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DayOne Health 4.0 – our international digital health accelerator

What we offer

DayOne Health 4.0 is a 12-week intense program for startups who want to develop transformative solutions in the healthcare continuum: from diagnosis, treatment, and prevention, to patient and caregiver communication, to improvements that directly assist healthcare workers.

We are based at the heart of Europe’s healthcare hub, in Basel. Our participants are from all over the world.

Together with supporting partners, we define and deliver the Accelerator each year in a run that includes specific themes, such as value-based healthcare, patient-centered innovation, or diabetes & metabolism.

Our 2022 edition is around pain management (program running from January to April).

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23
companies accelerated since 2018
80
million CHF valuation of portfolio
156
accelerated company employees

We prepare you for success

We help you to reach your next goal in building a successful business at the interface with Pharma.
Non-dilutive Funding

Secure up to 15’000 Swiss francs in non-dilutive funding (no equity, no fees).

Tailored Training

Join hands-on workshops customized to your needs, exchange with and learn from fellow startups.

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Personalized coaching and mentoring

Work with your personal coach and our advisors to tackle questions in specific areas for your team and your venture.

Direct access to our network

Gain access to our network of pharmaceutical and life sciences experts.

Swityerland Innovation Park Jura
Space

Gain the experience of working alongside entrepreneurs, coaches, and industry experts at our creative space in our Switzerland Innovation Parks.

Visibility

Showcase your startup at DayOne events and increase your visibility towards investors, partners, and end-users.

Who we are looking for to participate in our DayOne Health 4.0 accelerator

  • You are a startup with digital health solution
  • You already have a product or technology is available (preferably with patent)
  • You have secured some funding (up to Series A)
  • You have a product ready to launch or launched in at least one market
  • At least one of your founders can participate in the program and key events (e.g. interview with selection committee, opening boot camp week, Demo Day, presentations to our partners)
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Timeline

September 2022

Applications open for startups

Sept/Oct 2022

Pre-selection

November 2022

Selection committee

December 2022

Final selection & feedback to startups

Jan/Feb 2023

Start of the 12-week acceleration program

How to apply to the DayOne Health 4.0 Accelerator

Ready for the next step? Your success is only three steps away.
1. Apply to an open call

Each run of the acceleration program is focused on a different theme, defined together with our partners. Show your interest now to be the first to discover our next theme in September 2022!

Applications are welcome from startups based anywhere in the world.

2. Get pre-selected

You contribute to a new digital health solution? Have a look at the “who we are looking for” to be considered for pre-selection.

Startups making it through the pre-selection rounds are then invited to meet our selection committee.

3. Convince our selection committee

You made it through the pre-selection? Well done!

You now get the opportunity to meet our partners and pitch your solution (30 to 60 mins). There are 3 to 5 spots per acceleration run. Good luck!

Interested in participating?

Ready for Acceleration? Your first step to applying to our DayOne Accelerator with its 3 verticals starts here! We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Partners

Strategic Partner

Mundipharma

Previous Partners

Roche

2021, Patient-led innovation

DCB

2021, Diabetes

Groupe Mutuel

2021, VBHC

IQVIA

2021, VBHC

Fondation Botnar

2018-2020, Children’s health

UKBB

2018-2020, Children’s health

Advisors to be announced soon

Interested in partnering with us?

Do you want to partner with us? Each acceleration edition is tailored to the needs of our industry and academic partners.

Whether you want to:

  • Explore digital health solutions in a specific therapeutic area or geography
  • Prompt collaborations around a new technology
  • Help your organization experience open innovation and co-creation in real-life

We can build an acceleration program for you, for a duration of 3-6 months, tailored to your needs.

Alumni

HopeCare

Portugal

Cloud based solution & m-health App | Remote monitoring

Rescape

UK

Software + Hardware | VR solution for therapy & training

TrainPain

Israël

Haptic mobile video games | Neuropathic pain

IBD Relief

United Kingdom

m-health App | Patient companion

IPDx

Germany/Estonia

Diagnostics | Decoding antibody signatures

OptiChroniX

Switzerland/US

m-health App | Patient & Caregiver companion

Myov

France

m-health App | Fertility

Magnes

Switzerland

Medical device | Gait analysis

SumMed

Switzerland

Open source platform | Patient literacy

InnoSpina

Switzerland

Medical device | Spine surgery

Exigo

Romania

m-health App | Rehab

InLight

Colombia

Medical device | Remote care for wounds

Lab7

Romania

Health & Wellness | Smart pillow

microscopIA

Colombia

Diagnostics | Automated microscope

Haako

Switzerland

m-health App | Asthma patients

Nutrix

Switzerland/Poland/Chile

Medical device | Non-Invasive Glucose Monitoring

Rekonas

Switzerland

Medical device | Automated EEG analysis

Zoundream

Switzerland

Software | Consumer

The Virtual Doctors

Zambia/UK

Telehealth platform

Wello

Romania

Lorem ipsum delor

Aurteen

Canada/Switzerland

Diagnostics | Retinopathy

Advanciance

Switzerland

Software | Applied psychology

Noul

South Korea

Diagnostics | Decentralized Hematology Lab

Testimonials

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Talk to our expert

Cécile Tardy

Manager DayOne Digital Health Accelerator | Healthcare Innovation

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