BGI, one of the world's largest genomics organisations, opens its first European Genome Research Center located in Copenhagen Bio Science Park (COBIS).
In 2010, they established a European headquarters in Denmark and became the largest ever Chinese Biotech investment in Denmark. Now, Chinese BGI, one of the world’s largest genomics organisations, is expanding their Danish presence with a European Genome Research Center in Copenhagen.
The center aims to establish collaborations to better accelerate the innovation and development of genomics research and applications in health care, agriculture, bioenergy and other related areas in Europe.
The opening ceremony of the genome research center was held at the Bio-center in University of Copenhagen last Friday, and it was attended by Pia Olsen Dyhr, Minister of Trade and Investments, Professor Huanming Yang, Co-founder and Chairman of BGI, and Professor Thomas Bjørnholm, Vice Chancellor of University of Copenhagen, among others.