For the Transfer of biological components challenge : Mekonos
For the Online antigen quantification: Litprot
GSK is a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare. Our mission is to help people do more, feel better, live longer.
GSK employs more than 100.000 people worldwide and around 17.000 in its Vaccines division.
The event will combine different initiatives such as the Hack Days (Hackathon), the Rocket Challenge (Makeathon), a Demo Corner, keynote speakers and more…
In this context, GSK is looking for collaborators from the Digital and Deep Tech space to propose innovative solutions to be implemented within the company.
During the final race, participants who will be selected will have access to Technology Experts from key companies, who will bring Know How and Technology tools to support you in turning your idea into the best solution possible.
Ready to embark on the adventure?
100% of your background IP is yours.
Six challenges have been selected.
A team of GSK Mentors is going to be available for the process of design thinking.
Dare to revolutionize the Vaccine's development approach by leveraging any of the following technologies?
Disrupt the (pre)clinical approach by limiting the use of living models
Vaccination Whenever Wherever
Secure vaccination on demand even in the most remote region of the world
SOP Training process
Disrupt the vaccines SOP training process keeping operations compliant when developing, producing & manufacturing vaccines in a regulated SOPs environment
Online Antigen quantification
How to quantify an antigen online from start till end of the process?
How would you design a process, stand on a ‘lab on chip’, that could allow the production of a personalized vaccine and vaccination of the patient in only 2 hours?
Transfer of biological components
How could we reach 100% transfer of a variety of different biological components such as nucleic acids, peptides, polypeptides, proteins, from low to high molecular weight, into the cytoplasm or nucleus of human cells?
If you are a startup or a Small or Medium-sized Enterprise evolving in the Digital or the Deep Tech Technology space, take part in the race and make sure you apply by 8 February 2019 at noon.
Research Collaboration Agreement
Networking & long-term opportunities
Get noticed by key stakeholders and give your startup visibility.
A special area will be dedicated for the networking and business opportunities so that
you can easily meet our special guests attending and explore potential collaborations.
Get the opportunity to get 1 on 1 meetings during the Final Race!
Learning opportunity – Get constant feedback
Prove your ability to innovate, demonstrate your specific skills and show your product or solution to the GSK Mentors and Tech Experts who will give feedback, make suggestions and help you to develop your best solution.
Get immerse in a problem-solving environment and get all the benefits from this learning-by-doing approach while reinforcing the team building spirit.
Hack Days stories
Testimonials from Hack Days 2018 participants
While developing your solution, make sure you consider the following selection criteria:
/ Value to GSK / Scalability
/ Degree of disruption / Customer experience
Get selected and participate to the Vaccines’ Innovation Summit.
The summit will combine different initiatives including a conference addressing the following topics :
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