Science & Innovation

Science & Innovation

At the Wellcome Genome Campus we undertake both wet and dry lab science, basic research and the delivery of bioinformatics resources to the global scientific community.

Science & Innovation at the Wellcome Genome Campus BIC

BioData Innovation Centre

The BioData Innovation Centre is an incubator-style building housing genomics and biodata businesses of all sizes and at all stages of development.

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COSMIC case study commercialising databases technology transfer

Commercialising a database: CASE STUDY

How do you protect and commercialise a large data source for the benefit of researchers and industry working to improve cancer treatments? Find out how the Wellcome Sanger Institute's Enterprise & Innovation and COSMIC Teams solved this problem.

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faculty staff across EMBL-EBI and Wellcome Sanger Institute


papers published in the last five years (combined total output from Sanger Institute and EMBL-EBI)


individuals working across 9 companies based in the BioData Innovation Centre


scientific seminars, lectures and talks open to all Campus staff

Gene Koh, Wellcome Sanger Institute

I find it exciting and inspiring to be part of the Wellcome Genome Campus where innovative science with impact is taking place: from discovering how cancer forms to tracking the spread of superbugs in real-time. There is a real buzz to the Campus; we know that the next breakthrough is just around the corner.

Gene Koh, PhD Student, Wellcome Sanger Institute

Sequencing facility at the Wellcome genome Campus, Science and Innovation, Illumina

Scientific platforms

Researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and EMBL-EBI are supported by an array of technical facilities and services that are centres of innovation in their own right.

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