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Merck used AWS to build the Change Assessment Knowledge Engine (CAKE). CAKE is powered by an Amazon Neptune graph database containing information about Merck’s supply chain and regulatory operating environment. CAKE reduced change assessment duration by up to 90 percent and total manual effort per assessment by 30–70 percent.
Using AWS, biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca built a cloud-based, efficient, scalable solution that processes genomics sequencing data quickly.
Biotech company Moderna Therapeutics, along with its partners, initiated clinical trials for seven drugs—with nine more in the pipeline—by taking advantage of AWS computing power, integration, and scalability. Moderna operates differently from both traditional pharmaceutical companies and biotech drug companies by delivering vaccines and therapies via messenger RNA.
Online health community Inspire used Amazon SageMaker to connect patients with relevant content on its platform of 1.5 billion words written by Inspire members representing 3,600+ medical conditions.
Scientists and lab managers are challenged to accelerate their productivity, optimize processes, and prevent errors while performing wet lab research. Thermo Fisher Scientific (Thermo Fisher) is using Amazon Web Services (AWS) tools to equip labs to aid scientists and lab managers in this work.
AWS products allow life sciences startups to compete with Big Pharma by using cloud services. Idorsia is a startup pharmaceutical company that discovers and develops innovative medicines. Idorsia runs 90 percent of its computing needs using AWS products such as Amazon WorkSpaces and AWS Lambda.