07 November 2023 | News
Vizzhy Inc introduces healthcare transformation with multi-omics and Generative AI
Bengaluru-based startup Vizzhy Inc is propelling a healthcare revolution by channeling the potent combination of multi-omics and Generative AI to tackle the root causes of metabolic diseases. With a commitment to invest $12.5 million in an American university, the company is set to explore novel avenues in the management of metabolic diseases.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the US-based University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Vizzhy Inc, was recently signed at an event held in Bengaluru.
Speaking at the occasion, the Minister for Youth Empowerment, Sports, and Tribal Welfare B. Nagendra emphasised the importance of research as the cornerstone of addressing various societal challenges. "The government of Karnataka is placing significant emphasis on research and development with the establishment of the Karnataka Research Foundation, and it welcomes investments from companies like Vizzhy Inc in the R&D sector with full government support", he said.
Vizzhy has announced a $12.5 million funding for the Sreenivasulu AI for Wellness Center at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. This centre will assemble a team of distinguished scientists, engineers, and health system experts committed to addressing one of humanity's most pressing challenges. The centre will be led by the renowned Prof. Narendra Ahuja, a top global scientist in Computer Vision, known for establishing India's first IIIT in Hyderabad.
The startup has already initiated numerous collaborative projects with eminent Indian institutions, such as IIT Bombay, and is expanding its university partnerships.