Sanofi to launch AI Centre of Excellence in Toronto
by CM Staff
The AI Centre of Excellence will democratize data across Sanofi's global organization by building data foundations, platforms, and scalable AI products.
TORONTO — Sanofi announces the opening of an Artificial Intelligence Centre of Excellence in Toronto, joining Sanofi’s global network of existing digital hubs in Paris, Boston, New York and Barcelona. The Centre will be focused on using technologies to develop data and artificial intelligence (AI) products that accelerate research and development to improve access to life-saving medicine for patients, and to create value for the health sector.
Sanofi’s global AI Centre of Excellence will be based in downtown Toronto and the Centre will identify, develop and scale innovative solutions, trying to provide mentorship from top academics and industry professionals, to support the professional growth of their talent.
“We are excited to launch our global AI Centre of Excellence in Toronto and join the city’s vibrant high-tech community, which is recognized as one of the world’s premier AI and data ecosystems. By attracting top AI talent and partnering with leading academic and research institutions locally, we will further our global commitment to addressing healthcare’s biggest challenges and improving the lives of patients. We are the only multi-national pharmaceutical company with a global digital hub that services the world from right here in Toronto,” said Joyce Drohan, Global Chief Data Officer, Sanofi.
“The establishment of our global AI Centre of Excellence in Toronto represents a key investment in Sanofi’s growing footprint in Canada, and in our global multidisciplinary approach to transforming the practice of medicine to improve people’s lives around the world. Sanofi Canada ‘s heritage in the province of Ontario is over 100 years in the making and continues to evolve,” said Stéphanie Veyrun-Manetti, Canada Country Lead and General Manager, Specialty Care, Sanofi Canada.
The AI Centre of Excellence will democratize data across Sanofi’s global organization by building data foundations, platforms, and scalable AI products.
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