Data Science Investment Counter —Funding raised by UK data science companies in 2018.
£ 5.640 Million
drugs

Benevolent AI, the London-based company working on developing new drugs and treatments by harnessing artificial intelligence, has raised £82 million ($115 million) from a number of investors; the company is now valued at around £1.4 billion (or $2 billion.) Most of the cash reportedly came from undisclosed US investors , but the balance of raised […]

London-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) company BenevolentAI has announced the expansion of its business to the United States, after snapping up two major AI experts from the tech sector and academia. Founded in 2013 and based near King’s Cross, the company is using AI to drive scientific progress forward. BenevolentAI’s machine learning algorithms have been trained to scour millions of research publications, […]

Healthcare startup Healx has concluded a series A round from Amadeus Capital and healthcare entrepreneur Jonathan Milner, raising about £1.5 million ($1.9m) in total. The Cambridge-based company uses machine learning, genomics and data analytics to discover if known drugs can be repurposed to treat rare diseases. About 8,000 rare conditions—often linked to genetic features—  affect some 350 […]

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