Transforming
Healthcare Together

About

Startup Creasphere

We are a global digital health innovation platform that connects startups with industry-leading corporate partners to drive the goal of Transforming Healthcare Together.

We offer startups, corporates and partners an environment within our global ecosystem to co-create solutions and services, drive investments, learn and share experiences, and facilitate international expansion.

We have a unique pilot-driven focus: All startups selected into our 3-month Startup Creasphere program work on dedicated pilot projects with our corporate partners.

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Programs

Munich

Established by Roche and Plug and Play in 2018, Startup Creasphere was the first health focused innovation program in Munich. We connect startups with industry-leading corporate partners to pilot their technology and drive new digital health solutions.

Singapore

Following the success of our Startup Creasphere platform in Munich, we launched the Startup Creasphere APAC program in Singapore in 2020. We are excited for this new innovation platform, and are looking forward to transforming healthcare together with our corporate partners in Asia Pacific.

Silicon Valley

Since its inaugural batch in 2015, the Silicon Valley program has accelerated 300+ startups in partnership with more than 30 corporations, and have made 100+ investments – with the ultimate goal to make a lasting impact on healthcare.

Programs

Munich

Established by Roche and Plug and Play in 2018, Startup Creasphere was the first health focused innovation program in Munich. We connect startups with industry-leading corporate partners to pilot their technology and drive new digital health solutions.

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Singapore

Following the success of our Startup Creasphere platform in Munich, we launched the Startup Creasphere APAC program in Singapore in 2020. We are excited for this new innovation platform, and are looking forward to transforming healthcare together with our corporate partners in Asia Pacific.

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Silicon Valley

Since its inaugural batch in 2015, the Silicon Valley program has accelerated 300+ startups in partnership with more than 30 corporations, and have made 100+ investments – with the ultimate goal to make a lasting impact on healthcare.

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News & Stories

The Success Stories of Roche and Batch 8 Startups

At Plug and Play, we are excited about our strong global partnership with Roche and our joint mission to transform healthcare together. For the most recent 3 month program (Batch 8), Roche business units have been collaborating with Cerascreen, Decentriq, MediBioSense, Neurotrack, and PxHealthcare.

Creasphere Insights – Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) are the leading cause of death worldwide with an estimated 18M fatalities annually and covering 30% of all fatalities on a global scale. The most common CVDs include coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, and rheumatic heart disease.

News & Stories

The Success Stories of Roche and Batch 8 Startups

At Plug and Play, we are excited about our strong global partnership with Roche and our joint mission to transform healthcare together. For the most recent 3 month program (Batch 8), Roche business units have been collaborating with Cerascreen, Decentriq, MediBioSense, Neurotrack, and PxHealthcare.

Creasphere Insights – Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) are the leading cause of death worldwide with an estimated 18M fatalities annually and covering 30% of all fatalities on a global scale. The most common CVDs include coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, and rheumatic heart disease.

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“Roche is a pioneer in partnering with other companies. We´re aware that no company has a ´monopoly on innovation´: around 99.9% of all ideas originate outside Roche. We invite passionate, talented startups to work with us!“ Dr. Christoph Franz
Chairman, Roche
“Partnerships in healthcare can help to break through boundaries of access to solutions that help people live longer and healthier. And this is why initiatives like Startup Creasphere are so crucial for us. " Dr. Thomas Schinecker
CEO, Roche Diagnostics
“Since the launch in 2018, Startup Creasphere has created a lasting impact on patients and the healthcare ecosystem. Together with Roche, we have built this platform from the ground up. Throughout this journey, we have seen improvements in quality of care, patient outcomes, and overall, better healthcare experience." Neda Amidi
President, Plug and Play
Shaping healthcare for better outcomes for both patients and society is our bold ambition, which we seek to accomplish with like-minded partners. That is why we strongly believe in open digital ecosystems and collaborations with innovative companies to improve patient care together. To me, our experience, global networks, reputation, and access combined with the innovative spirit and design-thinking mindsets of startups really is a winning combination. Moritz Hartmann
Global Head, Roche Information Solutions
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Upcoming Event

Prove It! Plug and Play Health Presents Startup Success Stories at HLTH

November 15th, 2022
Las Vegas

Join us at the Funding Founders stage for an exclusive session where we will feature startup success stories that provide meaningful evidence of our startups’ work in partnership with corporations, patient populations and communities.

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Upcoming Event

More information on our next upcoming events will be available shortly. Stay tuned!

Upcoming
Event

More information on our next upcoming events will be available shortly. Stay tuned!

Upcoming
Event

Prove It! Plug and Play Health Presents Startup Success Stories at HLTH

November 15th, 2022
Las Vegas

Join us at the Funding Founders stage for an exclusive session where we will feature startup success stories that provide meaningful evidence of our startups’ work in partnership with corporations, patient populations and communities.

register now

Startups

We scout and accelerate the best digital health startups around the globe that challenge clinical practices, improve data analytics, and enhance the patient journey across the continuum of care with their solutions.

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Startups

We scout and accelerate the best digital health startups around the globe that challenge clinical practices, improve data analytics, and enhance the patient journey across the continuum of care with their solutions.

more about us

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