Continued Unit4 Business World (Agresso) ERP Services At Wellcome Sanger Institute


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Solutions used

ERP (Agresso)
Financial Management
Research, Costing & Pricing (RCP)
Procurement Management

Services used

Project Management
Health Check

For a number of years, we have been helping the Wellcome Sanger Institute to make the most of their Unit4 Business World (Agresso) ERP system & through various projects, including new module implementations and major system upgrades

Our relationship began when we were invited to deliver a system review health check by the Institute following our successful work at the Wellcome Trust. Following numerous staff interviews, working jointly with the team at the Institute we subsequently analysed their requirements and made recommendations and a schedule of system improvements. A highly collaborative team of Integra and Sanger personnel delivered improvements across their various modules, as well as implemented new functionality and modules.


Long-term relationship

Wellcome Sanger Institute benefit from a long-standing working relationship with us, meaning we have an in-depth knowledge of their system set-up and business processes


RCP & Procurement Management module expertise

Our RCP & Procurement Management module expertise within our consultancy team has proved invaluable to Wellcome Sanger Institute due to the nature of their business, and their subsequent utilisation of these modules


Range of services

From application consultancy, to business analysis and software testing, we have provided a range of services to the Institute, helping to ensure their projects are delivered to a consistently high standard

About Wellcome Sanger Institute

The Wellcome Sanger Institute is a world leader in genomic research. It undertakes large-scale research that forms the foundations of knowledge in biology and medicine. The Institute uses the power of genome sequencing to understand and harness the information in DNA. Its findings are used to improve health and to understand life on Earth.

Established in 1992
Employs nearly 1,000 people
Based in Cambridge

“Over the years, we have relied on the work of Integra Associates’ team of Unit4 ERP experts on numerous occasions. They are always keen to listen and find solutions that work for us as an organisation, and as a result, they have become an invaluable resource when it comes to us assessing and making the most of our system.”

Tanya Brooklyn – Programme, Project and Change Management. Wellcome Sanger Institute

How have we helped Wellcome Sanger Institute?

We have delivered a range of Unit4 Business World (Agresso) ERP services to Wellcome Sanger Institute throughout our time working with them, with a particularly strong focus on providing expertise on the Procurement Management and Research, Costing & Pricing (RCP) modules.

Major projects delivered

Research, Costing & Pricing (RCP) implementation
Major system upgrade
System Review Health Check
Development of existing module functionality

Key modules

Benefits of the RCP implementation

Easy calculation of costs in the application stage
Integration of sponsor rules in to budget estimates
Models for "what if" budget scenarios
Communication between stakeholders
Approval workflow
Clear audit trails
Document archive

Procurement Management benefits

Multi-currency functionality
E-procurement technology
Punches out to the Jaggaer (Formerly Sci-Quest) marketplace
Easily process requisitions
Control supplier choice
Invoices automatically matched to purchase orders and goods receipts