Since the inception in April 2016, BGI Australia have established extensive collaborations with universities and research institutes all over Australia.
In Aug. 2016 BGI Agriculture Group signed a memorandum with Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation through its Agriculture and Food Business Unit in respect of millet breeding, production and genetic improvement.
In Aug. 2016 BGI Australia signed a memorandum with Griffith University with regards to a number of projects involving genomics, gene sequencing, genetic diagnostic and screening, phonemics and other -omics studies.
BGI and QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute signed a memorandum regarding collaborations on a genomics-based research and education programme focused on precision medicine.
BGI Australia and the University of Melbourne signed a Memorandum of Understanding to engage in scientific collaborations in the area of One Health using ‘omic and informatic technologies, with the aim to build a comprehensive, world-class program and joint-centre in infectious diseases.
BGI and Centre for Advanced Imaging University of Queensland formed a partnership to investigate the feasibility of integrating anatomical ultra-high field MRI and genomics sequencing data, with the aim of developing early diagnostic tools across a broad range of clinically significant disorders.