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BC Platforms Closes USD $10 million Series B Financing led by Debiopharm and Tesi to accelerate knowledge platform development

May 9, 2017

BC Platforms, a world leader in genomic data management solutions, today announces that it has closed a $USD 10 million financing round. The round was led by Debiopharm Innovation Fund in conjunction with Tesi, a Finnish venture capital and private equity company, and was supported by BC Platforms’ existing investors.
BC Platforms will use the funds to launch new technologies in 2017 integrating complex clinical and genomic data in order to deliver precision medicine and clinical patient benefits, as well as to grow its existing genomic data management software business worldwide.

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BC Platforms Participates in Horizon 2020 Programme Designed to Facilitate Research to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest

March 8, 2017

BC Platforms, a world leader in genomic data management and analysis solutions, today announces it has been selected as a SME partner for Horizon 2020 ESCAPE-NET Project, a European public-private Consortium, to build a clinical-genomic biobank of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) patients…

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BC Platforms Advances Artificial Intelligence Solutions in Healthcare

February 17, 2017

BC Platforms, a world leader in genomic data management solutions, today announces it will join the Microsoft AI in Health Partner Alliance, an expanding group of partners focused on advancing health technology. This initiative includes investments in resources for Microsoft partners to capture new opportunities to apply artificial intelligence (AI) to healthcare. As part of […]

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BC Platforms Partners with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital to Transform Cancer Research

February 13, 2017

BC Platforms, a world leader in genomic data management solutions, today announces it has signed a partnership with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center’s laboratory of Clinical Genomics and Advanced Technology in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine in the US, focused on providing data management solutions in cancer research. BC Platforms will link clinical and genomic […]

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BC Platforms technology enables new personalized therapies in multiple sclerosis

January 2, 2017

BC Platforms, a world leader in genomic data management solutions, today announced that it has been selected to take part in a large global new partnership called ‘MultipleMS’. Coordinated by Karolinska Institute in Sweden, the MultipleMS consortium has been awarded 15 million euro from the European Commission in the Horizon2020 program to find novel and […]

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BC Platforms to provide genomics data management solution to Codigo46 powered by the Microsoft Azure cloud

November 28, 2016

BC Platforms, a world leader in genomic data management solutions, today announced that it will collaborate with Microsoft to provide integrated genomic data management solutions in the cloud to Codigo46. Codigo46, an emerging…

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Boston Millenia Partners invests in BC Platforms

November 24, 2016

Boston Millennia Partners, a Boston-based private equity investment partnership, is investing an undisclosed amount in BC Platforms. The BMP Founders Fund invested into BC Platforms after evaluating the significant market…

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Centre for Molecular Medicine at Karolinska Institute to extend research partnership with BC Platforms

October 19, 2016

BC Platforms, a world leader in genomic data management solutions, today announced that the Center for Molecular Medicine (CMM) at the Karolinska Institute has extended its research partnership with BC Platforms to encompass…

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BC Platforms to Partner with Codigo46 to support the creation of the largest biobank in Latin America

July 25, 2016

BC Platforms, a world leader in genomic data management solutions today announces that it has signed a partnership with Codigo46, an emerging Mexican company, focused on building and managing the largest biobank in Latin America in co-operation with Mexican health and research specialists to deliver clinical patient benefits and future personalised medicines through academic and […]

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BC Platforms to Provide Genomic Data Management Services to Monash University in Australia

June 13, 2016

BC Platforms, a world leader in genomic data management solutions, today announced that it will partner with Monash University, Australian’s largest university and one of the top ranked in the world, to develop and improve methods for storing, retrieving, organising and analysing genomic and clinical data. BC Platforms will provide Monash with all its core […]

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BC Platforms and Microsoft to Provide Expanded Genomic Data Management Solutions in the Cloud

March 2, 2016

BC Platforms, a world leader in genomic data management solutions, today announced that it will collaborate with Microsoft to use the Microsoft Azure cloud platform and services to provide integrated genomic data management solutions in healthcare. Microsoft Corp. and BC Platforms will build the first proof of concept case with Helsinki University Hospital in 2016. […]

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BC Platforms to Collaborate with Nexus to Apply its Proprietary Genomics Management Platform to Provide Clinical Benefits for Cancer Patients

February 2, 2016

BC Platforms, a world leader in genomic data management solutions, today announced that it has signed a contract with Nexus Personalized Health Technologies to create a joint translational research driven offering connecting genetic and clinical information to enable new innovative patient centric solutions in healthcare. Nexus is a leading provider of services to biomedical researchers […]

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Auria Biobank and BC Platforms Form Genomic Data Management Collaboration

January 25, 2016

BC Platforms today announced that it has signed a partnership with Auria Biobank to implement and develop a genomic data management system. BC Platforms’ system enables biobanks to efficiently integrate their sample management process with real time clinical information and genomic data. For nearly a hundred years, public health care in Finland has collected millions […]

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BC Platforms Appoints Mark Daly as Chairman of its Scientific Advisory Board and Expands Senior Management Team in the US

November 16, 2015

BC Platforms today announced that it has appointed Mark Daly as the Chairman of its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) and expanded its senior management team who will be located at its new US headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Mark Daly is a leading authority in the field of genetics and is an institute member of […]

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BC Platforms to Collaborate with Helsinki University Hospital to Apply its Proprietary Genomics Management Platform to Provide Clinical Benefits for Cancer Patients

October 26, 2015

BC Platforms, a world leader in genomic data management solutions, today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with Helsinki University Hospital to use its genomic management platform to integrate, analyze and interpret their extensive clinical and genealogy data with next-generation sequencing data to provide innovative, personalized treatment options for breast cancer patients at […]

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BC Platforms Launches Personalized Precision Medicine Initiative with the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

October 6, 2015

BC Platforms, a world leader in genomic data management solutions, today announced that the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus will use the company’s world-leading, comprehensive data management program to support the launch of the university’s new personalized medicine initiative aiming at translating community genomics into individual well-being. A major goal of the program is […]

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Genetic data management company BC Platforms executes investment round in Switzerland

August 4, 2015

BC Platforms is a bioinformatics software company with research and development center in Helsinki, Finland, and sales offices in Basel, London, Boston and Vancouver. BC Platforms has recently executed an investment round in Switzerland. Data management, integration of data and algorithms BC Platforms aims to be the world’s leading genetic data management company in the […]

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BC Platforms signs a contract with Institute for Molecular Medicine (FIMM)

June 9, 2015

The genome data gathered in different research projects in Finland becomes easier to utilize. The Helsinki University Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM) implements technology by bioinformatics company BC Platforms; the technology makes it possible to integrate genome data to clinical patient data. This collaboration proves that Finland has cutting edge knowhow, entrepreneurship and strategic […]

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BC Platforms excels in genome analyses

February 23, 2015

A recently published methodology paper (Alonso et al, 2015, “GWAS and NGS in bone research”) summarizes the key standard workflows in GWA studies, highlighting essential differences to analyses based on NGS-derived data. The methodology review is based on years of work and experience with diverse sample panels, and different SNP and NGS data production platforms. […]

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BC Platforms and CSC developed a super-efficient service for managing genomic data

February 10, 2015

Bioinformatics software developer BC Platforms and CSC – IT Center for Science, together with researchers from University of Helsinki, have piloted a secure next-generation cloud service for managing and analyzing genomic data. The cooperation resulted in a service model, in which BC Platforms’ data management platform is connected to CSC’s high-performance computational environment. “The new […]

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BC Platforms delivers a genome research platform to the Finnish Red Cross Blood Service

December 10, 2014

BC Platforms has signed an agreement to a deliver genomic research software to the Finnish Red Cross Blood Service. The Blood Service is responsible for supplying blood products all over Finland in a centralized manner. The Finnish Red Cross Blood Service has also always been active in scientific research. The services and products they deliver […]

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BC Platforms COO joins advisory committee for ELIXIR

December 9, 2014

Ms. Anita Eliasson has been appointed to the newly-formed ELIXIR Industry Advisory Committee. She joins fellow scientific and technical experts across users, suppliers, SMEs and publishers providing strategic industrial advice to the ELIXIR Board. ELIXIR (the European Life-sciences Infrastructure for Biological Information) is an initiative that will allow life science organizations across Europe to share […]

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BC Platforms delivers genetic data management solution to Vaasa Hospital District Diabetes registry – Direva has a focus on preventive medicine

November 5, 2014

Diabetes is the fastest growing disease in the world today so the research in prevention and care of the illness is vitally important. With the research, the intention in the future is to deliver customized treatment tailored to the individual patient and move towards a personalized medicine model. BC Platforms will implement a comprehensive data […]

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BC Platforms and Euformatics sign a strategic partnership agreement

October 20, 2014

A strategic co-operation agreement was signed between two bioinformatics companies to introduce a more efficient solution for the analysis of genetic causes of diseases. BC Platforms develops comprehensive solutions for the better use of genetic information. Secure and high quality data integration and management combined with Euformatics’ automated NGS data interpretation process and visualization offers […]

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BC Platforms receives government funding for R&D

August 18, 2014

BC Platforms has been qualified to receive Tekes funding for its R&D program for its large-scale clinical and genomic R&D solutions. The company has set a tight focus on data integration and interoperability tools and interfaces. The BC Operating System facilitates management of truly diverse resources in a scattered data landscape. Data recycling, security, and […]

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BC Platforms opens an office in Switzerland

July 17, 2014

BC Platforms announced today that it will open a new office in Basel, Switzerland. The Basel region is Switzerland’s most dynamic and innovative economic area. Its success is due to its position as Europe’s no. 1 life sciences cluster with global players like Novartis and Roche, as well as numerous research institutions. “This is an […]

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Boreal Plant Breeding Ltd to manage its genetic research data on BC’s platform

April 19, 2014

“The competitiveness of our variety breeding is based on highly skilled staff, an extensive testing network and modern breeding methods. Our advanced data and biotechnology tools have allowed us to greatly increase the speed and accuracy of our breeding operations. The implementation of the BC’s platform for managing genomic data will help us to meet […]

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