BC Platforms is a world leader in providing powerful genomic data management and analysis solutions to address some of the biggest healthcare challenges today by leveraging the convergence of genomics and healthcare information technologies.
Our high performing genomic data management platform enables flexible data integration, secure analysis and interpretation of molecular and clinical information.
BC Platforms’ vision is to revolutionize decision making in drug development to bring clinical benefits to patients. With twenty years of experience, BC Platforms truly is an expert in understanding the science of life.
BC Platforms got started in 1997 when our founder Timo Kanninen created a database that could store and analyze genetic and phenotypic data together for a MIT Whitehead Institue type 2 diabetes research project. That first database became the foundation for our platform.
Founded in Helsinki, Finland
First own large scale genome data discovery solution is released
Customer base expands outside of Scandinavia to the UK
First customer cases in the US
A solution delivered to a genomic biobank for the first time
Rapid growth continues both in Europe and North America
BC|SAMPLE is launched for the sample management process
Partnership in IMI SUMMIT, a large consortium identifying markers for diabetes complications
Heavy investments on new product development
BC|MERGE is launched for more comprehensive clinical data integration
The company HQ is relocated to Switzerland and a new sales office is opened in Boston, MA
BC Platforms becomes a Microsoft Genomics Partner
BC|RQUEST launched to enable an integrated biobank network
20 years of BC Platforms
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Board memberstring(62) "http://www.bcplatforms.com/boardmembers/patrick-burgermeister/"
Board memberstring(55) "http://www.bcplatforms.com/boardmembers/jari-heikkinen/"
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Chief, Analytic and Translational Genetics Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
VP and Head of Translational Biology, Biogen
Vice-Director, Estonian Genome Center, Institute of Genomics, University of Tartu
Head of Public Health Genomics Program, Monash University
VP Pharma Partnering, VELA Diagnostics
Head of Clinical Bioinformatics Unit, NEXUS Personalized Health Technologies, ETH Zurich
Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University