Sanofi South Africa Challenge

We are looking for the best disruptive tech startups of Africa.



Leverage technology to design a solution, multi-device and multi-channel, for healthcare professionals in South Africa that allows them to:

  • Optimise treatment
  • Incentivise completion
  • Track weekly adherence and monthly collection of medicines
  • Trigger for identification of non-adherence along with interventions to overcome non adherence
  • Feedback analysis which will cover initiation phase, weekly adherence and monthly or bi monthly pack collection 



We are looking for affordable and easy to use solution from South African start-ups with at least a proof of concept with positive results in at least one province.



Be in the Sanofi AfricArena (4 tickets/ startup for 2 days at AfricArena) 

Start-up reward in a lab

  • Pitch in front of a jury composed of Sanofi top executives and key external stakeholders
  • A corner to demonstrate your solution to the attendees
  • Opportunity to attend a pitch preparation workshop the day before AfricArena

Start-up collaboration reward

  • Start a conversation with one of Sanofi business unit in order to assess feasibility of future collaboration in South Africa (e.g. potential pilot, potential investment…)
  • Coaching / Mentoring & potential acceleration, with involvement of Sanofi South Africa Leadership team
  • Opportunity for financial help and an access to Sanofi internal expertise to support your business and your international growth strategy

Leroy Merlin Challenge

Leroy Merlin Challenge


October 26, 2018
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