IBM is teaming with Indigo BioSystems to launch a repository for biodata in order to assist researchers with data mining.

Indigo is based in Indianapolis IN.

The companies will call the archive “True Blue” utilize True Blue Archive technology from Indigo. They said data can be used for proteomics research and drug testing.

“This repository will test one way to meet an important requirement for the Human Proteome Project: accessibility of raw data to enable global collaborative analysis,” said Indigo Chief Scientific Officer, Randall K. Julian. “The final implementation of such a repository will make raw proteomics data available to the international research community for the first time.”

The database will incorporate open standards.