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immatics biotechnologies GMBH aims to identify tumor-associated peptides by directly measuring their presence in cancer tissue and then creating cancer vaccines from combinations of the most prevalent peptides associated with a particular tumor. The Tuebingen-based firm's proprietary platform combines genomics, mass spectrometry and cell-based assay systems to offer better speed and precision than existing technologies.