City-based DeepTek enters into strategic partnership with NTT Data

ST CORRESPONDENT
Tuesday, 9 October 2018

DeepTek is leveraging cutting edge AI technology to develop an advanced decision support system for radiologists. DeepTek’s solutions are designed to help reduce radiologists’ workload and expedite the diagnosis process. 

PUNE: City-based start-up DeepTek, working in the medical imaging AI space, recently announced their strategic equity partnership with NTT Data, a leading global IT services provider.

DeepTek is leveraging cutting edge AI technology to develop an advanced decision support system for radiologists. DeepTek’s solutions are designed to help reduce radiologists’ workload and expedite the diagnosis process. 

DeepTek has a strong presence in India, which includes partnerships with several hospitals and medical institutes.

Speaking about the partnership, Tsuyoshi Kitani, Director and Executive Vice President, Head of Technology and Innovation, General Headquarters of NTT Data said NTT Data has been collaborating closely with DeepTek for last one year. “This strategic investment allows us to form a deeper relationship with DeepTek. NTT Data has a large presence in the medical imaging technology market globally. Our collaboration will enable us to take DeepTek’s cutting-edge offerings to our customers globally,” added Tsuyoshi.

NTT Data is one of the leading providers of medical imaging solutions globally. NTT Data’s flagship cloud-based Unified Clinical Archive solution includes the third-largest commercial medical imaging database in the North American market, with an archive of several billion images and hosts the data of 1,100 clinical imaging sites.

DeepTek is co-founded by Dr Amit Kharat, a leading radiologist in India, Dr Aniruddha Pant, an AI technology expert with PhD from Berkeley University and Ajit Patil, an entrepreneur whose earlier start-up exited to NTT Data Corp.

“Within the medical fraternity, radiologists have been the early adopters of technology. By leveraging AI we are developing cutting-edge solutions which will help them substantially improve their efficiency and accuracy,” said Ajit Patil, co-founder of DeepTek.

DeepTek is collaborating with several India-based hospitals to develop and validate their solutions and has a strong team mix of radiologists and data scientists.

NTT Data is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner headquartered in Tokyo, with business operations in over 50 countries.

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