2021 MGI Eevents
MGI first introduced its MGISP-NE384 | January 2021
MGISP-NE384 is a high-throughput automated nucleic acid extractor adopting magnetic rod technology.
The opening ceremony of Qingdao Reagent Production Line of MGI is held in MGI Qingdao Base |April, 2021
The opening ceremony marks MGI Qingdao's a solid step forward to a high-end medical health equipment manufacturing hub in Northeast Asia.
MGI DNBelab D series and DNBSEQ-T7 Genetic Sequencer won the iF Design Award | April, 2021
MGI DNBelab D series and DNBSEQ-T7 Genetic Sequencer won the iF Design Award for their innovative functions and exquisite design.
MGI Robotic Ultrasound Vehicle Officially Launched | April, 2021
The platform including remote ultrasound robot, robotic arm and AI diagnosis software, can manage the sample collection and remote real-time diagnosis.
MGI won the 22nd China Patent Awards | June, 2021
MGI won the 22nd China Patent Awards, the top patent awards in China, for its invention patent of “Sample Pretreatment Equipment for Gene Sequencing System”.
MGI Australia Demo Lab Opens to Support APAC Customers | July, 2021
MGI announces the opening of MGI Australia Demonstration Laboratory (Demo Lab) to support the users in Asia-Pacific (APAC).
2020 MGI Eevents
Hurun report lists 500 most valuable Chinese private companies in 2020, MGI ranked 349 | November 2020
On November 25, 2020, the Hurun Research Institute released its report “Hurun China’s Top 500 Most Valuable Chinese Private Companies 2020". The ranking was based on the market values of Chinese companies from all industries. The Hurun China 500 rose by 55%, to hit US$16bn of value on average, a new record. 436 of the companies on the Hurun list saw their value increase this year, and 120 were new players on the list. Of the 59 companies from Shenzhen, BGI and MGI ranked 178 and 349 respectively.
MGI Named One of the 50 Smartest Companies in 2020 by MIT Technology Review | November 2020
SUZHOU, CHINA, November 19, 2020 – MGI, a global life science technology company, has been selected as one of the 50 smartest companies (TR 50) in China by MIT Technology Review, the world’s oldest technology publication.
MGI Introduces DNBSEQ-T10×4RS Genetic Sequencing System at the ICG-15 | October 2020
WUHAN, CHINA, October 26, 2020 – MGI officially launched its DNBSEQ-T10×4RS Genetic Sequencing System at the 15th International Conference on Genomics (ICG-15) in Wuhan. This solution integrates sample pretreatment, library preparation, high-throughput sequencing, genetic data management, and more. Each sequencing laboratory will be able to achieve an annual throughput of 50,000 to 1 million whole genome sequencing (WGS), with a fully automated process from sample to report.
MGI’s Groundbreaking Ceremony Was as Held in Guanggu, Wuhan! | October 2020
WUHAN, CHINA, October 26, 2020--MGI’s ground-breaking ceremony of “Intelligent Manufacturing and R&D Base" was officially launched in Guanggu Wuhan. The R&D Base is located at Shendun Road 2, East Lake New Technology Development Zone, Wuhan, with an infrastructure investment of 1.264 billion yuan and a total investment of 2.4 billion yuan. The project is expected to complete the first phase in 2022 with a total construction area of 86,000 square meters.
The First Batch of “Huo-Yan” Mobile PCR Lab Were Delivered to Key Medical and Health Institutions in Sichuan | September 2020
CHENGDU, CHINA, September 29, 2020 – four vehicle-mounted nucleic acid testing labs, co-developed by BGI_MGI and Shudu Bus, are ready to launch in Sichun. They are equipped with MGI’s automation equipment and intelligent laboratory management system, and it only takes four persons to achieve a daily throughput of up to 20,000, making them one of the currently most efficient and movable solutions on the market. The Mobile PCR Lab will be officially launched and delivered to key medical and health institutions in Sichuan Province. This means that the “Huo-Yan” Mobile PCR Lab with technical support from MGI will be a powerful support to the epidemic prevention and control in the upcoming fall and winter of this year.
MGI’s Remote Robotic Ultrasound System Won the First Prize in China Medical Device Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition | September 2020
SUZHOU, CHINA, September 8, 2020 - The Third China Medical Device Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition was kicked off. The finals of optical-electromechanical products and AI were held in the Suzhou Artificial Intelligence Industrial Park. MGI’s remote robotic ultrasound system, MGIUS-R3 won the “First Prize of Optical-electromechanical Product and AI”.
MGISTP-7000 high-throughput automated sample transfer processing system | August 2020
MGISTP-7000 is our high-throughput automated sample transfer processing system. It integrates tube decapping, tube recapping, barcode identification, automated liquid transfer and negative pressure protection. It decreases steps and delivers the quality and reliability you expect. You can transfer 192 samples from airtight sample tubes or plain tubes to 96-Well Microplates in 40 minutes.
MGISP-NE32 an automated nucleic acid extractor adopting magnetic rod technology | August 2020
MGISP-NE32 is an automated nucleic acid extractor adopting magnetic rod technology. Together with nucleic acid extraction kit, MGISP-NE32 is able to extract and purify nucleic acid from 16/32 samples in approximately 9 mins.
MGI’s Remote Robotic Ultrasound System Receives Approval for Use in China and Europe | May 2020
The world’s first remote robotic ultrasound system, MGIUS-R3, received Class III medical device qualification by the China National Medical Product Administration (NMPA) on May 13, 2020, allowing it to enter the Chinese market and provide state-of-art long-distance ultrasound diagnostic services. MGIUS-R3 was also certified through the EC Full Quality Assurance System in March, which means the product has been approved to enter the EU market.
MGI announced the completion of a $1 billion Series B round of funding | May 2020
On May 28, MGI announced the completion of a $1 billion Series B round of funding. This Series B funding was jointly led by IDG Capital and CPE, with participation by Huaxing New Economic Fund, Shanghai Guofang FoFs, Huatai Zijin Investment, Ti-capital, Sailing-capital, Co-stone, Dingfeng Asset, Guotai Jun’an Innovation Investment, as well as existing investors CITIC Securities/Goldstone, Green Pine Capital Partners and other venture capital firms. This is the second round of large-scale financing completed by MGI after it raised over $200 million in May 2019.
MGIUS-R3 Showed in the Xinwen Lianbo of CCTV | May 2020
On May 20, MGIUS-R3 showed in the Xinwen Lianbo, a daily news program produced by China Central Television (CCTV), a state broadcaster. The news demonstrated that a doctor in Hangzhou is conducting “remote real-time diagnosis” for the patient as far as in Wuhan(the two cities are thousands miles away) by using the remote robotic ultrasound system, MGIUS-R3 with the help of 5G technology.
2019 MGI Events
A new R&D and manufacturing facility in Riga, Latvia | November 2019
In November 2019, MGI officially opened a new R&D and manufacturing facility in Riga, Latvia, aiming to build a bridge between China and Europe for health science innovation and deep experience in the European market and expand its global portfolio.
DNBSEQ E, DNBelab D and DNBelab C series|October 2019
MGI released its new one-stop genome sequencing solution, including the portable "express" sequencing system DNBSEQ E series, the modular "digital biolab" DNBelab D series for use with the sequencing system, and a new single "cell" DNBelab C series, a handheld single-cell laboratory that can fit into a pocket.
The Global Sequencer User Program released|January 2019
The Global Sequencer User Program was released at the 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference to promote collaborative innovation and development of the industry through the sharing of sequencing platforms and technologies.
2018 MGI Events
Ultra-high-throughput sequencer, DNBSEQ-T7 (initially named MGISEQ-T7)| October 2018
Launched ultra-high-throughput sequencer, DNBSEQ-T7 (initially named MGISEQ-T7), the most powerful sequencer to date, and the high-throughput automated sample preparation system MGISP-960.Launched the new library preparation kit for single tube Long Fragment Reads (stLFR) technology.
High-throughput Automated Sample Preparation System MGISP-960 | October 2018
MGISP-960 high-throughput automated sample preparation system with built-in routine NGS database construction process and fully automated operation, can process 8-96 samples at one time and can be customized according to customer needs. It is a flexible with a wide usage range of automated samples preparation system.
Launch MegaBOLT bioinformatics analysis accelerator | May 2018
MegaBOLT adopts the heterogeneous computing system of CPU and FPGA, which greatly improves the analysis speed. It shortens the 100 Gbp WGS analysis duration to 2 hours and 6 Gbp WES analysis duration to 10 minutes.
2017 MGI Events
DNBSEQ-G400，DNBSEQ-G50，MGIFLP，MGIUS-R3 | Oct 2017
Remark: DNBSEQ-G400 and DNBSEQ-G50 remain their original product names as MGISEQ-2000 and MGISEQ-200 respectively in China and some other overseas countries. Two new sequencers for more power and lower cost, as well as a highly integrated modular NGS workstation and a remote robotic ultrasound system for exploring more possibility of the future.
Circulating tumor cell separator (CTC) | Sep 2017
Technology and intelligence come together perfectly in this epoch-making clinical trial that enhances the separation and enrichment efficiency by as much as 100,000 times, with a user-oriented, fully-automated, real-time smart cell-seeking technology. The tumor has nowhere to hide
2016 MGI Events
The BGISEQ-50 high-throughput desktop sequencing system | Nov 2016
Broad array of applications with no constraints in terms of space. Suitable for use at low-pressure, high-altitude environments. Multiple integrated functions are enclosed within its compact and simple structure, and its small footprint makes for easy placement.
BGISEQ-500n Total Solution | May 2016
BGISEQ-500n aims at different sequencing application needs, and optimizes the configuration of various BGISEQ-500 to build flexiblely large, medium and small sequencing platforms. It also strives to provide the most efficient and convenient solution forscientific researchers.
2015 MGI Events
The BGISEQ-500 high-throughput desktop sequencing system | Oct 2015
MGI Tech has complete ownership of intellectual property rights to the device. It can satisfy all clinical needs, and at full speed, can complete the entire sequencing process within 24 hours. BGISEQ-500 has received CFDA and CE approval successively. Supports the development of precise medicine and brings the benefits of gene technology to the people.
2013 MGI Events
Successful acquisition of U.S. company Complete Genomics | March 2013
Intense industry competition made us even more determined to acquire the listed company Complete Genomics. We have been able to reduce costs right from the inception stage by utilizing CG's cutting-edge biotechnologies and instrument technologies.