Democratize access to healthcare by being a mentor to founders that are improving the medical sector through innovation

Al Borg MedTech Accelerator is a program created by Elaj Group and Bridge to support high-impact startups changing the way healthcare is done.

What does the medical sector need?

With the growing population in the MENA Region the medical sector must ensure that healthcare services and products are scalable.

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.

15,9%

of the 2019 budget was allocated to healthcare

78,4

Is the life expectancy of males by 2050

81,3

Is the life expectancy of females by 2050

20,000

Additional beds required by 2050

*Stats for KSA

Deadline to apply
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April 7th 2021

You can mentor startups tackling these innovation challenges

Diagnosis

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.

Gamification

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.

Genomics

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.

Join us to train and guide entrepreneurs changing the industry if

  • You are passionate about entrepreneurship and improving the MedTech, AI or Genomics fields through innovation.
  • You have a minimum of 5 years of post-academic professional experience in the targeted fields. (Preferably in the MENA Region and Pakistan.)

  • You’re a mentor ready to commit 1.5 hours per week for the duration of the program.

  • You want to support entrepreneurs through weekly mentoring as they work on their venture.

Timeline
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Apply to the program

Send us your application, we want to know more about you and your motivations to become a mentor.

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Choose your startup

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

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Start the program

Meet weekly with your mentee for the duration of the program to go over their business plan. Don’t worry! Our program will guide your mentoring step-by-step through 8 business modules: From helping your mentee polish their value proposition to the development of their growth plan.

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Connect with the community

Meet, share and network with the amazing mentors from 80 countries that make up our community.

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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