AstraZeneca: AI in Drug Discovery & Development

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Currently, it takes a staggering 10-15 years and costs $2.6 billion to develop a new drug, and an astonishing proportion of this is lost in the 90% of candidates that fail. AstraZeneca is one of the world’s largest Pharmaceutical companies and is incorporating AI in every step of the R&D chain from drug discovery to launch to make this process safer, quicker and less costly.

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