AD­VANCE­MENTS IN AI & RO­BOT­ICS

BioSpectrum (Asia) - - Cover Story -

● Ja­panese govern­ment has en­tered into a pub­lic-pri­vate al­liance with govern­ment af­fil­i­ated Na­tional In­sti­tutes of Bio­med­i­cal In­no­va­tion, Health and Nu­tri­tion to de­velop a self-learn­ing AI

● BERG Health ini­ti­ated a phase II clinical trial in 2016 for a drug com­pound to treat pan­cre­atic can­cer

● Atom­wise found two ex­ist­ing drugs to work against Ebola virus, with the help of AI tech­nol­ogy

● IBM has an­nounced 3 new con­sumerf-ocussed part­ner­ships, one of which is Un­der Ar­mour

● KroniKare is de­vel­op­ing a mo­bile ap­pli­ca­tion that as­sesses chronic wounds and presents a pre­lim­i­nary as­sess­ment to nurses or other health­care work­ers.

● Wood­lands Health Cam­pus (WHC), Singapore is ex­plor­ing the use of tech­nol­ogy to im­prove the pa­tient care ex­pe­ri­ence.

● The Na­tional Uni­ver­sity of Singapore (NUS) is study­ing the mech­a­nisms of na­ture to de­velop new med­i­cal tech­nol­ogy that will ful­fil a range of un­met clinical needs in the health­care in­dus­try.

● Uni­ver­sity of Syd­ney an­nounced the launch of Syd­ney Imag­ing, a next-gen­er­a­tion med­i­cal imag­ing fa­cil­ity’s core re­search fa­cil­ity that is ded­i­cated to re­search and train­ing.

● Sing­tel part­ners with NTU, A*Star to spear­head R&D ef­forts in AI and ro­bot­ics in

health­care

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