Grants4Apps Accelerator and new Dealmaker now open for submissions

The Grants4Apps Accelerator Berlin is back and this time with an additional track for the mature startups out there: The Dealmaker. Up to five startups will be selected for the 100-day Accelerator program in Berlin. The new Dealmaker is all about quality facetime between you and Grants4Apps experts for one full day.

Grants4Apps Accelerator Berlin 2017

Startups receive € 50,000 each as well as office space in the Bayer Pharmaceuticals Headquarters. Additionally, C-level mentors will support in refining business models, validating technologies and more.

The Grants4Apps team is looking for startups with innovative healthcare solutions. The team is open for any healthcare topics and will give special attention to Bayer-relevant focus areas. This year Grants4Apps is focusing on digital health solutions in the areas of Nephrology (e.g., Chronic Kidney Disease), Women's Health (e.g., Endometriosis), Pulmonology (e.g., Pulmonary Hypertension), Cardiology (e.g., Atrial Fibrillation), Hematology, Oncology, Radiology, Infectious Diseases and Ophthalmology (e.g., Diabetic Retinopathy).

Grants4Apps is also calling for collaboration projects using software or hardware to be applied in clinical trials and medical IT using state-of-the art-technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, sophisticated algorithms, bioinformatics, genomics analysis, novel approaches for Electronic Health Records (EHR) etc. - in short: highly innovative technologies with a taste for excellent simplicity and unbeatable user experience focus.

Submission deadline: 31 May 2017

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Dealmaker Berlin 2017

Don't need acceleration? Want to gain Bayer as a potential customer? Then this is for you! Mature startups can apply to solve specific 'Bayer challenges'. The top startup matches will have the opportunity to come to Berlin in September (travelling costs will be covered by Bayer) and to sign a potential project deal, please find the challenge you can solve.

If there is a match, you will be inviteed to Berlin to pitch your solution, discuss collaboration options and close a deal. Find out, if there is a mutual interest to start a bigger journey.

Applicants are asked to address one or multiple challenges. However, the Dealmaker is also open for other solutions that help healthcare providers or patients, as well as products dedicated to preventing or diagnosing diseases or improving pharmaceutical processes.

Submission deadline: 30 June 2017

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About Grants4Apps®
We connect health startups with industry experts and help the best talents to thrive within the digital healthcare universe. We are looking for startups beyond the ideation phase developing health technology or IT solutions that can connect and empower patients or healthcare stakeholders.

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