Aug 27, 2018 Julia Ehrnrooth
Slush Singapore teams up with Philips to take pitching to a whole new level. Say goodbye to traditional pitch contests, this year, startups will be pitching for the deal of a lifetime. We are seeking out-of-the-box solutions and innovative technologies to help address some of the global healthcare challenges that Philips is working on solving. The Top Startup will win an opportunity to work with Philips, facilitated by The Bakery, and receive support from Philips’ experts, resources, and network.
Philips is seeking innovative solutions in 2 problem areas within the healthcare industry – analysis and prevention of non-contagious diseases and improving outcomes in hospitals. Many were called but few were chosen, only the best 22 were shortlisted to undergo a 3 week incubation period with Philips, facilitated by The Bakery. These startups will be put through a gruelling program designed by The Bakery to fine-tune their pitch and develop their solutions in the lead up to Slush Singapore 2018 for the Semi-Final and Final rounds of pitching onstage.
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. Philips generated 2017 sales of EUR 17.8 billion and employs approximately 75,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. News about Philips can be found at www.philips.com/newscenter.
At Philips, we look beyond technology to the experiences of patients, providers and caregivers across the health continuum, from healthy living to prevention, diagnosis, treatment and home care. We unlock insights leading to meaningful innovations from hospital to home. Our integrated solutions – packaged suites of systems, smart devices, software and services – combine broad and deep clinical expertise, technology and services, actionable data, consultative new business models and partnerships. Together, with our customers, we can transform how care is delivered and experienced.
The Bakery unlock the power of corporates to start and scale amazing new ventures. Our unique innovation programmes enable corporates to innovate at speed. Powered by entrepreneurs and startups, we uncover new opportunities and solve the world’s biggest challenges. We bring the best of corporates and entrepreneurs to form new partnerships and develop better ways of working that make innovation happen. Fast.
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