Focus Ahead Consulting to Represent Integrated Genomics' Products and Services in Europe

Arlington Heights, IL (February 9, 2010) Integrated Genomics, Inc., a leader in microbial genomic informatics, is collaborating with Focus Ahead Consulting Ltd. in the UK to represent and market microbial genome sequencing and bioinformatics services in Europe. Integrated Genomics ERGO™ platform is the leading informatics system for microbial systems biology. 

“We are excited about to work with Focus Ahead Consulting” said John Elling CEO, Integrated Genomics. “Their resources and expertise in our area provide a very cost-effective way to market our cutting edge products to our European customers and potential users.”

Kevin Fernandes, FAC’s UK Life Science Southern England Consultant said “More scientists and researchers now realize that the current bottleneck in the laboratory workflow is in fact the need for better informatics tools to efficiently understand the significance of the results and use this information to process genomic information in a more cost effective and timely manner. We are delighted to be able to offer Integrated Genomics' state-of-the-art solutions in this area.”

About Integrated Genomics
Integrated Genomics ( is a provider of bioinformatics products and services for the life sciences industry. The company’s expertise in microbial genomics includes genome sequencing, comparative genomics and custom bioinformatics applications. IG has developed and distributes ERGO™, the most advanced and comprehensive bioinformatics suite for microbial genomics on the market. ERGO™ contains the largest available integration of microbial genome data, including genome-derived metabolic reconstructions representing over 6,400 networked metabolic and non-metabolic pathways.

About Focus Ahead Consulting
Focus Ahead Consulting ( are a UK based business builder in the scientific and technology fields. They provide tactical marketing and field implementation to North American companies seeking to build their European revenues. Many high technology products are introduced to prospective users and markets in innovative marketing and delivery plans. FAC use tools, marketing and sales channel models that are in keeping with the latest trends in how commerce is evolving in today’s economy.


Vinayak Kapatral, Ph.D.
VP Business Development
Integrated Genomics, Inc.
2355, South Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
312.491.0846 x326