Wayra & Novartis Health Call

We scale start-ups. We are now looking for our next cohort of remarkable start-ups to join our new programme called The Health Hub, built together with our partner Novartis, one of the leading pharma companies in the world. Our focus is on how Health Tech can be used to drastically innovate long-term disease management.

Gain access to Telefonica and Novartis global ecosystems,

getting support on how to understand and work with the NHS. We are looking for the next category winner using digital and technological solutions to deliver a disruptive long-term disease management interventions.

What are the offerings from Novartis

1. Access to the Novartis network :

  • A customised induction day tailored to the start-up’s growth needs at Novartis.
  • Access to coaching and 1.1 engagements with Novartis subject matter experts from functions such as marketing, commercial, market access strategy, health economics and medical affairs.
  • Access to a single-point of contact to provide support and guidance via a Strategic Partnership Lead

2. Support with NHS engagement:

  • Understanding and navigating the NHS, to enhance knowledge and insights into the NHS.
  • Accessing innovation masterclasses and associated programmes via the AHSN’s to enhance growth opportunities.
  • Identifying senior NHS leaders as mentors and for 1.1 engagements for practical advice and guidance.

The solution you have should aim at:

  • Improving patient outcomes, experience and quality of care compared with traditional models.
  • Reducing the need for any tax funded health and/or social care service.
  • Enabling patients to self-care and manage their own health conditions remotely outside of traditional healthcare.
  • Being interoperable with all system level health and social care electronic patient records and other required databases.
  • Being able to support the prevention/onset of long-term health conditions in the general population and contribute to population health management at a health system level.

What we offer

World-class mentor board from Telefonica, Novartis and NHS

Telefónica business development support

Support in raising funds

Office space in Piccadilly Circus

Coaches that adapt to your needs

Cash investment

Access to the Wayra community of alumni, investors and corporate partners

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Areas of Interest

What are we looking for:

Amazing, disruptive tech
Telefonica and Novartis fit
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