BT and Accelrys Technologies Unlock Value in Big Data - Pharmaceutical Technology

Latest Issue
PharmTech

Latest Issue
PharmTech Europe

BT and Accelrys Technologies Unlock Value in Big Data


British Telecommunications (BT) and Accelrys are collaborating to provide solutions for analyzing massive datasets using BT for Life Sciences Cloud Compute Platform combined with Accelrys Enterprise Platform and Accelrys Pipeline Pilot software, the companies announced in a press release.  The tools can be used to mine information on healthcare topics from very large datasets.

BT has collated publically available health system and social care information into a research repository intended for use by the life sciences and healthcare industries as well as academia, initially hosted in the United States and United Kingdom, but available for global access. Such data can provide valuable insight into a number of healthcare topics, such as disease prevalence, impact of ethnic mix and adverse drug reactions. However, the information is often contained in very large datasets and may be unstructured in nature. The datasets can be analyzed using the BT and Accelrys tools.

“The generation of ever-increasing amounts of health data is both a blessing and a curse, as they are data-rich, but often information-poor,” said Leif Pedersen, senior vice president of marketing, product management and corporate development at Accelrys, in the press release. “Working with BT, we’ve shown that we can deliver meaningful and valuable insights from these huge datasets.”

ADVERTISEMENT

blog comments powered by Disqus
LCGC E-mail Newsletters

Subscribe: Click to learn more about the newsletter
| Weekly
| Monthly
|Monthly
| Weekly

Survey
FDASIA was signed into law two years ago. Where has the most progress been made in implementation?
Reducing drug shortages
Breakthrough designations
Protecting the supply chain
Expedited reviews of drug submissions
More stakeholder involvement
Reducing drug shortages
70%
Breakthrough designations
4%
Protecting the supply chain
17%
Expedited reviews of drug submissions
2%
More stakeholder involvement
7%
View Results
Eric Langerr Outsourcing Outlook Eric LangerTargeting Different Off-Shore Destinations
Cynthia Challener, PhD Ingredients Insider Cynthia ChallenerAsymmetric Synthesis Continues to Advance
Jill Wechsler Regulatory Watch Jill Wechsler Data Integrity Key to GMP Compliance
Sean Milmo European Regulatory WatchSean MilmoExtending the Scope of Pharmacovigilance Comes at a Price
From Generics to Supergenerics
CMOs and the Track-and-Trace Race: Are You Engaged Yet?
Ebola Outbreak Raises Ethical Issues
Better Comms Means a Fitter Future for Pharma, Part 2: Realizing the Benefits of Unified Communications
Better Comms Means a Fitter Future for Pharma, Part 1: Challenges and Changes

Click here