BGI’s mission is to advance life science research and expand access to genomics for the benefit of humanity. BGI provides a wide range of next generation sequencing services and a broad portfolio of genetic tests for medical institutions, research institutions, public and private partners. BGI Seattle is looking to meet with potential partners and customers in healthcare, biotech and research for local and global projects.

August 21, Time TBD: Plenary Session with BGI. Details and Registration

August 22, By appointment only: 1:1 Meetings with representative from BGI. Apply by August 6, 2018 at

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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

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 Wendy Yang, PhD at