Astellas Rx+™ Healthcare Innovation Challenge

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Are you a startup with a technological solution to improve the quality of life of sensory-disabled individuals and people with restricted access to medical care?

Despite recent medical and technological advancements, there remains many unaddressed health issues and many patients who do not have adequate solutions to live healthy lives. On the forefront of healthcare change, Astellas, through its Rx+® business, has strived to realize a world where individuals can live physically and mentally healthier lives through innovative healthcare solutions beyond pharmaceuticals that leverage advances in technology.

Astellas, a global pharmaceutical company, is now looking for startups to partner with in creating a healthier future through the Astellas Rx+® Healthcare Innovation Challenge

Startups, you are invited to showcase your technological solutions that will drive transformation in one of the two areas: 

A/ Empowering sensory-disabled people through technology. Enhance the quality of life for patients with sensory disabilities (e.g. blindness, deafness, etc.) or help them retrieve part of their functions.

B/ Improving access to healthcare through technology. 

Speed up and make access to primary healthcare available for all individuals, especially to the disadvantaged groups.Winners of the challenge will be able to: 

  • Win proof of concepts worth a total up to $60,000
  • Implement their solutions in collaboration with Astellas
  • Go on a sponsored trip to Japan to attend the Grand Finals*!
    *Prize is only valid once the Grand Final is confirmed, to be held offline.

    Showcase your ideas on how to make healthcare better, more affordable and accessible to all individuals in the world by submitting a 10 slides PPT on the platform here

How to Apply:

Register on the platform and submit a 10-slide presentation in English (PPT or PDF format) addressing the following:

  • Company overview
  • Key points of the project
  • Business plan
  • Obstacles to implementation/required resources
  • Value through collaboration with Astellas

For more information contact: rice.tong@agorize.com