Hitachi Spending Big on Bioinformatics R&D, Licenses Proteomics Technology from Myriad | GenomeWeb

TOKYO--Hitachi's new Life Sciences Group said it plans to invest 6 billion yen (about $56 million) in R&D over three years on technologies for genomic and proteomic analysis. The global electronics company, which entered a $26 million strategic alliance last week with the Salt Lake City company Myriad Genetics, said it plans to develop bioinformatics services for DNA analysis, database services, and functional analysis of genes and proteins.

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