Vision, Mission and Core Values


To avail genomic medicine to all for better health and well-being.


To accelerate the integration of genomics into medicine by driving clinical application, advancing research, nurturing talents and enhancing genomic literacy.

Core Values

The core values of HKGI are embedded in its logo of a five-colour double helix structure with dark green as the primary logo colour signifying the fundamental HKGI spirit of professionalism and reliability, as well as the lines in green, red, blue, and yellow, which apart from being the colour codes representing ATCG (A – Adenine, T – Thymine, C – Cytosine, and G – Guanine), the four different bases of DNA nucleotides, also symbolise the HKGI values of “health and new life”, “passion and dedication”, “hope and happiness”, and “versatility and energy” respectively.


Professionalism and Reliability

To provide Whole Genome Sequencing, laboratory, genetic counselling, genetic education, bioinformatics, research facilitation and related services with professionalism and reliability, observing relevant professional guidelines, ethical codes, standardised protocols as well as principles of data privacy and security.

Passion and Dedication

To achieve HKGI’s vision and mission with passion and dedication, working wholeheartedly, thinking positively and taking the initiative to go the extra mile to serve patients and the wider community in a better way.

Versatility and Energy

To adopt a multidisciplinary approach for engaging professionals from various disciplines to promote the development of genomic medicine with vibrant means, energetic efforts and teamwork, embracing the spirit of openness, mutual respect, and acceptance of different ideas.

Hope and Happiness

To bring hope and happiness to patients and their families by fostering the integration of genomic medicine into clinical care to improve genomic diagnosis, personalised treatment and prevention of diseases.

Health and New Life

To promote health and better quality of life amongst patients and the people of Hong Kong by facilitating the advancement of knowledge and technology in genomic medicine through vigorous research as well as the translation of research breakthroughs into clinical practice.