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MaRS HealthKick Focus

April 4, 2019 12 p.m. - 4 p.m

How AI will transform the pharma industry

HealthKick Focus is where startups, the pharmaceutical industry and thought leaders explore the role of artificial intelligence in the future of healthcare.

The pharmaceutical industry has long relied on computational methods, analyses and support to develop new drug candidates from discovery through to clinical development. The recent explosion in the application of AI, fueled by data and propelled by sophisticated algorithms, promises to transform the industry by making drug development quicker, less expensive, and ultimately leading to more effective medicines. It is no longer a question of whether this will happen, but where, and how soon.

HealthKick Focus will bring together startups, the pharmaceutical industry and thought leaders as they explore some of the recent trends, advances and real-life developments in the field. Discussion will focus on the opportunities and challenges in the application of AI, and how it may lead to one of the most significant transformations of the pharmaceutical industry in decades.

What you’ll learn

1. The different ways that AI is transforming drug development, the pharmaceutical industry, and the future of healthcare.
2. How recent trends, advances and real-life developments in the field are shaping the future of AI drug development.
3. How startups and the pharmaceutical industry are navigating opportunities and challenges in the application of AI.

Who you’ll meet

STARTUPS

Startups and their employees are on the front lines of health innovation. Hear from promising health startups that are integrating AI and building the future of healthcare.

THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

Hear directly from representatives from the pharmaceutical industry about how they’re approaching the challenges and opportunities of AI.

THOUGHT LEADERS

Meet the researchers, and decision-makers who are advancing AI in health technology and leading the way towards a better healthcare system.

Registration

Contact tmcmaster@marsdd.com for more information