MUMBAI, December 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Qure.ai (http://www.qure.ai), a healthcare AI subsidiary of Fractal Analytics, today announced that it has won the Social Innovation Award at the Nvidia Emerging Companies Summit, India.
Nvidia, the AI computing company, hosted their first Emerging Companies Summit India on December 5, 2016 in Mumbai. The event is a gathering of innovative young companies applying graphics processing unit (GPU) technology to address mega-trends in AI, virtual reality, autonomous vehicles, robotics and allied areas.
Qure.ai won the Social Innovation Award for its transformative vision of AI driven affordable healthcare for medical imaging and diagnostics. The Social Innovation Award honors companies that strive to make a positive societal impact for humanity.
"Winning the Social Innovation Award is a great honor. AI will enable doctors and radiologists to make more consistent and accurate diagnosis of diseases and improve healthcare outcomes globally, especially in India. We are thankful to Nvidia for recognizing our vision," said Prashant Warier, CEO, Qure.ai.
"Qure.ai has built impressive solutions in the imaging diagnostics space using innovative deep learning techniques fine-tuned for healthcare imaging data. Deep learning innovation is fueling the transformation of healthcare, and Qure.ai has the potential to play an important role in this space," said Vishal Dhupar, Managing Director, NVIDIA South Asia.
Qure.ai's mission is to make healthcare affordable and accessible using the power of artificial intelligence. Qure.ai's deep neural networks can understand and interpret medical images with unprecedented accuracy and enable machines to perform routine diagnostics, thus improving healthcare outcomes and costs.
Qure.ai was founded in 2016 as a subsidiary of Fractal Analytics and has a team comprising computer scientists, deep learning experts, medical practitioners and bioinformaticians.
About Fractal Analytics
Fractal Analytics is a strategic analytics partner to the most admired Fortune 500 companies globally and helps them power every human decision in the enterprise by bringing analytics and AI to the decision.
Fractal Analytics has more than 1000 people across 12 global locations including the United States, UK and India and has been named a 'Cool Vendor in Analytics' and a 'Vendor to watch' by Gartner.
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