Xiongan plans genetic therapy and data center, will explore bioscience and biotech - (Global Times via NewsPoints Desk)

  • The Xiongan New Area in North China's Hebei Province plans to build a genetic data center, in an attempt to develop the area's bioscience and biotechnology industries, reported Global Times.

  • According to a document released by the provincial government, companies are encouraged to undertake technical research into gene therapy. 

  • The province is also backing clinical applications of gene sequencing technology, and the establishment of a genetic testing application demonstration center and public technology platform.

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