How AI is speeding development of COVID-19 therapies

Published: April 2, 2020 In The News

01st April 2020 – Written by Dr Ulrik Kristensen, featured on The Science Advisory Board Website – Drug discovery is a notoriously long, complex, and expensive process requiring the concerted efforts of the world’s brightest minds. As the world is facing a new challenge in trying to both adapt to and defend itself against the novel coronavirus, artificial intelligence (AI) is offering new hope that a cure might be developed faster than ever before.


In fact, startups focusing on the use of AI in drug design and development have seen significant investment of around $5.2 billion in recent years.