Programs and Locations

Our Locations Worldwide

Startup Creasphere is the first Health focused innovation program in Munich, established by Roche and Plug and Play in 2018. We connect startups with industry-leading corporate partners to pilot their technology and drive the ultimate goal of Transforming Healthcare Together.

Corporate Partners

Roche, Sanofi, Lonza, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Microsoft, Accenture, Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein.

Program Dates

Batch 6: Mar 24 – June 30, 2021
Batch 7: Oct 6, 2021 – Feb 03, 2022

In August 2020, we launched our Startup Creasphere APAC program in Singapore, together with Roche and Sanofi. The program is modeled after our successful Startup Creasphere platform in Munich, with exclusive startup sourcing for our corporate partners and the focus on pilot projects.

Corporate Partners

Roche, Sanofi

Program Dates

Batch 1: Aug 24 – Nov 24, 2021

Plug and Play Health connects the best startups in the world to healthcare corporations who want to disrupt the industry. We focus on digital health technologies that challenge clinical practices, improve data analytics, and enhance the patient journey across the continuum of care. Since its inaugural batch in 2015, our Silicon Valley program has accelerated 250+ startups in partnership with more than twenty corporations, and have made 80+ investments. Our goal is to make a lasting impact on healthcare one investment at a time.

Corporate Partners

Novartis, Bayer, Amgen, Boehringer Ingelheim, Sanofi, Roche, Willis Towers Watson, Pfizer, Atrium Health, BARDA (DRIVe), OSF Healthcare, AstraZeneca, Grifols, DS Pharma, Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH)

Program Dates

Batch 12: Mar 6 – June 19, 2021
Batch 13: Sept 13 – Nov 19, 2021

Plug and Play Cleveland is a hub for digital health, pharma and enterprise solutions that connects innovative startups with national & global healthcare partners. Our goal is to assist the healthcare ecosystem in improving patient care and outcomes, enhancing the provider experience and the future of care delivery.

Corporate Partners

University Hospitals, Eli Lilly, Regeneron

Program Dates

Batch 5: Mar 24 – June 10, 2021
Batch 6: Sep 13 – Nov 11, 2021

Abu Dhabi Health accelerator is focused on supporting the MENA region’s healthcare ecosystem, in partnership with the Department of Health Abu Dhabi. Throughout the program, we connect global and regional startups with industry-leading corporate partners across the healthcare value chain to pilot their technology and scale to solve critical health challenges, improve the quality of healthcare delivered and drive the innovation agenda forward in the region.

Corporate Partners

Department of the health of Abu Dhabi, DAMAN, Etisalat, Philips

Program Dates

Batch 2: Mar 16th – Dec 7th, 2021

As an indispensable bond for industry-leading corporations, startups, universities, central cities, and cross-border projects in China, our focus is to build a world-class innovation ecosystem and investment fund. By successfully launching in 2015, our China office has invested in more than 200 startups and accelerated over 500 startups across 8 major cities.

Corporate Partners

Roche, Sanofi, AMGEN, Merck, Johnson & Johnson, Bayer, CR Pharma, Luye Medical, Gsk, Fosun, China Continent Insurance, BE Bioventures

Program Dates

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Corporate Partners

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Program Dates

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Meet our Startups.

Our startups focus on digital health technologies that challenge clinical practices, improve data analytics, and enhance the patient journey across the continuum of care. In the last 5 batches, we have accelerated more than 50+ startups that have been working in dedicated pilot projects with our corporate partners – this pilot-driven focus is unique.

Meet our Team.

Along with our global Plug and Play team, our corporate partners (Roche, Sanofi, Lonza, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Microsoft, Accenture and UKSH) and over 50+ global startups, we are connecting the dots between both worlds, working together in our pilot-driven Startup Creasphere program. We are all about digital health, collaboration, and open innovation. We are grateful to work with some of the most impressive minds – Transforming Healthcare Together.