HEALTHCARE XPLORERS

Academic minds for innovation

– About

Data and information offer a whole new universe of opportunities to shape the future of patient care. We at Roche envision to leverage the potential of data in a smart way to come up with innovations that will transform patients’ lives.

Fresh thinking is key to develop new solutions – and this is where you as a student or PhD come in. Do you love data? Are you an out-of-the-box thinker? Then join us to make a change and win an attractive deal!

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HEALTHCARE XPLORERS

Academic minds for innovation

– About

Data and information offer a whole new universe of opportunities to shape the future of patient care. We at Roche envision to leverage the potential of data in a smart way to come up with innovations that will transform patients’ lives. Fresh thinking is key to develop new solutions – and this is where you as a student or PhD come in. Do you love data? Are you an out-of-the-box thinker? Then join us to make a change and win an attractive deal!

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What’s in it for me?

Insights

Solve a real healthcare challenge and gain industry experience.

Impact

Help us make a difference for patients.

Chances

Get to know inspiring minds and realise your idea with Roche.

Fun

Challenge yourself and do what you’re passionate about.

What’s in it for me?

Insights

Solve a real healthcare challenge and gain industry experience.

Impact

Help us make a difference for patients.

Chances

Get to know inspiring minds and realise your idea with Roche.

Fun

Challenge yourself and do what you’re passionate about.

Apply

Screen the challenges, select the one that inspires you most and prepare a little pitch. Good to know: Some of our challenges are also for teams.

— Get invited

We will confirm if you’re invited to our virtual barcamp within two to three weeks.

— Xplorers Camp

Present your idea and discuss it with our Roche mentors and other Xplorers Camp participants.

— Realise your idea

We look forward to driving your great idea further together with you once you have convinced our mentors.

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<How to start>

Apply

Screen the challenges, select the one that inspires you most and prepare a little pitch. Good to know: Some of our challenges are also for teams.

— Get invited

We will confirm if you’re invited to our virtual barcamp within two to three weeks.

— Xplorers Camp

Present your idea and discuss it with our Roche mentors and other Xplorers Camp participants.

— Realise your idea

We look forward to driving your great idea further together with you once you have convinced our mentors.

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Our

Challenges 

Our challenges are real business questions that need to be answered. They are coming from Roche business areas where data plays a crucial role to drive the future of Roche and ultimately lead to better patient care.

Good to know: Healthcare Xplorers is organised in batches – similar to a startup accelerator. In 2021, we will run 3 batches in March, July and October. For each batch, we will publish new exciting challenges.

Our

Challenges

Our challenges are real business questions that need to be answered. They are coming from Roche business areas where data plays a crucial role to drive the future of Roche and ultimately lead to better patient care.

Good to know: Healthcare Xplorers is organised in batches – similar to a startup accelerator. In 2021, we will run 3 batches in March, July and October. For each batch, we will publish new exciting challenges.

Stay

curious

— our next
challenges will
be posted in
March 2021…

Stay

curious

— our next challenges will be posted in March 2021…

Personalised
Healthcare (PHC)

We combine our strengths in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics to better fit treatments to patients. Our vision is to ensure that the screening, diagnosis, treatment and even prevention of diseases will more quickly and effectively transform the lives of people around the globe – enabling the right treatment for the right patient at the right time.

— Mentors

Dr. Franziska Braun
Senior Data Scientist, Roche Diagnostics GmbH

Dr. Markus Bundschus
Head Data Office, Roche Diagnostics GmbH

Dr. Lars Hummerich
Head of Oncology Innovations, Roche Diagnostics Deutschland GmbH

Jan Rieckmann
Group Lead Data Insights, Roche Diagnostics GmbH

Personalised
Healthcare (PHC)

We combine our strengths in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics to better fit treatments to patients. Our vision is to ensure that the screening, diagnosis, treatment and even prevention of diseases will more quickly and effectively transform the lives of people around the globe – enabling the right treatment for the right patient at the right time.

— Mentors

Dr. Franziska Braun
Senior Data Scientist, Roche Diagnostics GmbH

Dr. Markus Bundschus
Head Data Office, Roche Diagnostics GmbH

Dr. Lars Hummerich
Head of Oncology Innovations,
Roche Diagnostics Deutschland GmbH

Jan Rieckmann
Group Lead Data Insights,
Roche Diagnostics GmbH

About Roche 

We at Roche believe in the power of data. We are convinced that if we find new ways of analysing, learning from and leveraging health data, we can really make a difference for patients.

It is our strong belief that collaboration with universities, students, startups, and external partners; who love data as much as we do; will bring us closer to this goal.

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About Roche 

We at Roche believe in the power of data. We are convinced that if we find new ways of analysing, learning from and leveraging health data, we can really make a difference for patients.

It is our strong belief that collaboration with universities, students, startups, and external partners; who love data as much as we do; will bring us closer to this goal.