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Almirall takes a leap into dermatology digital health innovation
%5Bvc_row+equal_height%3D%22yes%22%5D%5Bvc_column%5D%5Bvc_single_image+image%3D%225033%22+img_size%3D%22full%22+alignment%3D%22center%22%5D%5Bultimate_spacer+height%3D%2230%22+height_on_tabs%3D%2215%22+height_on_tabs_portrait%3D%2215%22+height_on_mob_landscape%3D%2215%22+height_on_mob%3D%2215%22%5D%5B%2Fvc_column%5D%5B%2Fvc_row%5D%5Bvc_row+css%3D%22.vc_custom_1561037856751%7Bpadding-top%3A+20px+%21important%3Bpadding-bottom%3A+20px+%21important%3B%7D%22%5D%5Bvc_column%5D%5Bvc_column_text+el_class%3D%22post-text%22%5D%3Cem%3EThe+company+is+launching+a+call+for+innovation+for+early-stage+start-ups+focused+on+developing+digital+health+services+and+solutions+to+tackle+some+of+the+present+and+future+dermatological+challenges%3C%2Fem%3E%0D%0A%0D%0A%3Cem%3EThe+call+was+launched+at+the+first+Barcelona+Health+Hub+Summit%2C+a+gathering+to+foster+the+relationships+among+big+companies%2C+start-ups+and+investors+with+an+eye+on+digital+health%3C%2Fem%3E%0D%0A%0D%0A%3Cem%3EStart-ups+can+apply+at+almiralldigitalgarden.com+starting+today.+Almirall+will+make+a+shortlist+of+10+that+will+pitch+their+projects+the+14th+of+November+at+Frontiers+Health%2C+a+global+event+on+health+innovation%3C%2Fem%3E%0D%0A%0D%0A%3Cem%3EThe+five+selected+projects+will+be+invited+to+a+nine-month+acceleration+program+at+the+Barcelona+Health+Hub+headquarters+and+up+to+a+%E2%82%AC50k+grant%2C+as+well+as+expert+mentorship+from+Almirall%3C%2Fem%3E%0D%0A%0D%0A%3Ca+href%3D%22http%3A%2F%2Fwww.almirall.com%22%3E%3Cstrong%3EAlmirall%2C+S.A.+%28ALM%29%3C%2Fstrong%3E%3C%2Fa%3E+has+launched+its+%3Cstrong%3Efirst+call+for+innovation+to+%3C%2Fstrong%3E%3Cstrong%3Estart-ups%3C%2Fstrong%3E%3Cstrong%3E+focused+on+dermatology+digital+health%3C%2Fstrong%3E.+This+initiative+is+the+first+step+in+the+creation+of+an+accelerator+programme+called+the+%3Cem%3EDigital+Garden%2C+powered+by+Almirall%3C%2Fem%3E+and+strengthens+the+company%E2%80%99s+commitment+to+digital+innovation+based+on+developing+services+and+solutions+to+tackle+some+of+the+present+and+future+dermatological+challenges.+The+call+has+been+presented+during+the+%3Cstrong%3Efirst+Barcelona+Health+Hub+%28BHH%29+Summit%3C%2Fstrong%3E%2C+sponsored+by+Almirall%2C+which+has+taken+place+at+BHH%E2%80%99s+headquarters%2C+located+in+Barcelona%2C+Spain.%0D%0A%0D%0A%3Cstrong%3E%3Cem%3EThe+Digital+Garden+%3C%2Fem%3E%3C%2Fstrong%3E%3Cstrong%3Ewill+begin+its+journey+supporting+up+to+five+start-ups+chosen+after+a+selection+process+that+will+end+on+November+14%3Csup%3Eth%3C%2Fsup%3E+at+Almirall%E2%80%99s+event+in+Berlin+at+Frontiers+Health+2019%3C%2Fstrong%3E%2C+a+leading+global+event+on+digital+health+innovation+of+which+Almirall+is+a+sponsor.%0D%0A%0D%0A%3Cstrong%3EFrancesca+Wuttke%2C+Chief+Digital+Officer+of+Almirall%3C%2Fstrong%3E%2C+explained+the+importance+of+this+project+%3Cem%3E%E2%80%9CI+am+so+pleased+and+excited+to+announce+the+launch+of+the+Digital+Garden+powered+by+Almirall%2C+and+to+do+so+at+the+BHH+Summit.+In+fact%2C+the+five+start-ups+selected+during+Frontiers+of+Health+will+have+access+to+a+nine-month+acceleration+program+based+in+the+BHH+headquarters%2C+among+other+important+benefits%E2%80%9D.%3C%2Fem%3E%0D%0A%0D%0A%3Cem%3E%C2%A0%3C%2Fem%3E%3Cstrong%3EDigital+Garden%E2%80%99s+selection+process%3C%2Fstrong%3E%0D%0A%0D%0A%3Cstrong%3EInterested+start-ups+can+apply+at+%3C%2Fstrong%3E%3Ca+href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Falmiralldigitalgarden.com%3Futm_medium%3Dweb%26amp%3Butm_source%3Dfrontiers%26amp%3Butm_campaign%3Dpressrelease%22+target%3D%22_blank%22+rel%3D%22noopener+noreferrer%22%3E%3Cstrong%3Ealmiralldigitalgarden.com%3C%2Fstrong%3E%3C%2Fa%3E%2C+where+they+will+also+find+the+program%E2%80%99s+inclusion+criteria+and+offerings.+Following+a+review+of+the+applicants%2C+Almirall+will+make+a+shortlist+of+10+companies+that+will+be+invited+to+Frontiers+Health+2019+to+pitch+their+business+models+at+an+Almirall+sponsored+event+that+will+take+place+on+Thursday+14%3Csup%3Eth%3C%2Fsup%3E+of+November.+%3Cstrong%3EThe+five+winning+project+teams+will+begin+a+nine-month+acceleration+program+in+January+at+the+BHH+headquarters%2C+with+the+goal+of+graduating+them+into+venture+capital+funding.%C2%A0+%3C%2Fstrong%3EThe+program+will+include+introductions+to+investors+as+well+as+an+investor+day.%0D%0A%0D%0AIn+addition+to+the+acceleration+program%2C+the+five+chosen+start-ups+will+receive+a+number+of+key+incentives%2C+including+up+to+a+%E2%82%AC50K+grant+that+is+determined+based+on+a+bespoke+gap+analysis+of+the+start-up+and+achievement+of+certain+milestones.+In+addition%2C+they+will+receive+mentoring+from+top+pharma+industry+experts+from+all+specialties+and+program+stages%3B+%3Cstrong%3Eand+will+have+the+opportunity+to+leverage+leading+hospitals+in+Barcelona+as+a+test+bed+for+digital+pilots%2C+with+potential+access+to+HCPs+and+patients%3B+the+potential+to+collaborate+on+actual+Almirall+projects%3B+and+have+access+to+Almirall%E2%80%99s+communication+and+PR+networks+to+promote+their+projects%2C+among+others.+%3C%2Fstrong%3E%0D%0A%0D%0A%3Cstrong%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