Bangalore: Wipro Limited has announced a partnership with Transcell Oncologics to transform vaccine safety assessment using augmented intelligence (AI).
This partnership combines Transcell’s stem cell technology with the augmented intelligence capabilities of Wipro ‘HOLMES’ to ”improve the safety” of global vaccine immunisation programmes, Wipro, an IT, consulting and business process services company, said.
”By applying AI to the vaccine development process, our solution is capable of predicting adverse neurovirulent impacts resulting from vaccinations,” Bengaluru-headquartered Wipro said in a statement.
Currently, vaccine safety assessment often includes testing on animals to measure adverse impacts, it said.
”Using Wipro ‘HOLMES’ instead, researchers and biopharmaceutical companies have a new and fully viable solution and alternative. Wipro ‘HOLMES’can also be integrated into any existing workflow, including quality control tests in vaccine production, batchwise release and other safety evaluation assays,” the statement added.
This partnership will also expand the Wipro ‘HOLMES’ solutions available to life science companies.