What is it?
A booster to transform breakthrough technologies and processes developed by best-in-class academic partners and start-ups into innovative solutions to accelerate our R&D portfolio.
In 2022, the initiatives iDEA Awards (North America) and iTECH Awards (Europe) came together under the same umbrella: the Sanofi iDEA-iTECH Awards.
Sanofi iDEA-iTECH Awards is a one-year program consisting of:
A seed funding of 120 000 euros.
A dedicated support of a Sanofi scientific expert.
A steppingstone to further collaboration.
Who are we looking for? European start-ups/biotechs and academics from our selected partner institutions developing cutting-edge technologies in the following areas:
Digital, data sciences and artificial intelligence
Drug optimization and biologics discovery research
Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics
Processes in Chemistry, Manufacturing and Control
Real World Evidence development
Precision Medicine in oncology, immunology-inflammation, rare and neurodegenerative diseases
Cell and Gene Therapy
A fast process to select and start projects in less than 8 months: