The company is working with the National Science Foundation and Networking and Information Technology R&D program to use the SAP HANA platform in two studies conducted separately by the Stanford University and the National Center for Tumor Diseases Germany, SAP announced Nov. 26.
Stanford University uses HANA to to make data computations related to genomic data between 17 times to 600 times faster than with previous systems, SAP says.
SAP is also working with the National Center for Tumor Diseases in Heidelberg, Germany to pilot analysis and collaboration tools for physicians and researchers to securely analyze clinical and genomic data in real time.
This project is intended for cancer diagnostics such as personalized treatment options and matching patients with clinical trials.
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