08 November 2021 | News
Eisai and Digital Garage jointly launch 'Onlab Bio Dementia'
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Eisai has launched the “Open Network Lab BioHealth Dementia Innovation Challenge (Onlab Bio Dementia)”, a collaborative cultivation program jointly implemented with Digital Garage (DG), both based in Japan, with the aim of contributing to solving issues related to dementia and starts recruiting startups for teams to participate in the program.
The program is designed to resolve various issues related to dementia with technology and science by promoting open innovation between startups and Eisai and DG, and to realize the Dementia Inclusive Society.
“Onlab Bio Dementia” calls for Japanese and global startups that wish to collaborate with Eisai and DG by utilizing their unique and outstanding technologies or services to solve issues related to dementia, such as brain health check and maintenance, disease awareness and testing, accurate diagnosis and confirming effectiveness of treatment (drug / non-drug), and providing care that contribute to the improvement of QOL (quality of life).
In this program, Eisai and DG will implement the “Open Innovation Program” aiming to create consortium, business alliance, and investment by multiplying the technologies and services of startups with the resources of Eisai and DG, considering collaboration, and conducting demonstration experiments, etc. In addition, the “Accelerator Program” will provide mentoring by experts in various field to accelerate the business growth of startups in the seed and early stages.