In January 2014, Tripp Umbach was retained to conduct an environmental assessment and business plan for TGen as it continues its mission to make and translate genomics discoveries into advances in human health. TGen has established itself as a global genomics research leader, generating both economic and societal benefits for the State of Arizona. The TGen brand brings national and international recognition to the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, maximizing previous public and private investments and setting the stage for greater impacts in the future.

Tripp Umbach’s environmental assessment and strategic planning process included external and internal interviews, an environmental assessment, and a series of planning sessions that culminated in the strategic recommendations included in the final report. Key findings included significant advances in genomics research, improving testing and treatment for emerging research areas, and a push for organizational collaboration.