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Jan 25, 2022

Sorcero and Roche Diagnostics Agree to Develop an AI-Powered Solution

Today, Language Intelligence (LI) provider Sorcero and leading diagnostics company Roche Diagnostics today announced to continue their collaboration to co-develop a new AI-powered solution to improve the management of medical guidelines by combining Roche´s expertise in healthcare and Sorcero´s AI capabilities. 

Keeping up to date on medical guidelines is a challenge for every player in the global healthcare market. Medical guidelines are highly fragmented, originating from different institutions, in various languages, and are being updated on a frequent basis. Leveraging its leading Language Intelligence technology, Sorcero will work on the co-development of a solution for the intelligent management of medical guidelines with Roche, a global pioneer in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics.

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Sorcero recently participated in the Munich-based program of Startup Creasphere. During this time, Sorcero and Roche jointly worked on a pilot project to provide proof of concept to manage medical guidelines at Roche with the startup’s Enterprise Language Intelligence suite. The successful pilot project during the acceleration phase resulted in an agreement to further co-develop the solution for the management of medical guidelines on a global scale.

Over the past year, medical guideline management systems the world over were strained by the rapidly emerging needs of the life sciences community. With Sorcero’s unique Language Intelligence technology, helps to understand medical language at scale and being able to more rapidly identify changes in frequently updated medical guidelines.  

“For large corporations, one of the key opportunities of working with startups is to iteratively develop solutions in an agile way. In Batch Four of the Startup Creasphere accelerator program, Roche was co-creating a solution to automate the management of medical guidelines with Sorcero using their promising Language Intelligence technology. Based on the positive outcomes of the collaboration, we decided to move forward and jointly develop their solution further,” said Dr. Jochen Hurlebaus, Head of Digital Health Innovation at Roche Diagnostics. “The pilot project with Sorcero has proven that the symbiosis with startups is a promising way to transform healthcare together."

“Sorcero is excited to be working with Roche to solve problems that are crucial to the entire world of medicine. Our mission is to give experts who deal with large volumes of technical content the tools they need to achieve their goals. Since we first partnered with Roche as part of Startup Creasphere, it’s been amazing to collaborate with a company that is on the cutting edge of diagnostics. As a startup focused on digital transformation in scientific industries, Sorcero is always looking for new and creative ways to empower an enterprise’s experts to achieve more with Language Intelligence,” said Dipanwita Das, CEO and founder of Sorcero. 


About Startup Creasphere

Startup Creasphere is a health innovation focused accelerator established in 2018 by Roche and Plug and Play in Munich, Germany. The platform has developed into one of the largest hubs for digital health innovation globally. Sanofi´s consumer health business joined as a founding partner in early 2019. Together with additional corporations, NGOs and healthcare providers, Startup Creasphere has created an ecosystem that provides an open innovation platform to digitally transform healthcare together. The global program with satellites in Singapore, Silicon Valley and Munich, selects and empowers innovative health tech companies that hold potential to transform the current global healthcare ecosystem. Enabling access to innovation and real engagement between corporates and startups, Startup Creasphere fosters new ideas, new business models as well as a mindset shift – and ultimately the development of digital solutions that help improve patients’ lives.


About Sorcero

Sorcero was founded in Washington, DC in 2018 by Dipanwita Das, Richard Graves, and Walter Bender. Sorcero’s Language Intelligence Platform uses domain understanding to power mission-critical decision-making across enterprises in life sciences and insurance. The company’s mission is to inform critical decisions to improve lives through access and understanding of the world’s knowledge. To date, the company has raised $5.4 million in funding from Leawood Venture Capital, WorldQuant Ventures, Castor Ventures (the MIT Alumni fund) and H/L Ventures.

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