A week in Japan tech
- SC BioSciences teams up with two foreign bioventures to offer a drug candidate exploratory service to Japanese pharmaceutical companies. SC BioSciences will work with Proteom to conduct detailed analysis of protein data on behalf of drug companies, and with Isis Pharmaceuticals to determine the functions of genes and create substances that can inhibit the activity of disease-related genes.
- NTT Communications to begin outsourcing corporate IP networking services. The company will develop business through subsidiaries in the U.S., Hong Kong, Australia and elsewhere to meet the needs of multinational corporations. NTT Communications will employ IP-VPN and wide-area Ethernet technology to establish networks in...