Innovate Life Sciences Lab partners with Wipro to further healthcare innovation

Amid the Dubai government’s push to enhance local healthcare research, Innovate Life Sciences Lab inaugurated a cutting-edge genomics testing lab. Located in Dubai Science Park, the facility will offer a wide range of genetic testing services and further advance Dubai’s vision for healthcare innovation. The lab has partnered with Wipro to develop affordable technologies that use artificial intelligence and machine learning to analyse genetic data.

Marwan Abdulaziz Janahi, Senior Vice President – Dubai Science Park, part of TECOM Group, said: “Precision medicine is the future of healthcare. To achieve this, vigorous research and development are vital activities, and our leadership has already introduced an R&D programme to lead the way forward. Our community of pharmaceutical and life science brands are enhancing experimentation and innovation to make healthcare more effective and personalised. The services Innovate Life Sciences Lab brings to our business district will help our customers, as well as others in the region, make data-driven, patient-centric healthcare a universal reality.”

Syed S. Hussaini, Chairman of Innovate Life Sciences Lab, said: “We are proud to launch our first and most comprehensive lab in Dubai Science Park. Here, we have found the complete, science-driven ecosystem and incredible business support to get our lab successfully off the ground. Our purpose is to help advance the genetic testing landscape using NextGen Sequencing instruments backed up with technologically advanced computational analysis and expert insights. Our location connects us to an established healthcare community that is advancing the industry with valuable testing, data and insights and we look forward to levelling up those efforts with our ultra-modern laboratory.”

Harmeet Chauhan, Senior Vice President & Global Head, Engineering and R&D Services, Wipro Limited, said: “I am pleased to announce that Innovate Life Sciences chose us as ‘Science and Technology partner’ for design, implementation, and operations of their Genomics Lab. We will deploy new age technologies such as AI/ML, Advanced Analytics and Computational Biology platforms, which are real table stakes to digitally transform research in Lifesciences.”