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NCKU, Fujitsu Taiwan Sign Pact for Big Data Analytics Platform

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University and Fujitsu Taiwan have inked a memorandum of understanding to create a big data analysis platform for agricultural and genomics research.

NCKU said today its microbiology and agricultural researchers will partner with scientists at Fujitsu, a Japanese information and communications technology company, to establish the cloud computing platform. NCKU and Fujitsu will jointly build the big data analytics platform for agriculture and bioinformatics, explore genomics research issues, and share research and development results, NCKU said.

NCKU said the MOU was signed by its President, Hwung-Hweng Hwung, and Fujitsu Taiwan President and CEO Ikegami Ichirou on July 21.

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