Open Source Artificial Intelligence for
Ersilia is a tech nonprofit organisation. We equip universities, hospitals, and laboratories in low-resourced countries with data science tools for infectious and neglected disease research.
We are on a mission to make science accessible to all
Data science opens an affordable path to scientific discoveries. All countries must benefit from it.
The research ecosystem is imbalanced
Low income countries produce less than 5% of the world's scientific publications.
Six out of the top 10 causes of death in these countries are due to infections.
However, only 10% of the drugs in development target infectious diseases (WHO, 2021).