About
Startup Creasphere

We believe in transforming healthcare together.
By connecting all relevant players such as corporates, startups, investors, providers, payers, and users, we have established a global innovation platform within the healthcare ecosystem aimed to accelerate the development of new digital health solutions and business models.

Driving open innovation 

Organizations in the healthcare industry increasingly see the need for open innovation and collaboration with other players in the market. We offer them access to a dedicated healthcare ecosystem to foster co-creation and open innovation. 

Accelerating digital health startups

Startups play a crucial role in the digitalization of the healthcare industry. We offer disruptive digital health startups from around the globe a dedicated program to accelerate their success.

Facts & Figures

We are proud of our proven track record of successful corporate-startup collaborations. Established in 2018 by Roche and Plug and Play in Munich, Startup Creasphere is one of the largest hubs for digital health innovation worldwide. With locations in Munich, Singapore, Shanghai, and the Silicon Valley, we have a unique pilot-driven approach with a focus on co-creation between startups, corporates and further players in the healthcare ecosystem.

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Startups

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Pilot Projects

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Mentors

40+

Events

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Matchmaking Sessions

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.

read more

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.

read more

What we offer

Startups

Our 3-month program includes co-creation with a corporate partner, coaching, mentoring and access to a global network of industry experts and VCs. By facilitating collaborations after the acceleration phase, we also offer you long-term perspectives.

Unique pilot-driven focus
Pilot your digital health solution with dedicated pilot owners from the top healthcare corporations in the world.

Business Development
Connect with corporates which are interested in your business through private one-on-one meetings, and discover new opportunities together.

Network & Mentoring
Learn from leading industry experts and like-minded entrepreneurs and connect with our investor ecosystem.

Free of charge participation
Join our accelerator without committing any fees or equity.

Corporates

Our program sets the frame for the scouting of promising digital health startups, for piloting a solution in a short period of time and offers networking opportunities with relevant players regionally and on a global scale.

Co-creation
Pilot a digital health solution in one of your focus areas with a promising startup within a 3-month time frame with the aim to achieve a proof of concept.

Open innovation
Get access to new perspectives and ideas, and get inspired by the way startups think and work.

Deal Flows
Connect with disruptive digital health startups through private one-on-one meetings, and discover new opportunities together.

Ecosystem access
Connect with relevant players such as corporates, startups, investors, providers, payers and customers in your region and globally.

Partners

Founding Partners

Plug and Play is a global startup ecosystem and venture fund specializing in the development of early-to-growth stage technology startups. Over the past 11 years, Plug and Play has built the largest innovation platform on the planet, bringing together startups, investors, and blue-chip corporations.

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Roche is a global pioneer in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics focused on advancing science to improve people’s lives. The combined strengths of pharmaceuticals and diagnostics under one roof have made Roche the leader in personalised healthcare.

Anchor Partners

Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company engaged in diabetes care and obesity.

 

Focus areas: Diabetes and Obesity prevention and prediction, Scalable solutions for diagnosis and patient activation, Non-invasive glucose monitoring, Adherence and passive monitoring

 

Programs: Munich

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Biotronik is a leading global medical device company focused on cardiovascular and endovascular diseases.

 

Focus areas: Disease Management, Digital Biomarkers, Digital Service Solutions

 

Programs: Munich

Ecosystem Partner

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Accenture is a global services and consulting company offering strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations services.

 

Why they have joined Startup Creasphere: Identifying and building innovative solutions collaboratively to provide well differentiated solutions in digital health space which help our clients, patients, HCPs and partners.

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Microsoft enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

 

Why they have joined Startup Creasphere: Learn and explore new ideas to jointly shape the healthcare ecosystem. Identify industry problems and needs, which could be solved by startups, leverage the corporate partner ecosystem to help startups scale and innovate.

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