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IBM Offering Free Access to Patent Portfolio to Combat COVID-19

IBM is granting free access to its patent portfolio to those developing technologies to help diagnose, prevent, contain or treat coronaviruses.

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Featured patent: Machine learning models for drug discovery

The desire to improve people’s health and lives inspires us as inventors. Drug discovery is a time-consuming and laborious process. By conservative estimates, it now takes at least 10 to 15 years and $500 million to $2 billion to bring a single drug to market. Furthermore, there is a widening productivity gap: research and development […]

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Cognitive computing will help autonomous vehicles share the road

It’s no secret that automakers and technology companies are racing to develop self-driving vehicles that will transform how we travel from place to place. What you may not know is that IBM has been inventing, patenting and innovating new technologies for the automotive industry for decades. For example, IBM recently partnered with Local Motors to […]

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