.

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