Edison™ Accelerator

Seeking start-ups and scale-ups to accelerate the transformation of healthcare alongside GE Healthcare, healthcare providers and Wayra UK. Applications for 2022 are not yet open.

What is the Edison™ Accelerator?

The Edison™ Accelerator is a start-up and scale-up acceleration & healthcare provider collaboration programme designed by GE Healthcare in partnership with Wayra UK. It brings together healthcare providers, start-ups and scale-ups who want to leverage the GE Healthcare environment and mentoring to enhance their value proposition. It is designed to introduce GE Healthcare’s Intelligence Platform Edison, to a growing developer community and create a stronger value proposition in the healthcare sector. The Edison™ Accelerator is co-designed with healthcare provider institutions to empower and enable digital health start-ups and scale-ups to accelerate innovative solutions and address new challenges to the healthcare sector. The programme is focused on innovation adoption, launching solutions for validated problem statements with active participation from healthcare provider partners.

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Innovation Challenges

The Edison™ Accelerator has launched innovation challenges with healthcare providers to find solutions across: ease of use of Imaging AI by healthcare providers, eliminating waiting rooms with AI and digital technologies and improving healthcare consumer engagement and experience.

Accelerating Imaging AI adoption at scale
Eliminating waste in the oncology care pathway with AI and Digital Technologies
Democratising cancer care: putting the healthcare consumer front and central

What we offer

Workshops, masterclasses & coaching

Wayra investor network

Support in customer discovery & product validation

PR & Comms support

Mentorship & start-up scaling support

Mentoring for trials & regulatory clearance preparation in target geography

Joint pilots between start-up & healthcare provider partners

GEHC support in integrating & launching solution on Edison™️ marketplace

Access to the Edison™️ platform & services

Access to data through healthcare providers

Access to GEHC global commercial force & customers in various markets

Our previous cohort alumni

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Areas of Interest

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