Online Startup Pitch Competition
The Access to Health Pitch Competition 2021 aims to identify and support healthcare startups that provide innovative solutions in addressing health system gaps and increasing patient access to medicine in their respective countries. Besides providing the cash prize, Merck is also looking into providing continuous support for the startups that align with the company's local initiatives.
Deadline for entry submissions is November 30, 2021!
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What is Access to Health at Merck?
Merck implements and strengthens holistic programs that expand access to healthcare through a robust strategy, global health partnerships and shared value initiatives. Our Access to Health (A2H) programs and initiatives address local needs, and help to create long-term value for the business, our stakeholders and the environment.
To be eligible to sign-up, please see our criteria below:
- The company must be based in one of the following countries: Indonesia, Vietnam, and the Philippines.
- The size of the startup should be in its Seed to Series A stage.
Startups that cover solutions to non-communicable diseases is a plus!
We're looking for startups that addresses at least one gap in several areas of a patient's journey, such as: