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February 18, 2022, 07:05


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This will speed up the development of new technologies and make it possible to provide Muscovites with even more effective medical care.

Moscow Center for Innovative Technologies in Healthcare Moscow Social Development Complex and the Yandex.Cloud cloud platform signed an agreement on cooperation and support for medical technology projects based on artificial intelligence.

Startups that are being tested in urban medical facilities will be able to receive a grant for the use of cloud services and priority technical support for accelerated development. This was reported Anastasia Rakova, Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Social Development.

“We are interested in Moscow becoming a platform for implementing the most innovative and successful healthcare solutions. Therefore, we are expanding opportunities for teams involved in the creation and implementation of advanced medical technologies. Thanks to the new agreement, they will be able to receive grants in the amount of up to 1.5 million rubles to use the technological infrastructure of Yandex.Cloud, one of the leaders in the Russian and global cloud services market. This will help startups accelerate the development of their AI-based products and ensure a high level of security and confidentiality of medical data. The agreement between the Moscow Center for Innovative Technologies in Healthcare, which was opened by the Mayor of the capital, and the Yandex cloud platform is an important step for the faster implementation of advanced developments in the capital’s healthcare,” said Anastasia Rakova.

Teams will be able to test hypotheses faster, automatically scale information systems, store and process medical data in accordance with the highest level of personal data security UZ-1. This will accelerate the development and piloting of products with the support of the Moscow Center for Innovative Technologies in Healthcare for city medical organizations and will allow providing even more effective assistance to Muscovites.

More than 100 applications have already been submitted for participation in the accelerator of medical startups Future Healthcare

“Interaction with our new partner will help innovative teams piloted in Moscow medical organizations improve their products by using the technological infrastructure of Yandex: computing and network resources, data storage, security management tools. We are pleased to offer our startups a new useful service,” commented Vyacheslav Shulenin, CEO of the Moscow Center for Innovative Technologies in Healthcare.

Acceleration program medical companies that develop digital services at the minimum viable product (MVP) stage and above and have passed the examination of the Moscow Center for Innovative Technologies in Healthcare will be able to take advantage.

Compliance of the platform with the highest level of protection allows you to process medical, special and biometric data in the cloud. It is with them that healthcare companies, insurance organizations and educational institutions work. Startups using the services will not need to deal with anonymization and the creation of external storages for personal data that require the highest level of protection.

As Anna Lemyakina, director of national and strategic projects at Yandex.Cloud, noted, cloud services are already actively used in medical projects to improve the speed and quality of data processing. This is an opportunity for both Russian and foreign medical startups to comply with legal requirements and work safely with personal medical data.

Thus, cloud services are already being used to store medical and genetic data, automate the work of clinic call centers, as well as to develop and implement systems to support medical acceptance. decisions based on artificial intelligence. Such systems help doctors quickly identify various pathologies, including COVID-19.

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