ValitaCell Head of Data speaks at virtual bioprocessing conference

19 March 2021

Dr. Paul Dobson on the vital role of analytics & AI in Industry 4.0

ValitaCell's Head of Data, Dr. Paul Dobson, spoke at the inaugural, Irish virtual bioprocessing conference. Biopharmaceuticals and bioprocessing are major industries in Ireland and attendees heard Paul speak about the role of analytics in Industry 4.0. The fourth industrial revolution (or industry 4.0) is the ongoing automation of traditional manufacturing and industrial practices using smart technologies. The bioprocessing industry continues to evolve rapidly and is increasingly looking to automate and interpret analytics in real-time to make efficient and rapid decisions. Paul spoke about the work that ValitaCell is engaged in to provide improved analytics via AI and At-line diagnostics.

Dr. Paul Dobson

Head of Data at ValitaCell

Dr. Dobson is a biochemist by degree with a PhD in Machine Learning. He has worked for 20 years at the intersection of Biology, Computer Science and Engineering. He has published 35 peer-reviewed research articles, reviews and book chapters across bioinformatics, scientific text mining, drug discovery, systems biology and bioprocess engineering. At ValitaCell, Paul leads the Data Team, applying Machine and Deep Learning across the company's portfolio of analytical tools that support better biologics and cell therapy manufacturing.