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Updated: Nov 17 2011

Ingenuity Systems

  • Ingenuity Systems
  • 1700 Seaport Blvd.
  • 3rd Floor
  • Redwood City, CA, 94063
  • UNITED STATES

Founded in 1998 by Stanford graduate students, Ingenuity Systems is a company that is taking on the challenge of next-generation knowledge management for the life sciences community. Our long-term focus on innovation in semantic search, ontology, and software development has allowed us to create groundbreaking technologies that help life science researchers more effectively search, explore, visualize, and analyze biological and chemical findings related to genes, proteins, and small molecules (e.g. drugs).

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