Novartis Biome

The Biome team at the 2020 JP Morgan Healthcare Conference

Welcome to the Novartis Biome

The Novartis Biome is a global network of innovation hubs aimed at strengthening the connection and interaction between Novartis and partners from across the digital ecosystem, from nimble startups and academia to the biggest players in the industry.

Collaboration with Hemex Health accelerates launch of sickle cell diagnostic

One of the first companies to partner with the Novartis Biome back in 2018, Hemex Health launches new point of care diagnostic into Ghana.

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"Developing a diagnostic for sickle cell disease, with the potential to save millions of lives is testimony to the disruptive digital spirit of the Novartis Biome"
Robin Roberts Co-Founder and COO. Novartis Biome

Launched with the opening of our global hub in the digital heartland of San Francisco in October 2018, the network is scaling globally to locations with established digital ecosystems.

Novartis launches Biome India

Novartis announces the launch of the Novartis Biome India, a digital innovation hub aimed at boosting the connection and interaction between Novartis and partners across the digital ecosystem.

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Novartis launches Biome UK

Biome is expanding to the UK. The announcement was made at the opening event for the new Novartis UK headquarters in White City, London

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Introducing the Novartis Biome

The Novartis Biome enables Novartis teams to discover, develop and drive meaningful digital collaborations at scale that transform innovation initiatives into impactful solutions.

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“The Biome’s suite of end-to-end services will ensure we deliver on our commitment to both our internal teams and our collaboration partners.”
Bertrand Bodson, Chief Digital Officer Novartis

Our Inaugural HealthX Challenge Winners at TechCrunch Disrupt SF

From over 30 entries, five finalists were selected and pitched their digital solutions focusing on solving challenges around heart failure. An esteemed panel of judges selected the winners in two categories: Established Startup (Veta Health) and Virtual Hackathon (Wavy). 

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