STARTUP CREASPHERE is growing with two new healthcare partners, and Roche Diagnostics and BIOTRONIK welcomed startups for Batch 9

MUNICH, GERMANY. Oct 5, 2022. Startup Creasphere welcomed two new partners to the global digital health platform: Daiichi Sankyo Europe and BI X. We look forward to transforming healthcare together with our newest members. In this regard, another highlight is the announcement of Batch 9, with eight startups that were selected by Roche Diagnostics and BIOTRONIK to work with them during this winter.

Welcome to Daiichi Sankyo Europe and BI X

We are thrilled to announce that Daiichi Sankyo Europe and BI X have joined our global Startup Creasphere platform! The partnerships provide the opportunity to not only collaborate, but to learn and share experiences with others who are also driven to disrupt and accelerate advances in healthcare. 

“Innovation for me means opening up to the world, trying to understand our customers better, serving their pain points. Platforms like Startup Creasphere really allow us to interact with the ecosystem and understand problems from different perspectives,” commented Anna-Maria Heidinger, Head of Digital Innovation Hub, Daiichi Sankyo Europe.

“We are digital pioneers: fearless, hungry, and determined. We create innovative digital health products to improve patients’ lives. These values are also shared by Startup Creasphere and their ecosystem, which makes this new partnership a great fit to further our innovation efforts.” Suvi Hakala, Digital Scout, BI X.

Batch 9 – Welcome to our new startups and pilot owners

Batch 9 startups

Roche Startups 

Acrux Deep Breath (Lithuania) is an AI-based decision support system to optimize the mechanical lung ventilation. It has features for data management, data storage, analysis, disease prediction, and more. 

Doctena (Luxembourg) is a platform dedicated to helping patients find doctors and schedule their next medical visit. Doctena makes the best use of the newest online and mobile technologies in order to help reduce wait time for patients to see a doctor. 

AvoMD (US) is building the new front-end and back-end infrastructure (powered by no-code) for point-of-care decision-making software – a better way for clinicians to make decisions at the bedside that improves outcomes and reduces burnout. 

Melax Tech (US) is the developer of award-winning Natural Language Processing (NLP) technology applied in the life sciences, biomedical and healthcare domains. Its capabilities allow clients to work with standard, hybrid and customized options to meet specific needs in administration, patient care and research. 

Sensoria Health (US) is one of the leading developers of remote patient monitoring smart garments and artificial intelligence software solutions that improve people’s lives. 


Medical Surface (US), is a developer of surface coating technologies designed to improve the biocompatibility and performance of implanted devices and biosensors. 

Circular Tree (Germany), is tracking and synchronizing supply chain compliance and carbon management through blockchain technology. 

Flowity (France) is a SaaS- and AI-enabled solution for supply chain planning. The company leverages cognitive computing & machine learning technologies to offer solutions for stock replenishment & optimization, demand forecasting, inventory planning, stock outage alerts, anomalies detection, and more. 

Corporate Reverse Pitches – Startup Creasphere Partners

Dr. Jochen Hurlebaus, Head of Digital Health Innovation, Roche Diagnostics

Alexandra Stoll, Manager Business Strategy Cardiac Rhythm Management, BIOTRONIK

Ashutosh Malhotra, Digital Business Development & Innovation Scouting Manager Europe, Daiichi Sankyo Europe GmbH

Thomas Holzmann, Manager Venture Development, Accenture

Suvi Hakala, Digital Scout at BI X (Boehringer Ingelheim Digital Lab)


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