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Great Ormond Street deal for Aridhia

Chris RocheScottish data analysis company Aridhia has agreed a ten-year deal with Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) which will help turn it develop its medical research capability.

Aridhia’s software will enable research teams working on pioneering research into clinical practice.

Chris Roche, CEO of Aridhia, said: “Great Ormond Street Hospital is world-renowned and it is an honour to be given the opportunity to support such extraordinary researchers deliver ground-breaking research across multiple clinical domains.”

Dr Peter Steer, chief executive, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children Foundation Trust said: “We look forward to working with Aridhia to develop an innovative platform which will transform the way we undertake and collaborate on research.

“This will allow us to bring more life-saving treatments to children with rare diseases in the UK and worldwide.”

Co-founded in 2008 by Scots technology entrepreneur David Sibbald  and Professor Andrew Morris, Edinburgh-based Aridhia works across the UK and Europe in collaboration with the NHS, research organisations, life sciences companies, IT service providers and patients.

In 2015 the company signed a partnership with Edinburgh healthcare billing company Craneware to further their growth into the US.

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