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Where Digital innovation in healthcare takes off

The Launchpad program is a unique and
first-of-its-kind venture building program, open to Clalit's employees, with the goal of designing and developing digital solutions that will improve Health Care Professionals (HCP) and Patients' lives at Clalit and healthcare organizations worldwide.


The program is a joint partnership between Clalit Health Services and Novartis, and aims at bringing together internal entrepreneurs from both organizations, each with its own specialties and strengths (Clinical, Business, professional etc.), in order to create innovative marketable solutions to real world challenges. This year, 5 teams will be accepted to the program (each team will include 3 Clalit team members).

Healthcare impact

Throughout the program, the teams will:

Our Business Mentors

Q&A Webinar

2022 Challenges

Cardiovascular diseases challenge

  1. How can  we provide the right treatment at the right time and ensure adherence to treatment?
    (This challenge includes issues such as engagement with high risk patients or a-symptomatic patients, patient identification and more).

  2. How can  we offer early preventive treatment through integrated care management for at risk patients, in order to reduce hospitalization, healthcare resource utilization and economic burden (how do we engage the general physician in a better way- both in diagnosis as well as in the follow-up on treatment and the communication with cardiologists).

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Moshe Cohen-Gil,

Head of Amdocs Innovation Labs

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Ravit Warsha Dor

Health Tech Expert

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Neta-Li Meiri,

Chief of Global Tech Innovation, Strauss

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Mati Gill

CEO of AION Labs

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Giora Sharf,


Halil Ha'or

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CEO, Managing Partner
Shoni Health Ventures

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Talor Sax

CEO of eHealth Ventures


Guy Tavori
Halil Ha Or- Board Chair

The ideal LaunchPAD teams

Teams of 3 entrepreneurs with the ambition to develop innovative solutions leading to tangible business impact and value for patients and HCPs alike. Each team will be accompanied by a team from Novartis.

Eager to develop innovative solutions – from need definition to venture development.

Driven to contribute and address the chosen themed challenges of this year.

Ready to dedicate an average of 5h per week of their time, to the program, over a 7-month period.

Interested in collaborating with diverse and global innovation teams.

Diverse (professionally, by gender and more). Diversity of the team will be considered a clear advantage.

Why should I join?

Participants will gain the opportunity to:
  • Collaborate and work together with unique team of mentors and experts.

  • Experience the transformation of an idea into a working Minimum Viable Product (MVP).

  • Learn, experience and gain practical knowledge in areas such as  Business Models, Value Proposition Management, and Innovation management.

  • Develop an innovative solution that could impact the lives of HCPs and Patients at Clalit and health organizations around the world.

  • Get access to patients and health organizations in Europe and worldwide.

  • Develop a working MVP with a technological vendor.

  • 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.

    There are a wide variety of opportunities to leverage clinical data to improve patient outcomes within the healthcare ecosystem. Clalit Innovation invites you to gain data access through our DataPass platform. Here you can enjoy 3 main types of collaborations: ​ Data Access Data access to all the various types of data such as electronic health records, imaging clinical trial results, and more to utilize for the purpose of developing models or validating them. Data and Joint Research Data access together with the support from our top end expert clinicians in various fields. Here in addition to the data access we can share, we also add our expertise, testing and analysis. ( epidemiological insights) Full Data Research The Clalit Research Institute is globally recognized powerhouse of data-driven research and AI-driven solution development that are then implemented at scale for the benefit of Clalit members. A dedicated research team from the Clalit Research Institute will conduct research for pharmaceutical companies with our data, analyze the result and prepare publication. With our vast and unique data we are sure of our ability to provide you with your needs to drive change and find innovative solutions that can potentially change patients and physicians lives.
    At Clalit Innovation, we're passionate about working together with researchers and innovators to bring groundbreaking products and ideas to life. If you're currently in the development phase and seeking expert guidance and support, we’re here to help. ​ CO- DEVELOPMENT, DESIGN PARTNER and any COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION Clalit network delivers healthcare in a variety of settings, including general hospitals, specialty hospitals, and community and settings, and has a deep understanding of the patient journey and clinical workflows. We can guide you to identify the right co-design partner and the perfect fit leveraging our healthcare expertise and your unique vision to create something truly exceptional that has the potential to save lives. ​ What we focus on: Patient and physician facing applications and platforms Data driven medical products and apps Identify and develop additional use cases for existing medical products and platforms
    CLINICAL VALIDATION ​ We are dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and companies develop and refine their products to meet the needs of the healthcare industry and improve patients' lives. As the leading HMO in Israel, our network and bandwidth is one of the greatest in Israel including 14 hospitals, more than 1500 community clinics and more. If you have a product that you would like to test and improve, we can help you validate it quickly and bring your product faster to market with our wide network of professionals around all disciplines. We understand the importance of quality testing and are dedicated to ensuring that your product meets the highest standards. What we focus on : Proof of concept studies Clinical trials- towards regulatory approval Clinical validation Pilot studies Usability studies
    We are passionate about fostering collaborations in health and transforming the way patients navigate their healthcare journeys. We believe that personalized medicine and predictive care are the future of healthcare, and we are committed to driving innovation in this space. To achieve this, we regularly create internal and external innovation challenges that we co-create with leading pharma brands and other Medtech companies from around the world. These challenges serve as a platform for ideation, experimentation, and collaboration, and have led to groundbreaking advancements in healthcare. Two examples are our Etgar and Roma Programs Etgar Roma We invite you to be a part of this community of innovators and to explore together how we can create new challenges to shape the future of healthcare.



Registration is open through June 30.

In order to register, each team member first needs to fill the individual application form.

After all 3 application forms are filled, the team must register via the online registration form here, and upload all 3 application forms in the dedicated place.


upon registration, relevant teams will be invited to an interview in order to further get to know them.

Interviews will take place on June 7th and June 9th

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