17. March 2023 09:30 - 17. March 2023 15:00 | Digital


Europe’s No1 event to match startups and pharmaceutical corporates

The focus of this issue of the 5-HT X-linker is on "HEALTHTECH FOR PHARMA". Here, too, we want to drive innovation and strengthen exchange in the development of digital solutions for pharmaceutical companies. To this end, selected startups will be x-linked with renowned companies from the pharmaceutical industry and our strong community. Applications from startups from all around the globe are welcome.

Prior to the day of the event, the startups will receive professional pitch training so that they are well prepared for their presentation. Here they will pitch in front of our community and can look forward to an exclusive speed dating with relevant players.

Confirmed Corporate Speed Daters

(in alphabetical order)

Startups within the healthtech area, focusing on solutions for the pharmaceutical industry were invited to apply.

Focus areas are:

  • Digital Therapy companion

  • Early Diagnostic of rare diseases and Alzheimer

  • Personalized Medicine: Digital Twin, Biomarker Development

  • Possible fields to address: Oncology, metabolic diseases, mental disorders

What’s in for startups?

Training, preparation, pitching in front of our global community and exclusive intro & speed dating with innovators of industrial giants.

Whether you are early-stage or already an established startup - applications from startups from all around the globe are welcome. On the final day you’ll have the opportunity to establish contacts and explore cooperation opportunities.

Application phase starts December 12, 2022

Deadline for your startup application is: February 10, 2023

Selected Startups

(in alphabetical order)


The program

  • Participants
    The program is designed specifically for healthtech startups, focusing on solutions for the pharma industry who are looking for an individual intro to pharmaceutical corporates. Applications from startups from all around the globe are welcome.

  • Preparation for startups only
    February 16 - March 2, 2023: Individual Pitch Coaching (1 hour per startup)

    March 7, 2023: Introcall for selected startups + 4min. Startup Pitch (1 hour)

    March 14, 2023: Masterclass Speeddating & Dry-Run (1 hour)

    March 17, 2023: Final day

  • Date for all participants
    March 17, 2023: Final day (2 hours for guests, 6 hours for Corporate Speed Daters & startups)

  • Event Location

  • Language
    The event will be held in English.

  • Our offer
    Partcipation in the event is free of charge.

  • Startup advantage
    You meet with leading pharmaceutical industry corporates in individual speed dating sessions, pitch your startup in front of our large community and receive individual pitch training to boost your startup's development.

  • Application for startups
    The application phase starts from December 12, 2012. Please fill out the application form with all required information. Application deadline for startups is February 10, 2023. After reviewing your application, you will receive feedback about your participation.

The agenda for the final day March 17, 2023

Friday, Mar 17, 2023(Livestream of the public part)

09:15am Start of the Livestream & Countdown

09:30am Welcome and Opening

09:40am Keynote by Sascha Lentfoehr, Patient Healthcare & Experience Lead, Pfizer Healthcare Hub: Health digital - how startups and pharma companies are collaborating to create value for patients

09:55am Startup Pitches with Q&A

11:30am End of the public part and break

11:45am Corporate Speed Dating

14:50pm Closing & Farewell

Pharmaceutical corporates interested in participating in Corporate Speed Dating are welcome to apply by emailing kontakt@5-ht.com.

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