AIXPERT Healthcare

Helping Canada Build a Stronger Intelligent Health Supply Chain

Program description

AIXPERT – Healthcare is an “Accelerator” support program for technology companies (AI, logistics, IT, 4.0) that are active in Canada’s health supply chains, and/or who can drive disruptive innovations therein.

It is a flexible program, addressing the innovation, commercialization, legal and data management challenges, and adapting to each start-ups/SMEs’ degree of maturity. The program will build on the different MEDTEQ+ initiatives and programs (AIM, Beachhead, Invest) and go further to support digital technology-based ventures in their specific challenges to enter successfully the healthcare supply chain. The services to ventures are to be delivered through interactive coaching and working sessions with experts from MEDTEQ+ and external specialists.

  • Average duration of the program: 4 to 6 months
  • Free access to MEDTEQ + experts and their BeachHead ™ network (8 Canadian hospitals)
  • Bank of hours for external consultants by selected company. The consultants who will take part in the program have decades of experience and have supported more than 300 technology companies specialized in life sciences, logistics and related sectors.

Program Ojectives

  • Provide businesses with access to complementary experts in healthcare sourcing, digital / AI / IT, cybersecurity, regulation, supply chain, etc.
  • Facilitate their access, through relevant discussion with interested members of the BeachHead ™ Network, to data on hospital / clinic operations, patient records or medical discoveries, etc.
  • Facilitate their access to recent data on new regulatory standards and reimbursement regimes by insurance programs, which would facilitate the adoption of their solutions.
  • Catalyze the maturation efforts (scale up) of the SME: strategic and commercial planning, issues related to the implementation of digital solutions (data, processes, awareness), R&D strategy, etc.

Qualification criteria

  • SME based in Canada and / or operating mainly in Canada
  • Less than 500 employees or less than 2 years
  • TRL stage of 3-4 (minimum)
  • Direct (or indirect as appropriate) impact on health supply chains. This impact must be well justified and quantified in the qualification process.
  • Has ongoing projects or a strong intention to start initiatives regarding the use of AI in its products / services / solutions

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