Global health care company Novartis recently announced it is launching innovation labs across the globe, including Silicon Valley. The project—Novartis Biome—will aim to spawn effective and precise new therapies at a time when technology, science, and big data are merging together.
Novartis Biome will begin in San Francisco, and include a partnership between Novartis and both Mekonos and Medable. Mekonos develops gene and cell therapies for cancer and other diseases, while Medable is a digital health firm that provides consumer-generated data for researchers, health startups, pharmaceuticals, and universities. Additionally, Novartis is partnering with companies in New York on a number of medical projects with digital health company Hitlab, and others.
Novartis is a global health care company based in Switzerland that provides solutions to address the evolving needs of consumers worldwide. Novartis is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies by both market capitalization and sales.
This was reported by BioSpace on October 9, 2018.
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