Icon plc boss says AI will be deployed within the year at the research giant

New technology is providing short-term opportunities for the Dublin-headquartered contract research giant

Steve Cutler, chief executive, Icon: ‘Each individual country has its own culture, its own approach.’ Picture: Fergal Phillips

The head of Icon plc has said artificial intelligence (AI) will create efficiencies within months at the Dublin-headquartered contract research giant.

“There is plenty of opportunity for us to deploy AI technology over the next 12, 24, 36 months and to really drive efficiencies in our business, particularly in terms of AI doing a lot of the more routine, mundane work, and allowing our people to look at more value-added work,” Dr Steve Cutler, chief ...