Objective of the newly formed ZIM Network Morpheus is to fund small and medium businesses (SMB) in their coorperation with large enterprises and public research institutions in innovative projects. The network focuses on the application of speech, text and data analytics in medicine, medical technology and life sciences. The consortium comprises a total of 23 companies: German SMBs, public research institutions such as the German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and the Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Technology as well as the two pharmaceutical corporations AbbVie and Boehringer Ingelheim.