Tessella, Altran World Class Center for Analytics, is an international data science, analytics and AI technology consulting services provider. We partner with our clients to build exceptional digital business capabilities that connect people and data intelligently. With nearly four decades of hard-won experience across a range of industries, we are uniquely prepared for your toughest challenges.

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DNAnexus® has built the world’s most secure, trusted cloud platform and global network for scientific collaboration and accelerated discovery. We partner with customers to tackle the world’s most exciting opportunities in human health and beyond.

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Healx is an AI-powered biotech company from Cambridge (UK) focused on accelerating the development of treatments for rare diseases. Healx integrates AI with pharmacology expertise and patient insight to translate therapies into the clinic within 24 months, dramatically reducing the time and cost compared with conventional drug discovery methods.

To achieve this goal, Healx has developed the most comprehensive AI-based drug discovery platform for rare diseases: Healnet, with the mission to translate 100 rare disease treatments towards the clinic by 2025.

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Owkin leverages life science expertise and machine learning leadership to make drug development and clinical trial design more rapid, more targeted and more cost effective. Owkin is building a network of tier 1 academic medical centres that are connected via a federated learning infrastructure. By applying cutting-edge machine learning algorithms across this heterogenous set or patient data, we creating predictive models that can not only predict disease evolution and treatment outcomes, but also be used in clinical trials for enhanced analysis, high-value subgroup identification, identification of novel biomarkers, and the creation of both virtual control arms and surrogate endpoints. We achieve this while leaving the patient data behind the hospital firewalls, which protects patient privacy and creates a new model of collaboration between key opinion leaders, curated data, and drug developers. We focus on breakthrough discoveries in cancer, cardiovascular disease, autoimmune and neurodegenerative disease.

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QuartzBio is a technology driven multiomic data integration and informatics solution. It combines the first platform to successfully integrate diverse biomarker data with AI and computational biology based approaches for insight generation making the complex connections within clinical data ecosystems a reality.

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Excelra’s data science solutions empower life science innovation across the value chain from molecule to market. Leveraging cutting-edge AI-ML technologies we analyze large volumes of biomedical and real-world data, providing deep insights that galvanize data-driven decisions. We partner with global biotech and pharma clients delivering synergies and solutions that accelerate drug development.

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SciBite is an award-winning semantic software company offering an ontology-led approach to transforming unstructured content into machine-readable clean data.

Supporting the top 20 pharma with use cases across life sciences, from comprehensive competitive intelligence monitoring in real time to unlocking the value of your bioassay data or the full potential of ELN data. SciBite empowers customers with a suite of fast, flexible, deployable API technologies, making it a critical component in scientific data-led strategies.

SciBite’s suite of semantic technology is the culmination of the perfect storm of tens of years of experience in unlocking the potential of scientific data to answer business critical questions.

Headquartered in the UK, we support our global customer base through additional sites in the US and Japan. Having received various industry awards including most recently the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade 2019.

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Speaks Marketing Group

Live events are one of the most reliable ways for companies to connect with their customers. With proper strategy and execution, events offer a plethora of opportunities to brand, educate, and connect directly with the marketplace. At Speaks Marketing, we are dedicated to our clients' missions and work hand-in-hand with teams to bring that mission center stage. From branding and sponsorship opportunities to speaking engagements and 1:1 meeting generation, Speaks will help you design and execute an event plan that is right for you.

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I made more new contacts at the D4 conference than at any conference over the past couple of years.
— Peter Henstock, Senior Data Scientist, Pfizer

Partnership Opportunities

This meeting is designed specifically to cater for senior people in pharma, combining strategic insights of value to IT/R&D leaders, with technical, evidence-based use-cases and data that attendees can take away to move forwards with confidence and achieve real development in their organizations today and beyond.

Expect audience representation from Roche, Pfizer, Shire, Boehringer Ingelheim, Takenda, Johnson & Johnson, Bayer Healthcare, Janssen, AstraZeneca and many more large and small pharma & biotech companies.

The event will consist of 80-100 senior and C-level delegates (by invitation only).

For more information contact:

Denvor Oorloff, Commercial Manager

T: +44 (0) 208 191 8810 E:

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A great blend of topics around data-driven drug discovery bringing people from different domains close to each other.
— Martin Romacker, Principal Scientist, Roche

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