Congenica, a clinical interpretation partner for the 100,000 Genomes Project, has announced the successful delivery of diagnostic reports to the NHS Genomic Medicine Centres.
Genomics England has been working closely with three companies over the past year to deliver genome interpretation at scale. Congenica, NextCode and Omicia were chosen in 2015 to work on the genomes of the first 8,000 patients participating in the 100,000 Genomes Project.
Genome interpretation software analyses a participant’s genome sequence to support clinicians in identifying the likely cause of someone’s rare disease.
Congenica’s genome analytics and interpretation software platform Sapientia™ went through a comprehensive and competitive evaluation process and proved to be able to deliver the state-of-the-art annotation, interpretation and reporting services required for the 100,000 Genomes Project.
Congenica has also achieved the security standard ISO 27001 accreditation, is compliant with the NHS Information Governance Toolkit (IGT), and has met all the requirements for organisations working with the NHS, processing patient data within its secure N3 network.
Congenica’s software Sapientia has now been deployed in the secure Genomics England datacentre.
Further details can be found here.