March 23, 2018 IBOMLLC Team

Nigerian startup LifeBank, one of 10 startups, picked for 2018 Merck’s German accelerator

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The Darmstadt, Germany based Merck Accelerator has selected its 2018 cohort of global startups that will take part in its sixth round of three months acceleration program. A Nigerian-based startup LifeBank is among this cohort of startups that will receive mentorship and in-depth coaching from Merck’s global network of companies.

Merck Accelerator pride itself in pairing the startups in its acceleration program with a global network of more than 50,000 experts drawn from 66 countries around the world. The startup will also get funding of up to $61,000 and access to a free workspace with an environment in which they can further develop their prototypes and exchange ideas with other startups, professionals, and Merck experts at the space.

We are delighted to be here welcoming the 10 startups to Darmstadt. Being connected to the startups ecosystem is an essential part of developing collaborative projects with our colleagues from the business sectors, whilst also exploring our innovation fields such as bio-sensing and interfaces – from the startup perspective,” said Michael Gamber, the head of Merck Innovation Center.

This year we received well over 400 applications. With …read more

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