AI Solutions
for Health & Pharma

AI, quantum techniques and other Big ComputeTM have enormous potential to accelerate drug discovery. With the pharmaceutical industry spending around 15% of revenue on R&D, this could mean billions in added value. Quantum-enhanced AI could also unlock new efficiencies across the entire value chain in healthcare and pharma.

Use Cases

Applications for Health and Pharma

Research and Development

Clinical Trials



Research and Development

Clinical Trials



Key Challenges

  • Efficiently searching existing clinical research for relevant studies
  • Long protein folding simulation times
  • Identifying novel molecular compounds for testing
  • Screening candidate drugs for problematic properties prior to clinical trials
  • Slow genomic sequencing hinders drug design and personalized medicine

Zapata Solutions

Molecular Structure Analysis

Analyze structural relationships between molecules using optimization techniques enhanced by generative modeling.

Catalytic Reaction Simulation

Accelerate ab initio transition state analysis of potential catalyst materials using quantum chemical simulation methods.

Molecular Generation

Leverage quantum-enhanced generative modeling to generate novel molecular structures and drug candidates with specific functionalities.

Protein Design

Optimize the sequence of amino acid–rotamers in a protein active site to improve the functionality and minimize the energy function, without altering the backbone structure.

Genomic Sequencing Analysis

Accelerate genomic sequencing by applying quantum and quantum-inspired generative modeling techniques to reduce the dimensionality of the genome space.

Use Case Timeline (est.)

Orquestra® Benefits for Health and Pharma

Orchestration Across Environments

Leverage the heterogenous compute resources best suited for your tasks, without getting locked into any one hardware platform. Deploy across hybrid backends at enterprise scale.

Data Management & Velocity

Store, retrieve, and analyze large datasets. Streamline data management from ingestion to export to accelerate data velocity.

Open Framework

Keep what works now. Integrate existing and future solutions with a framework optimized for extensibility, interoperability, and innovation.

Workflow Development and Deployment

One unified platform to go from research to development to deployment with extensible, scalable, modular workflows.

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