The presentation and recording from the "Ethics Considerations for Big Data Initiatives in Biopharma R&D" webinar held on Thursday 21st May 2015 are available here.
The Map of Alliances project will catalogue the various life sciences consortia, partnerships, foundations and alliances in the life sciences sector and investigate how these collaborative efforts form an interconnected web of partnerships.
With the increased use of big data in research projects, the ethical implications are increasingly coming to the forefront. As the technology advances and new applications for big data are developed, there is a growing interest in ensuring that the effect on science and society is positive.
Having won the 2014 Best Practice Award at the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo, HELM again attracted plenty of attention at this year’s meeting (Boston, April 21-23 2015). Numerous contributions gave an overview of the growing HELM ecosystem and its adoption by the pharmaceutical industry.
From the behemoth of IBM's Watson engine and its recent introduction to oncology decision support, to various search & text mining tools, all of these approaches will depend on rules on the definition of entities and the descriptive vocabularies and/or ontologies that are used.
The May 2015 edition of the Pistoia Alliance newsletter, Innovation in Action, is available to download as a PDF document.
The landscape of alliances, foundations, partnerships and consortia in the life sciences world is complex, with many organisations existing that may overlap in their aims or share a significant proportion of their membership. Understanding our place in this complex web of connections is essential for cost-effective and productive life science research.
The business case commissioned for the Standardised Data Warehouse idea has been completed and is now available on the idea page in IP3.
The presentation and recording from the "Can R&D IT keep up?" webinar held on Wednesday 29th April 2015 are available here.