Solving real world problems together!

Launch your solution together with MSD

This is a call to all Digital Health companies to become one of the three winners that will get up to $20,000 each to roll-out their solution with MSD support.


Local MSD teams have identified 7 health challenges that need your help. To participate first pick a challenge and show that your solution is the best idea to become a finalist. As a finalist, you will have the opportunity to improve your proposal in collaboration with the local MSD team that proposed the challenge.


Then, you will pitch together with the local MSD team in a Final event competing against the other challenges. Senior MSD executives will only award the 3 challenges that show the most outstanding value. 


Winners, who can be from anywhere in the world, will launch the solution in the piloting country. Successful outcomes will be shared within MSD at global level. 


And the winners are...


Specialized in developing technological platforms for medical research projects to ensure our client meets anticipated goals while backing up our services with excellent technical support for the entire life of the project. 

GAP pro is a search engine for diseases. Physicians and patients enter symptoms, and receive a list of matching causes - sorted by probability.


Grupo Pulso is a 38 years old multinational SME specialized in the innovative management of clinical knowledge. They develop projects to support the digital transformation of health professionals and institutions. 

Meet the other finalists of 2017

FocalCXM is Product Development Services firm passionate about CRM/CX processes.  They focus extensively in Healthcare, Life Sciences and Hospitality industries.

Mazboot is a creative technology startup provides a Software-as-a-Service application and accompanying mobile app for diabetes patients and their healthcare providers in MENA region.

Viseven Group supplies clients with full cycle, enterprise services developing cutting-edge solutions to create, map and analyze the customer journey: from customer facing content, AR/VR reality to powerful backend systems. 

Using data science, interactive learning tools, self-paced system and social networking, dooloo is a structured and multidisciplinary support and follow-up program dedicated to chronic pain for a multi-level patient-centered activation and empowerment framework.

Process & Calendar

Be the best proposal
in your challenge


Improve your proposal in collaboration with local MSD team


Co-pitch your solution

at the Final to become one of the three winners


Launch the solution
with MSD support

Application ends 31 October

Submit your solution or solutions, in case you apply for more than one challenge. Applications will be reviewed and one finalist per challenge will be selected.


The 7 finalists will be announced on November

Finalists will be then put in contact with the corresponding local MSD team to jointly work on an improved version of the initial solution. After co-creation, they will pitch together at the Final event.


The Final event: January 2018

The 7 finalist teams will pitch in front of an expert MSD jury that will select the 3 winners. Attending physically the Final is compulsory, and each finalist will receive €500 to cover travel expenses.



Each winner will get up to $20,000 to roll-out the joint solution in the local market in the following 12 months.

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