Sanofi Challenges 2019 to accelerate innovation in African health startups.

From May 16 to May 18, 2019, Viva Technology will bring together 10,000 startups with top worldwide investors, companies and global tech leaders. their ambition is to find an affordable solution to overcome some challenges in the health sector in Africa. If you meet the criteria, don’t miss this opportunity.


Sanofi in Africa

Africa is a very diverse continent with major health challenges that require dynamic, innovative approaches to ensure the future health of the populations. At Sanofi, they have been committed to the communities and people right across Africa for more than 50 years. They feel it their responsibility to use their expertise, knowledge, and experience to continuously seek out the most innovative, adapted approaches to improve access to medicines and healthcare for the people of Africa. Whether it is preventing disease or managing illness, they strive to integrate the latest technologies to make their innovations and services accessible to millions of people around Africa.

Challenge 1: How to enhance awareness, diagnosis and disease management of patients suffering from Diabetes?
Challenge 2: How to improve the access to medicines in remote areas from supply chain management to alternative payment solutions?
Challenge 3: How to support decision-makers in getting better use of available health data?

Benefits of the event

To Be in the AfricaTech Lab at VivaTech, You will get:

Free booth and tickets: A corner to demonstrate your solution to the attendees in the Lab; Develop your network with key stakeholders and investors; 4 tickets / 3 days at VivaTech

The reward at Viva Tech: They will get the  Opportunity to attend a pitch preparation workshop the day before VivaTech; Pitch in front of a jury composed of Sanofi top executives and key external stakeholders

Collaboration Reward : They will Engage deep discussion with expert functions and Sanofi in Africa General Managers to assess feasibility of future collaboration in Africa; Coaching / Mentoring & potential acceleration, with involvement of Sanofi Africa Leadership team; Opportunity for financial help and an access to Sanofi internal expertise to support your business and your international growth strategy


 To participate in this event, you must be African startups with at least a proof of concept with positive results in one Africa country.

Maturity: including technology, seniority, workforce, turnover, fundraising; Relevance of solution, market potential & business model; Skills & Expertise including team skills and prior experiences. Scientific evidence is requested when applicable.

The deadline is 15 February 2019

For more details, visit Sanofi in Africa

Apply here








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