The DNA Data Storage Alliance, an organization formed in 2020 by Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN), Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Twist Bioscience Corporation (NASDAQ: TWST) and Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) to create and promote an interoperable storage ecosystem based on DNA as a data storage medium, today announced that the organization has expanded to more than 50 members with the recent addition of FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc.
The Fujifilm Group of companies leverages its depth of knowledge and core technologies for fields including both bioscience and data storage, among others. The rapid expansion and interest from a range of organizations demonstrates the growing interest in DNA Data Storage. The Alliance now includes 11 public companies, 14 private companies, 2 consultancies, 2 venture capital firms, 17 universities, 5 research non-profits and 1 foundation. Since its founding, the Alliance has grown an online presence, published the whitepaper: An Introduction to DNA Data Storage, organized the first DNA Data Storage track at the SNIA Storage Developer Conference and participated in a number of industry events.
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