Disrupt the Asia-Pacific Health Market with Fosun

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Disrupt the Asia-Pacific health market with Fosun

Fosun International and Get in the Ring are looking for startups with innovative approaches and solutions in the health sector, that significantly increase the families’ quality of life and well-being. Are you ready to validate and grow your solution with Fosun, and pave the way for innovation in the Asia-pacific health market?

About this Challenge
Fosun is the biggest privately held corporate group in China, which evolved from an entrepreneurial start-up into a leading investment group with a global foothold. Through technology and innovation, its mission is to create ecosystems in health, happiness and wealth, providing high-quality products and services for families around the world.
Their pharmaceuticals and healthcare segment is involved in the research and development, manufacturing, and sale & trading of pharmaceutical and healthcare products worldwide. Its portfolio includes subsidiaries such as Fosun Pharma, Sinopharm, Fosun United health insurance, hospital chain Luz Saude, and pharmaceutical company Gland Pharma.

The Challenge

Fosun is looking for innovative solutions in the health sector, that prevent and treat diseases and increase quality of life and well-being. Its subsidiaries are in search of technology driven startups, which use for example artificial intelligence, virtual reality, machine learning, 3d printing & nanotechnology, or Big Data & analytics. Fields of interest include:

Pharmaceutical manufacturing
Innovate the way how drugs are manufactured, including research, development, testing, and production;

Pharmaceutical distribution & retail 
Use new technologies to distribute and market pharmaceutics. An example can be a new technology that improves health care at a distance;

Healthcare services Innovate the way healthcare services are offered
For example, innovations which can benefit the elderly in the growing senior care segment;

Diagnosis products & medical devices 
Offer new products and devices which help prevent and treat diseases. For example, a novel product which helps diagnose chronic diseases in one of the Fosun hospital chains Do you want to get a foothold in the APAC region?

Do you have a solution that is ready to be tested? And are you ready to pitch your company to the most relevant Fosun subsidiaries & investors?

What's in it for you

The most promising startups are invited to join the multiple day matchmaking event in Shanghai, and get access to the impressive Fosun network of subsidiaries and investors. Be ready to:

  • Spend 2 full days of one-on-one sessions with decision makers & experts

  • Take part in the field visits to multiple Fosun subsidiaries

  • Explore business opportunities and get industry insights in the Asia-Pacific health market.

  • Pitch your solution for some of the largest global investors

  • Get the chance to roll out a pilot with one of the Fosun subsidiaries

Requirements Startups
You should
  •  Have a working prototype or demonstrator 
  •  Be able to launch a finished product or service within the next year
  • Expected availability to be present in Shanghai during pilot phase

  • Timeline

    March 25th, 2018
    Deadline applications
    March 30th, 2018
    Announcement selected startups
    April 16th - 17th, 20182 day matchmaking event in Shanghai
    May - July, 2018
    Pilot program and guidance



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