News & CommentGenome Sequencing

German Biotechs Form Gene Venture

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Science  15 May 1998:
Vol. 280, Issue 5366, pp. 999-1000
DOI: 10.1126/science.280.5366.999

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Five German biotechnology companies recently announced that they are banding together with the aim of becoming one of the leading European commercial players in genome sequencing and bioinformatics. The collaboration, dubbed the "Gene Alliance," is offering the companies' combined services on large-scale genome analysis projects to customers in the pharmaceutical, agricultural, and food industries.