October 3, 4-6PM: Plenary Session with BGI | Register Here

October 4, By Appointment Only: 1:1 Meetings with Representatives from BGI | APPLICATION DUE SEPTEMBER 13, 2018

BGI Seattle is seeking collaboration opportunities in: Healthcare | Medical Research | Academic Institutions | Pharma

For our partners, we provide:

  • Preventive healthcare and precision medicine solutions utilizing genomics
  • Research and Commercial sequencing on proprietary platform
  • Next generation genomic sequencing on proprietary platform, including human WGS, RNA (transcriptome) sequencing and plant, animal and microbe de novo sequencing
  • Pharma solutions for drug discovery/clinical trials
  • Collaborative research and access to global research partnerships
  • Incubation support for startups in Seattle and San Jose
  • Assistance for global expansion, including through BGI Shenzhen-based incubator Miracle Light

Quick Facts

  • Founded in 1999
  • 6000+ employees
  • 15,000 global partners
  • 1,640 publications in leading journals
  • 1,100,000 samples for research
  • 4,900,000 samples for clinical applications
  • U.S. locations: Seattle, San Jose, Boston and Philadephia

BGI is ranked #1 in academic collaboration in the Nature Index.

Whole Genome Sequencing at $600 offers high quality at lowest cost in the industry.

70% of plants and animals sequenced have been done by BGI and its partners.


VIP Forum Application for 1:1 Meetings

Venture Investment & Partnering (VIP) Forums bring investors and strategic partners to Seattle for a showcase of the most promising life science companies and research opportunities in Washington. Companies and researchers are invited to submit an application to be considered for one-on-one meetings with venture investors and strategic partners (VIPs) from BioPharma, Medical Device, Digital Health and Health IT, and Global Health.

Why apply now?

  • Apply once for all current and future VIP Forums
  • All companies and researchers will be contacted for consent prior to review of your application by VIPs
  • Anyone can apply; MUST be Life Science Washington members to participate in one-on-one meeting if selected
  • Apply at: http://www.lifesciencewa.org/VIPForumApp

VIP Forum Structure

VIPs get a fully coordinated visit to Seattle, where VIPs have pre-scheduled individual meetings with Washington’s most innovative startups and researchers, curated to their interests. VIPs can also discuss their investment/partnering strategies as part of an informational session and have opportunities to meet with key industry leaders.

Thank you to our VIP Forum Sponsor:

If you are interested in partnering with Life Science Washington Institute and Life Science Washington for a VIP Forum contact Ingrid Ruf, PhD at ingrid@lswinstitute.org.