On February 1, 2021, Illumina and Sequoia Capital China announced their collaboration to launch ‘Sequoia Capital China Intelligent Healthcare Genomics Incubator, Powered by Illumina,’ in Shanghai, China. The company creation engine will focus on building life science startup companies advancing breakthrough applications in genomics. Sequoia Capital China Intelligent Healthcare Genomics Incubator, Powered by Illumina, is run by Sequoia Capital China, with technical training and expertise provided by Illumina.

During funding cycles (two per year, six-month each), Sequoia Capital China Intelligent Healthcare Genomics Incubator, Powered by Illumina, will provide selected startups (minimum 3 start ups) with access to:

• Minimum $500,000 upfront investment and business guidance from Sequoia Capital China
• Prioritizing investments from Sequoia Capital China in the next series of financing
• Illumina sequencing systems and reagents
• Genomics expertise from illumina
• Fully ...
On February 1, 2021, Illumina and Sequoia Capital China announced their collaboration to launch ‘Sequoia Capital China Intelligent Healthcare Genomics Incubator, Powered by Illumina,’ in Shanghai, China. The company creation engine will focus on building life science startup companies advancing breakthrough applications in genomics. Sequoia Capital China Intelligent Healthcare Genomics Incubator, Powered by Illumina, is run by Sequoia Capital China, with technical training and expertise provided by Illumina.

During funding cycles (two per year, six-month each), Sequoia Capital China Intelligent Healthcare Genomics Incubator, Powered by Illumina, will provide selected startups (minimum 3 start ups) with access to:

• Minimum $500,000 upfront investment and business guidance from Sequoia Capital China
• Prioritizing investments from Sequoia Capital China in the next series of financing
• Illumina sequencing systems and reagents
• Genomics expertise from illumina
• Fully operational lab space in an independent facility, located in an innovation district in Shanghai, China.

The first cycle application channel is now open to Chinese startups/teams.
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