Queensland Deputy-General for Innovation officially opens Datarwe Lab

Datarwe CTO Dr Kelvin Ross and Queensland Deputy General for Innovation Dr Sarah Pearson

Queensland Deputy Director-General for Innovation officially opens Datarwe Lab

Dr Sarah Pearson, Queensland Deputy Director-General for Innovation officially opened Datarwe’s Data Science Lab today.

The lab is located within Cohort in the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge precinct. Cohort is a shared working space bringing together renowned researchers, scientists and health and technology experts.

Sarah has published research in the areas of artificial intelligence and innovation, and is an author on eight patents including cancer diagnosis. She is passionate about leveraging innovation to increase impact, with her priority to ensure Queensland puts innovation at the top of its agenda.

Dr Sarah Pearson with the Datarwe female cohort (Mel, Steph, Rachel, Sarah, Tina, Anita and Stacy)

Sarah met with the Datarwe team, discussed our current projects and found out how Datarwe is making Queensland a global hub for medical AI research. 

Sarah was in deep discussions with Dr Brent Richards Advisory Board Member Datarwe/Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service Medical Director Critical Care Research Medical Director of Innovation reviewing Datarwe’s Gold Coast University Hospital Dashboard. The acute-care bed dashboard has been deployed by Datarwe in the Gold Coast University Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The dashboard derives data from Datarwe’s Precision Medicine Data Platform lake within the Queensland Health data ecosystem at GCUH.

Brent Richards in discussion with Dr Sarah Pearson and Angelique Richmond

“It was wonderful having Sarah officially open our lab. Her innovative focus and support of Datarwe’s mission to develop the world’s most comprehensive acute care medical research data platform was inspiring for the whole team to hear”, said Datarwe Chief Technology Officer Dr. Kelvin Ross.

“Sarah’s definition of innovation being ideas that are applied to create impact really matches the space we are working in. As a fast-growing technology company we are thrilled to be able to establish a base within the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct next to like-minded entrepreneurs and health tech start-ups,” he said.