By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The government of Norway is considering forming a national company to commercialize biomaterials assets from the nation's collection of human samples and related information, Oslo-based Hunt Biosciences said today.

A government task force has suggested creating one company modeled on Hunt, the firm said.

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