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Sanofi iDEA-TECH Awards - Europe

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-TECH Awards.

Project Call Open

Sanofi’s iDEA-TECH Program request for Pre-proposals is open until December 15th, 2023. Please review the submission instructions and scope of the call and use the provided template when completing your application.

About the program

  • 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

  • Vaccines

  • Preclinical Safety

Sanofi iDEA-TECH Awards 2023 Recent award recipients share how winning this award and collaborating with Sanofi researchers has impacted their work. Watch the video

Our selection process A fast process to select and start projects in less than 8 months:


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