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Accelerator | Build the next Big Bang!
With the support of our global accelerator programs in Darmstadt or Nairobi.
Accelerator Life Science Health Startups
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Are you working on a big bang company?

We are looking for startups with the potential to reshape entire industries and make people’s lives richer. The focus is on startups in the fields of healthcare, life science and performance materials – with a digital perspective.

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Healthcare

Prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals as well as solutions in the areas of allergies, biopharma and biosimilars.

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Life Science

Innovative tools and laboratory supplies for the life science industry that make research and biotech production easier, faster and more successful.

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Performance Materials

Specialty chemicals and functional materials, such as liquid crystals, chemical surface solutions, surface modification & functionalization, or high-tech materials for electronics.

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Additional Search Fields

Future technology products leveraging 3D printing, future organic chemistry, bio-interfaces and sensors, microbiome research, and precision farming.

Discover our accelerator program

Join our global accelerator network through our program in our German headquarters and tap into a network of 50,000+ experts and alumni across 66 countries.

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What do you get?

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Mentoring

 

Get access to mentors from Senior Management and our global network of 50,000+ experts and staff.

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Curriculum

 

Benefit from tailored coaching sessions and workshops provided by the  Innovator Academy.

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Funding

 

Kick off your startup project with seed funding and join our investor network.

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Community

 

Team up with other people going through the same challenges, exchange and build lifetime connections.

Discover the Startups of Fall 2017

oculyze

Oculyze

Oculyze develops hand-held microscopes with an image recognition service.

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Living Brain

Living Brain is digitizing the rehabilitation of neurosurgery patients with neuroscience and IT.

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Labfolder

Labfolder creates an operating system for laboratories.

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MedicSen

MedicSen offers treatment and chronic disease management, starting with diabetes.

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Coolfinity

Coolfinity is building smart refrigerators that need just four hours of power per day to keep medication cool.

SophieBot

SophieBot

SophieBot uses artificial intelligence to answer questions related to sexual health.

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Wellthy Therapeutics

Wellthy Therapeutics offers digital therapies for diabetes patients, powered by artificial intelligence.

Benefit from our global mentors network

James Kugler

James Kugler

Chief Digital Officer, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Doerte Hesse

Doerte Hesse

Product Manager Oncology Pipeline,Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Joern Peter Halle

Joern Peter Halle

Head of External Innovation, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Michael Meier

Michael Meier

Head of Partnerships, Performance Materials, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Maneesh Nerurkar

Maneesh Nerurkar

Global VP Consumer Health R&D, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Michael Vande Vrede

Michael Vande Vrede

Digitalization Office, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Alexander Hoffman

Alexander Hoffman

Head of Digitalisation Africa, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Leonard Saika

Leonard Saika

Director – Regional Head of Business Responsibility and Market Development – Africa

Henry Wilson

Henry Wilson

Strategic Marketing Performance Materials, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Benjamin Hein

Benjamin Hein

Head of CEO Office, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Esther Mwaniki

Esther Mwaniki

CEO & Lead Facilitator at Lapid Leaders Africa

Charles Simba

Charles Simba

ITO Solution Leader at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Willie Gichora Ngumi

Willie Gichora Ngumi

Market Engagement Manager, Mobile for Development at GSMA

Min-Sung Sean Kim

Min-Sung Sean Kim

Allianz Venture- Digital Health

Marc Feiglin

Marc Feiglin

Head Technology Scouting & Partnerships, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Dario Kolenko

Dario Kolenko

Digital Business Development & Ventures, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Andreas J. Schindler

Andreas J. Schindler

Director Ideation, Innovation & Technology Foresight

Bianca Harnischfeger

Bianca Harnischfeger

Head of Value Creation & Innovation CoEs, Group Procurement

Michal Bartos

Michal Bartos

CEO & Founder, ARTO AG

Neil E. Wood

Neil E. Wood

Project Leader, Open Capital Advisors

Experts

Experts

APPLICATION: Summer 2018

PROGRAM START: Spring 2019

LOCATION: Germany

 

Any questions? Please talk to us:

accelerator@emdgroup.com