At Clalit Innovation, we prioritize creating internal and external cross-Silos, patient centric teams to solve internal or global needs
The future of healthcare depends on real-life innovative solutions. The Clalit Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program “ETGAR” is an initiative dedicated to the development of innovations and disruptive technologies addressing the current challenges of Clalit’s healthcare providers and patients.
The Launchpad program is a unique and first-of-its kind entrepreneurship program, with the goal of designing and developing digital solutions that will improve Health Care Professionals (HCP) and Patients lives at Clalit and HMO’s worldwide.
Each year, the program aims to develop a joint partnership between Clalit Health Services and a global medical and / or pharma giant, in the goal of bringing together internal entrepreneurs from both organizations with their own specialties and strengths (Clinical, Business, professional etc.), in order to create innovative marketable solutions to real world challenges. The focus of the global health challenges the teams will work on is decided each year according to internal data and worldwide trends.
Throughout the program, the joint teams:
Develop an innovative solution with a proven business potential (with a focus on EU market)
Address validated Clinical & Business Challenges
Experience the whole Innovation lifecycle – from defining market needs to a working MVP
Collaborate with patients and multidisciplinary internal & external Mentors and Experts
Throughout the program, the teams will be accompanied by industry experts and leading mentors from various fields such as VCs, legal advisors, big data specialists and product development professionals.
The teams will meet the various mentors on a regular basis and will be supported with professional advice and guidance whenever issues or challenges arise throughout their venture development process.
The winning team will gain the opportunity to present their pitch in front of an exclusive panel of VCs. Chosen projects will win a budget to fund a POC project.