Wageningen, The Netherlands, May 20, 2019 – NRGene, a global leader in genomic services, announced today that VHLGenetics, a Genotyping Service Provider, will further enhance its portfolio by offering NRGene's full suite of genomic solutions, ranging from de-novo genome assembly services to a full license-based breeding platform for enterprises.
“VHLGenetics is pleased to announce the addition of NRGene’s technologies to complete the genetic services we can offer to breeding companies in both the Plant and Animal Industry” said Wim van Haeringen, CEO of VHLGenetics.
With NRGene’s product portfolio, VHL's customers will receive advanced tools to significantly accelerate their breeding programs, thanks to the company's advanced algorithmics & extensive proprietary databases. Collaborating with over a hundred customers, from large corporations to small-size companies and academia, NRGene has successfully assembled over 400 genomes of dozens of species to date and has been collaborating closely with leading seed companies such as Bayer and Syngenta.
The mission, vision and strategy of VHLGenetics are best reflected by our payoff ‘DNA is our Core’. VHLGenetics is still Europe’s number one genotyping service provider of choice for non-human DNA work. Animal diagnostics are offered through the brand VHLGenetics (www.vhlgenetics.com), whereas Plant Industry are served through the brand SNPExpert (www.SNPExpert.com).
“The agreement with VHL is a big step forward as we continue to disrupt the genomics industry,” said Dr. Gil Ronen, founder of NRGene. “Our high quality genomic analysis is already advancing agricultural genomics, and this will help drive us further into the European markets that are primed to accelerate their research.”
NRGene is a Genomics company that provides turn-key solutions to leading breeding companies. Using advanced algorithmics & extensive proprietary databases, we empower breeders to reach their full potential by achieving stronger and more productive yields in record time. NRGene’s tools have already been implemented by some of the leading agribiotech companies worldwide, as well as the most influential research teams in academia.