NantWorks and Hong Hai in joint venture
The Taiwan University’s Cancer Medical Center is scheduled to open in 2018. Terry Guo of Hong Hai (Foxconn) who has contributed to the building of the hospital also said that he will build a high speed computation center to help cancer research and treatment. The large data platform is scheduled to be completed in 2020.
The Yong Ling Health Foundation of the Hong Hai Group will cooperate with the Taiwan University Hospital and NantWorks to launch a “Cancer Moon shot 2020” program. NantWorks is involved in genomics, proteomics and spectrometry to analyze genes through DNA sequencing and translation onto RNA for protein expression.