Insilicos, a three-person startup based in Seattle, has just won a $200,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to commercialize statistics-based proteomics software it is co-developing with the Institute of Systems Biology.

The software, based on ISB’s Peptide Prophet package, is already freely available via SourceForge, but Insilicos president Erik Nilsson told BioInform that the company is confident that it can create a profitable business around the open source software.

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