Google DeepMind is funding NHS research at Moorfields Eye Hospital

DeepMind, the London-based artificial intelligence lab owned by Google, is funding research being carried out by the National Health Service.

DeepMind, the London-based artificial intelligence (AI) lab owned by Google, is funding research being carried out by the National Health Service (NHS).

The company has paid Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust £110,000 since it signed a deal with the hospital last July, according to a Freedom of Information request made by Business Insider.

DeepMind and Moorfields are working together to see if DeepMind's AI technology can be used to help spot early signs of eye conditions that human eye care experts might miss. (Read more at Business Insider)

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