BGI-Hong Kong Expanding Operations with Plans to Hire 100 | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – BGI today said that it anticipates hiring 100 people for its Hong Kong office this year in order to meet growing business demand.

Established in 2010, BGI-Hong Kong currently employs about 140 people, and is applying for various international quality certifications with plans to conduct personalized genome sequencing for preventing and curing illnesses, BGI said.

"We expect to enter 10 to 20 new overseas markets next year via our Hong Kong research center," Sunny Cheung, laboratory manager of BGI Tech Solutions in Hong Kong, said in a statement.

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