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NIH invests $32 million to increase utility of biomedical research data

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The NIH has invested to develop new strategies to analyze and leverage increasingly complex biomedical data sets, often referred to as Big Data. These NIH multi-institute awards constitute an initial investment of nearly $32 million by NIH’s Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) initiative, which is projected to have a total investment of nearly $656 million through 2020, pending available funds.

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