Democratize access to healthcare

Do you have a startup working in MedTech, Genomics, or AI and you’re based in the MENA region or Pakistan? Al Borg MedTech Accelerator is launching a program to support your business with a four-month incubation program and expert sessions.

What does the medical sector need?

Even though there are challenges to face regarding research and development of new solutions, the most pressing issues of today must tackle education around the most common diseases as well as diagnosis and prevention.


of the 2019 budget was allocated to healthcare


Is the life expectancy of males by 2050


Is the life expectancy of females by 2050


Additional beds required by 2050

*Stats for KSA

Why participate?

Equity-free accelerator program


Potential investment after graduation from Alborg Laboratories

Supporting your startup to scale in the region partnering with Al Borg

Weekly sessions & mentorship from domain experts

Connecting your startup with investors

Support in your startups legal setup

Benefiting from Al Borg Facilities & Labs

Deadline to apply

April 7th, 2021

Looking for startups in…


This program is for MedTech startups focused on research regarding molecular biology, pathology, hematology, immunology and microbiology.

Medical Robotics & 3D Printing

If you want to change the MedTech sector through the creation and development of surgical, rehabilitation, companion, disinfection, telepresence or biorobots, pharmacy automation or 3D printing for medical use this program is for you.

Healthcare Database Management

Startups working to integrate and analyze medical data to make patient care more efficient, and extract insights that can improve medical outcomes, while protecting the security and privacy of the data.

Medical IoT, Medical AR & VR and Medical AI

For entrepreneurs working with technology to support life-changing improvements to traditional medical devices and processes. Founders who want to enable healthcare professionals to connect with the patients proactively and to emulate human cognition in the analysis, interpretation, and comprehension of complicated medical and healthcare data.


Startups that attempt to apply gaming principles to improve patient clinical outcomes. Health, gamification  employed in health and wellness apps related to self-management, disease prevention, medication adherence, medical education-related simulations and some telehealth programs.


MedTech startups working with the integration of genomic and other data, including functional genomics, genome structure, genome-scale population genetics, epigenomics, proteomics, systems analysis and pharmacogenomics to better understand the genetic bases of drug response and disease.

This program is perfect for you if

  • You want weekly mentoring and technical sessions delivered by Elaj Group experts in your domain.

  • You are looking for the opportunity to refine your MVP as you keep developing as an entrepreneur.

  • You want to learn more about investment readiness in your sector.

  • You are an entrepreneur that has product-market fit or an MVP with early-traction but want to accelerate your MedTech solution.

  • You want to scale-up by partnering up with a leading reference in the medical sector such as Elaj Group.

  • You are a full-time entrepreneur with expertise in any one of the 6 previously mentioned innovation challenges.

  • You are looking to scale to different markets, have a clear roadmap for the next months and legal registration.

  • You’re a founder with passion and willing to dedicate 8 hours per week for the duration of the program.

  • When your startup reaches maturity, you are willing to scale to the KSA market.


Apply to the program

Send us your application, we want to know more about you, your motivations and your business.


Select your mentor

Go through the matching process and meet the mentors. Select who you want to work with.


Start the program

Begin a 3 month incubation period to continue developing your startup.

  • Attend 8 online checkpoints to meet fellow founders and work on the soft-skills needed to grow as an entrepreneur.
  • Attend the 4 technical sessions hosted by Elaj Group Experts in your domain.
  • Work weekly with your personal mentor on one-to-one sessions to go over the 8 business modules. You’ll start refining your value proposition and finish the program with a clear growth plan.

Connect with the community

Attend Investment Readiness Workshops to learn more about investment in your sector. Share your experience with the founders and mentors from over 70 countries in the Bridge for Billions’ community space.


Attend Demo Day!

An event to present your solution in front of experts from Elaj Group.

Do you have any questions?

Connect directly with Walaa, Program Manager of the Alborg MedTech Accelerator Program to answer them all in a 20 min meeting. Whenever you see fit!

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Al Borg MedTech Accelerator program is an initiative of Elaj Group and Bridge for Billions, to connect with ready-to-invest or pilot-ready startups in the MedTech sector to achieve their mission of democratizing innovative healthcare services by providing them at affordable prices.

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