Companies from first MIRAHI call

MIRAHI - Making Innovation a Reality – African Health Initiative



We are thrilled to present you with the inaugural cohort of the MIRAHI start-up acceleration program. The 5 innovative solutions selected are dedicated to scaling up an effective distribution of vaccines and medicine in Sub-Saharan Africa.


Kaptrace (Kapsule) - Affordable, Accessible and Authentic medicines for everyone by improving supply chain integrity, efficiency and economics. | https://www.linkedin.com/company/kapsule/


HelpMum - Increasing immunization rates and reducing vaccine-preventable childhood diseases and deaths by addressing Information and communication gaps between mothers and birth attendants in remote and underserved communities | https://www.linkedin.com/company/helpmum-nigeria/


GRICD - Ensuring medical products integrity to and from the last mile while providing real-time visibility into the storage conditions and location of items. | https://www.linkedin.com/company/gricd/


Nexleaf - Partnering with countries to ensure they have the data they need to build lasting solutions that improve the health of people, including building smarter, stronger and more resilient vaccine delivery systems.| https://www.linkedin.com/company/nexleaf-analytics/


The Big 3 - Increasing equity, efficiency and effectiveness of vaccine distribution in Tanzania by integrating three state-of-the-art technologies to leave no one unvaccinated. | https://tz.linkedin.com/company/ifakara-health-institute


Over the next few months, the University of Basel Innovation office and its partners will support these entrepreneurs in the process of validating and/or scaling up their solution through building skills, facilitating the interaction with relevant stakeholders (governments, academic partners, international organizations as well as the private sector, civil society organizations, incubators etc.) and connecting them to relevant funding opportunities.


We are looking forward to helping each of these projects contributing to making innovation a reality in the African health ecosystem.


This initiative is supported by the Swiss Government: State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI

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