What

Innovation is collaborative process, and we welcome contact from all around the world - entrepreneurs, innovators, startups, researchers and individuals with valuable ideas who are inventing new products, solutions, exploring new fields for the consumer and improving people’s lives. 

Where

Global

Who
  • Innovators and entrepreneurs with valuable ideas/projects/products or services
  • Startups of any type (chemical, digital, online, offline) or established companies
  • Academic researchers and scientists
  • Developers of medical devices or smart medical devices
What do we offer

Depending on the project, we offer a range of collaborations:

  • Joint research and partnering opportunities at Bayer.
  • Licensing agreements.
  • Funding and expert support. 
  • Dedicated Bayer contact, an expert or a team to work with.

Bayer Consumer Health is constantly looking for innovative ideas and solutions to improve its established line of products for the benefit of end consumers.

Innovation is collaborative process, and we welcome contact from all around the world - entrepreneurs, innovators, startups, researchers and individuals with valuable ideas who are inventing new products, solutions, exploring new fields for the consumer and improving people’s lives. 

We are looking into several areas:

  • To improve existing products - new formulation, packaging, online service, medical devices etc.
  • New consumer health solutions - new products, services or apps

Areas of interest: 

  • Allergy, 
  • Cough & cold, 
  • Dermatology, 
  • Digestive health, 
  • Nutritionals, 
  • Pain & cardio.

  • Innovators and entrepreneurs with valuable ideas/projects/products or services
  • Startups of any type (chemical, digital, online, offline) or established companies
  • Academic researchers and scientists
  • Developers of medical devices or smart medical devices

Depending on the project, we offer a range of collaborations:

  • Joint research and partnering opportunities at Bayer.
  • Licensing agreements.
  • Funding and expert support. 
  • Dedicated Bayer contact, an expert or a team to work with.

How to apply?

Step 1

Prepare brief description of your proposal in the form of one-page word document or PowerPoint. 

Step 3

Wait for the reply; we will try to get in touch as soon as possible.

What
  • We are constantly searching for new technologies pertaining to our indications 
  • Cardiovascular (including kidney and lung diseases), 
  • Oncology, 
  • Gynecological therapies, 
  • Hematology that enable us to identify and develop new drugs:
    • Biologics, Cell Lines, Biomarkers, Biospecimen, Disease Genomics, Formulations.
Where

Global

Who
  • Universities
  • Other academic research institutes
  • Startup and biotech companies from all over the world with an interest in pharmaceutical R&D who can provide technologies or project ideas for joint development
What do we offer

Bayer provides expertise and technologies to help testing the respective hypothesis; this may lead to opportunities for further collaboration with Bayer.

You have a technology to offer and are looking for a partner to assess, use and progress it? As an innovation leader in life sciences, collaboration is key to us, and we aim to be your partner of choice. Submit your technology or project and we will jointly explore opportunities for collaboration in drug discovery.

 

  • We are constantly searching for new technologies pertaining to our indications 
  • Cardiovascular (including kidney and lung diseases), 
  • Oncology, 
  • Gynecological therapies, 
  • Hematology that enable us to identify and develop new drugs:
    • Biologics, Cell Lines, Biomarkers, Biospecimen, Disease Genomics, Formulations.

  • Universities
  • Other academic research institutes
  • Startup and biotech companies from all over the world with an interest in pharmaceutical R&D who can provide technologies or project ideas for joint development

Bayer provides expertise and technologies to help testing the respective hypothesis; this may lead to opportunities for further collaboration with Bayer.

How to apply?

Step 2

Select indication, type of technology and provide abstract

Step 3

Upload attachments (if applicable)

Step 4

You will receive a confirmation letter, that the proposal was received successfully

What

We are looking for novel approaches and enabling technologies that could lead to innovative traits in crops, fostering

  • yield enhancement
  • insect control
  • disease control
  • weed control
  • Enabling technologies, including gene editing
Who
  • Universities
  • Other academic research institutes
  • Startup and biotech companies
What do we offer
  • Research grants are for one year from €5,000 to €50,000 
  • Ownership of any intellectual property you develop 
  • A Bayer contact to help you with any questions 
  • Potential for further Bayer support for your research 

The Grants4Traits crowdsourcing initiative in agriculture offers financial and scientific support to develop your ideas for novel traits that help to achieve higher yield, quality and safety in crops.

We are looking for novel approaches and enabling technologies that could lead to innovative traits in crops, fostering

  • yield enhancement
  • insect control
  • disease control
  • weed control
  • Enabling technologies, including gene editing

  • Universities
  • Other academic research institutes
  • Startup and biotech companies

  • Research grants are for one year from €5,000 to €50,000 
  • Ownership of any intellectual property you develop 
  • A Bayer contact to help you with any questions 
  • Potential for further Bayer support for your research 

How to apply?

Step 1

Formulate your idea

Step 2

Visit the Grants4Traits portal https://grants4traits.bayer.com/

Step 3

Provide us with a brief non-confidential description of your proposal

Step 4

If requested, provide us with a detailed project workplan

What
  • Digital4Eyes Challenge: Build a mobile and versatile digital prototype that performs a 4-eyes-check which can be used in many different scenarios and be trained by any qualified employee.
Where

Global

Who
  • Universities 
  • Startups
  • Other academic research institutes
What do we offer
  • Six finalist teams have the chance to present their solution in the finalist competition. The top three receive an award of 40,000 €, 20,000 € and 15,000 € respectively. A further 10,000 € is awarded to each three remaining finalists.

The Grants4Tech initiative welcomes and provides grants for innovative tech solutions in production in the life-science industry.

  • Digital4Eyes Challenge: Build a mobile and versatile digital prototype that performs a 4-eyes-check which can be used in many different scenarios and be trained by any qualified employee.

  • Universities 
  • Startups
  • Other academic research institutes

  • Six finalist teams have the chance to present their solution in the finalist competition. The top three receive an award of 40,000 €, 20,000 € and 15,000 € respectively. A further 10,000 € is awarded to each three remaining finalists.

How to apply? 

Step 1

Submit your proposal on our webpage https://grants4tech.bayer.com

Step 2

Proposal review period: All eligible proposal entries will be judged and scored by a review panel. The six proposal entries ranked highest by the review panel will be invited to attend the finalist event. 

Step 3

Development phase: Selected finalists prepare for the competition and can ask for support from industry partners

Step 4

Finalist event and prize winners announcement on an industry fair (e.g. Cube TechFair)

What
  • Target validation and research in 
    • Oncology, 
    • Cardiology (including kidney and lung diseases), 
    • Gynecological therapies, 
    • Hematology.
Where

Global

Who
  • Universities
  • Other academic research institutes
  • Startup and biotech companies from all over the world with an interest in pharmaceutical R&D
What do we offer
  • Research grants for drug targets from €5,000 to €125,000, whereby intellectual property rights remain with the applicant. 
  • Our expertise and technologies to help testing the respective hypothesis.
  • A Bayer contact to help you with any questions; this may lead to opportunities for further collaboration with Bayer.

The Grants4Targets crowdsourcing initiative in health offers you financial support to validate your pharmaceutical target and help test your hypothesis.

  • Target validation and research in 
    • Oncology, 
    • Cardiology (including kidney and lung diseases), 
    • Gynecological therapies, 
    • Hematology.

  • Universities
  • Other academic research institutes
  • Startup and biotech companies from all over the world with an interest in pharmaceutical R&D

  • Research grants for drug targets from €5,000 to €125,000, whereby intellectual property rights remain with the applicant. 
  • Our expertise and technologies to help testing the respective hypothesis.
  • A Bayer contact to help you with any questions; this may lead to opportunities for further collaboration with Bayer.

How to apply?

Step 1

Please upload your application here, if applicable.

Step 2

You will receive a confirmation letter, that the proposal was received successfully

What
  • Bayer G4A engages with the brightest minds both inside and outside the organization, identifying emerging trends and needs at the intersection of humans and technology and transforms these into new product solutions and experiences for patients and consumers. We connect with startups, young companies & the global digital health ecosystem. We crystallize the trends we identify from consumers, patients, healthcare professionals and startups into clear business opportunities and relevance for Bayer. We create new business and investment opportunities through Human Centered Design.
  • The companies pre-selected will be invited to Berlin (travel costs are funded) for a one day matchmaking event where you would pitch your solution to experts from business, legal and IT and discuss possible project and collaboration options.
  • If there is a match: You close a deal with Bayer AG. There will also be opportunities to expand these collaboration projects after closing the deal!
Where

Global

Who

Digital Health Startups (Global) 

What do we offer
  • Commercial Partnerships
  • Funding
  • Workspace
  • Mentorship
  • Exclusive Networking
  • Access to Bayer Experts

The G4A Partnerships programs offer support to startups and companies that are developing innovative solutions in health and care.

  • Looking for partners in:
    • Cardiovascular
    • Dematology
    • Digital Theraputics
    • Global Health-Emerging Markets
    • Oncology
    • Ophthalmology
    • Pulmonology
    • Radiology
    • Women’s Health
  • Learn more about the challenge areas at https://www.g4a.health/partnerships

 

  • Bayer G4A works with extraordinary people to develop new health solutions in the digital world.We are a global team of intra and entrepreneurs enabling positive disruption to Change the Experience of Health.
  • The G4A Growth and Advance Tracks offer a gateway to partner with Bayer in the digital health space. Our partners benefit from our global presence and business acumen to grow their healthcare business startup ideas while we drive towards changing the experience of health through collaboration.
  • The companies pre-selected will be invited to Berlin (travel costs are funded) for a one day matchmaking event where you would pitch your solution to experts from business, legal and IT and discuss possible project and collaboration options. 
  • If there is a match: You close a deal with Bayer AG. There will also be opportunities to expand these collaboration projects after closing the deal!

  • Digital Health Startups (Global)

  • Commercial Partnerships
  • Funding
  • Workspace
  • Mentorship
  • Exclusive Networking
  • Access to Bayer Experts

How to apply?

Step 2

Check out our 2019 challenges

Step 3

Apply to the challenge areas that fit your startup company / solution. 

The Grants4Targets crowdsourcing initiative in agriculture offers financial and scientific support to develop your ideas for novel molecular targets in crop protection that help to achieve higher yield, quality and safety in crops

 

What

We are looking for novel approaches and enabling technologies that could lead to innovative targets in crop protection, for:

  •   Pest control
  •   Disease control
  •   Weed control
Where

Global

Who
  • Universities
  • Other academic research institutes
  • Startup and biotech companies from all over the world with an interest in crop protection R&D
What do we offer
  • Research grants for one year from €5,000 to €50,000
  • Applicants will retain ownership of any intellectual property they develop
  • A Bayer contact to help you with any questions
  • Potential for further Bayer support for your research

We are looking for novel approaches and enabling technologies that could lead to innovative targets in crop protection, for:

  •   Pest control
  •   Disease control
  •   Weed control
  •   Who is this for?
  •   Universities
  •   Other academic research institutes
  •   Startup and biotech companies from all over the world with an interest in crop protection R&D

  • Universities
  • Other academic research institutes
  • Startup and biotech companies from all over the world with an interest in crop protection R&D

  • Research grants for one year from €5,000 to €50,000
  • Applicants will retain ownership of any intellectual property they develop
  • A Bayer contact to help you with any questions
  • Potential for further Bayer support for your research

How to apply? 

Step 1

Formulate your idea

Step 2

Visit the Grants4Targets portal (coming soon)

Step 3

Provide us with a brief non-confidential description of your proposal

Step 4

If requested, provide us with a detailed project workplan