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Genome British Columbia

Applying the power of genomics to pressing societal and economic challenges in BC and across Canada

Genome BC by the numbers

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in research funding for
more than 525 projects*
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co-investment attracted*
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economic impact to BC’s GDP**
BC based companies

*Figures are cumulative from July 1, 2000 to March 31, 2022, unless otherwise noted.

**Economic and Social Impact Analysis, MNP LLP, 2022

Genome BC applies the power of genomics to solve pressing societal, environmental and economic challenges in the areas of human health, agriculture, forestry, mining, environment, energy and fisheries. We do this by:

  • Investing in world class research and managing complex translation and innovation projects
  • Providing access to technology platforms
  • Driving the adoption and implementation of genomics
  • Fostering commercialization and translation partnerships for entrepreneurs, small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and other end-users
  • Partnering strategically with regional, national and international partners and
  • Providing proactive leadership on the impacts of genomics and societal engagement.

Generating solutions for Canada