Consultancy and digital solutions to improve clinical and medical research

Bringing to life the unimaginable With advanced computing Accelerating effective vaccination programs Find out more in the fight against Covid-19 How quantum technology will transform healthcare Learn more From genomic sequencing to drug research, the power of quantum could help address the major challenges faced by modern medicine relating to diseases whose secrets lie at cellular and genetic level.

Consultancy and digital solutions to improve clinical and medical research

Quantum, high performance computing (HPC) as well as edge computing assisted by artificial intelligence hold exciting, transformative potential for the life sciences sector.  Atos plays a leadership position in these areas as number one in Europe in HPC, and number one in the world in quantum simulation. Atos has a strong trajectory, collaborating with more than forty life science research institutions worldwide to apply these technologies in real world scenarios. Our conviction is that turning data into actionable insights is only possible by combining pioneering research with our technological expertise.

The Atos HPC, AI and Quantum Life Sciences Centre of Excellence provides the ideal ecosystem where advance computing technologies and experts are made available to research bodies worldwide with the goal of discovering fresh, innovative solutions.

$985.3 million

the median R&D investment to bring a new drug to market

Source: T3advisors

Research key challenges

Accelerate scientific breakthroughs >

Accelerate scientific breakthroughs

Transform innovative ideas into real life solutions by digitally modelling processes and simulating scenarios to efficiently shift work from laboratory to computer.

Enhance research efficiency >

Enhance research efficiency

 Explore the power of artificial intelligence algorithms and co-create solutions to make the most of big data and test hypotheses with quantum computing.

Co-creating innovation >

Co-creating innovation

Allocate appropriate resource for the workload and time-period, benchmark technologies across scenarios and integrate technologies to industrialize your business.

Research and life science solutions

Unleash the value of quantum computing

Opening up new possibilities that transform the way information is processed

Integrate artificial intelligence algorithms in your systems

Improving precision, accuracy and speed

Accelerate your workflows with high performance computing

Tackling the world’s largest problems

Atos OneCloud for healthcare

Streamlining processes and delivering innovation through the cloud

Cybersecurity in healthcare

Protecting highly sensitive data and securing employee access to applications

Net zero for healthcare and life sciences

Guiding your journey to net zero carbon to improve efficiency and reduce costs

Life Science Centre of Excellence

The HPC, AI & Quantum Life Sciences Centre of Excellence is an initiative to bring leading edge technologies closer to life sciences projects with the goal of discovering fresh, innovative solutions. It was launched in July 2020 and is currently operating remotely due to covid restrictions. The Centre is located at the Wellcome Genome Campus, home to some of the world’s foremost institutes in genomics and computational biology.

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Customer Story

The National Center for Genomic Analysis (Spain)

Spain’s National Centre of Genomics Analysis (CNAG) sequences over 800 gigabases per day, the equivalent of sequencing eight full human genomes at 30-fold coverage. To achieve these important goals CNAG relies on Atos HPC to process large volumes of data to conduct quick, accurate analysis.

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Customer Story

The Pirbright Institute (UK)

Atos supercomputer with Intel processors enables Pirbright to analyse and collate the broad range of datasets generated by their research projects with the aim of reducing the impact of viral diseases in both livestock and people

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Customer Story

Virtual University of Senegal

Senegal’s UVS uses Atos’ BullSequana Intel-based supercomputer to evaluate impact of COVID-19 containment measures

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Customer Story

National Centre for Biotechnology (Spain)

The Biocomputing Unit at the Spanish National Center for Biotechnology (CNB), part of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), is using Atos’ supercomputing resource to produce a refined 3D model of the SARS-Cov2 spike protein to help in the development of a vaccine

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Customer Story

University Hospital Ramon y Cajal (Spain)

At the metabolic disease’s referral unit of the hospital, clinicians and researchers work together to find new ways to diagnose and treat patients more efficiently using genomics sequencing. High performance computing and big data analytics from Atos and NetApp are key enablers in this process.

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Customer Story

The Center for Genomics and Oncological Research (GENyO)

GENyO expands analytic capacity to accelerate strategically important research that can help pharma companies create new treatments and support the Andalusian Department of Health’s drive to bring precision medicine to the region’s 9 million citizens.

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Future-gaze with life science experts to find out how HPC, QC and AI can help transform the future of research, innovation, healthcare, and the workplace.


Working in partnership with the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Hartree Centre

Encouraging closer collaboration between academia and industry through the power of supercomputing.

On-demand webinar

Leap your life sciences project to the “quantum” level

Atos quantum experts will walk you through some obvious life sciences quantum use cases and inspire you to think of other relevant applications.

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Natalia Jiménez Lozano

Head of Atos Life Science Center of Excellence

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Why Atos for your digital journey


years of delivering healthcare ICT


major healthcare providers in Europe and North America


health and life science specialists worldwide


digital transactions a day. managed by Atos

Atos identified as a leading provider in the HFS Top 10 Life Science services 2019 report

In 2020 Atos was ranked by Gartner #1 in EMEA and #3 worldwide in managed services and cloud infrastructure in healthcare by revenue for the second year in a row.

Whatever your next healthcare project, our experts can help