Bioinnovation —

Vision and objectives

KAUST Smart-Health Initiative (KSHI) aims to operate as an incubator to accelerate research innovation in life science, biology, AI, precision medicine and drive the development of new solutions by early-stage life science start-ups and promote entrepreneurship initiatives from junior and senior scientist from KAUST and beyond.



Latest achievements

19 February, 2024

Giving voice to the voiceless through assistive technology

Artificial skin coupled with sensors and machine learning technology allows people with voice disorders to communicate using soundless mouth movements.

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12 February, 2024

Shuffling the deck for privacy

Researchers in Prof. Xin Gao's group developed a machine-learning approach aimed at preserving privacy while analyzing omics data for medical research.

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14 February, 2024

AI tool predicts function of unknown proteins

Powered by logic and large language models, DeepGO-SE predicts the biological role of proteins and could be used to aid drug discovery.

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