MIRAHI - Making Innovation a Reality – African Health Initiative
We are delighted to announce that 3 startups have been selected for the MIRAHI startup acceleration program from MIRAHI 2.0 call (https://research.swiss/mirahi-call-for-swiss-healthtech-startups/). Making Innovation a Reality Africa Health Initiative, (MIRAHI) supports the setting up of collaborations with local partners and, where appropriate, can provide a grant to support validation or scaling up.
Breathe: Developing a low-cost, high-quality emergency and transport ventilator for use in low-resource settings. | breathe-ventilator.ch
Risklick: Discovering the first data-driven AI solution for optimizing clinical trial protocols | www.risklick.ch
NanoFlex: Advancing medical robotic interventions for the treatment of ischemic stroke. | www.nanoflexrobotics.com
University of Basel Innovation Office and our partners will support these innovators to validate their solutions and get insights from real-world stakeholders. Sharing our network of public organizations, academic partners, and private sectors will lead to collaborations between Switzerland and African countries. We are honored to contribute to making innovation a reality in the African health ecosystem.
As part of the program, we are additionally supporting some startups to connect them with relevant partners in Africa and Switzerland. Get in contact if your organization would be interested in joining as a partner or if you would like to join the MIRAHI program.
This initiative is supported by the Swiss Government: SERI, Swiss Leading House Africa.