BenevolentAI Awarded Technology Pioneer Status by World Economic Forum

Every year, the World Economic Forum welcomes leading early-stage technology companies from around the world into its Technology Pioneer’s community. In its own words, these companies are “poised to have a significant impact on business and society”. Today we are delighted and humbled to be named as one such Technology Pioneer.

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Love drug discovery? You just need the right chemistry!

There is an increasing number of varieties of drug agents in clinical use ranging from antibodies and proteins to nucleic acids and, increasingly, cellular and genetic therapies but the majority of drugs on the market and in development today are still small, synthetic molecules made in a chemistry laboratory.

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Counting down to the BenevolentAI Award

It’s now only a number of days until we announce the winner of the first BenevolentAI award on March 28th. Since applications closed in late January, the process has been one my fellow judges, Aisling Burnand, CEO of Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC), and Neil Lawrence, Director of Machine Learning of Amazon Research Cambridge and I have found enjoyable, insightful and richly rewarding.

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