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Illumina Accelerator Cambridge UK

In July 2019 Illumina, Inc. announced the global expansion of Illumina Accelerator to Cambridge, United Kingdom. Founded in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2014, Illumina Accelerator is a company creation engine focused on partnering with entrepreneurs to build breakthrough genomics startups. Illumina Accelerator is proud to open its first international location at Illumina’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) headquarters in Cambridge, UK. The inaugural funding cycle of Illumina Accelerator Cambridge will begin in Spring 2020. During two, six-month funding cycles per year, Illumina Accelerator provides selected startups with access to seed investment, access to Illumina sequencing systems and reagents, as well as business guidance, genomics expertise, and fully operational lab space adjacent to Illumina’s campuses in Cambridge, UK or the San Francisco Bay Area. Illumina Accelerator Cambridge is partnering with several leading venture capital firms across Europe, including SV Health Investors, Sofinnova Partners, Seventure Partners, F-Prime Capital, and Illumina Ventures, to provide selected startups with hands-on company-building expertise and coaching during the six-month funding cycle in Cambridge. *


Period Start 2019-07-16 established
  Group Illumina (Group)
Products Industry genomics
  Industry 2 business park management / science park management
Region Region Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  Country United Kingdom (GB)
  City n. a. Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
    Address record changed: 2019-09-27
Basic data Employees n. a.
    * Document for �About Section�: Illumina, Inc.. (7/16/19). "Press Release: Illumina Expands Genomics Accelerator to Cambridge, UK". San Diego, CA.
Record changed: 2022-07-05


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