President’s Series Hackathon 2017

The Pistoia Alliance Mini Startup Challenge 2016 challenges small businesses to create new products and services to help lower the barrier to innovation in life sciences research and development. The Challenge is designed to support design-driven production, promote a culture of innovation and commercialization, and foster the development of new ideas.

Pistoia Alliance President’s Startup Challenge 2016

The Pistoia Alliance President's Startup Challenge 2016 challenges small businesses to create new products and services to help lower the barrier to innovation in life sciences research and development. The Challenge is designed to support design-driven production, promote a culture of innovation and commercialization, and foster the development of new ideas.

Pistoia Alliance Mini Startup Challenge 2016

The Pistoia Alliance Mini Startup Challenge 2016 challenges small businesses to create new products and services to help lower the barrier to innovation in life sciences research and development. The Challenge is designed to support design-driven production, promote a culture of innovation and commercialization, and foster the development of new ideas.

tranSMART Foundation

transMART

The initial version of tranSMART’s data management system was developed in 2009 by scientists at Johnson & Johnson and

Pistoia Alliance President’s Startup Challenge 2015

The Pistoia Alliance President's Startup Challenge 2015 challenges small businesses to create new products and services to help lower the barrier to innovation in life sciences research and development. The Challenge is designed to support design-driven production, promote a culture of innovation and commercialization, and foster the development of new ideas.

Older Completed Projects

Background information on a selection of older projects that the Pistoia Alliance was active in supporting.

Sequence Squeeze

In 2011, the Pistoia Alliance initiated a competition to award US$15,000 to the developer of the best novel open-source NGS compression algorithm. The competition, supported by Amazon Web Services, aimed to spur development of new and novel methods of compressing sequence reads and their quality scores in a way that preserves 100% of the information whilst achieving much-improved linear (or, even better, non-linear) compression ratios.

Sequence Services

The sequence services project aimed to define and demonstrate shared, hosted services for securely storing and mining both proprietary and public domain gene databases.