FactBio To Sponsor ICBO 2017

Cambridge, 9 August 2017… FactBio, is sponsoring ICBO 2017 (International Conference on Biomedical Ontologies) in Newcastle.

The global event, which is now an established feature in the ontology world, brings together representatives of all major communities involved in the development and application of ontologies in biomedicine and related areas. Together, they address issues pertaining to coordinated development of ontological resources, as well as their optimal use in applications.

In addition to sponsoring the event, Dr James Malone, CEO of FactBio will also be giving a keynote speech on the future of bio-ontologies and data curation. The talk will cover topics including the impact of machine learning and crowd sourcing on building ontologies and the role ontologies play in security and fake data detection.

Dr James Malone, CEO of FactBio said: “With the growth of ontologies in managing biological data, ICBO is now a crucial event for ensuring the best practices are shared globally. We are delighted to sponsor such a prestigious event, and look forward to hearing the many excellent presentations and discussions.”

For further information, please contact:
Tony Stephenson
Chief Operating Officer, FactBio
T: 07899 796655
E: tony@factbio.com
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About FactBio:
FactBio is a developer of bioinformatics software, supporting knowledge management and improved data discovery. Through the Company’s products, users can better exploit experimental data and find relevant sources to accelerate their research. The Company’s founders are using their unique expertise to develop software that will allow companies and organisations to answer new questions with their existing data in areas such as drug development and the understanding of disease mechanisms. www.factbio.com

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