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.


The Campus is a collaborative global hub bringing together institutes and industry. Companies are locating their teams here on Campus; in the BioData Innovation Centre, in the EMBL-EBI innovation space and embedding their staff within EMBL-EBI and the Wellcome Sanger Institute.

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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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)


people working in companies here on Campus


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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