Ashoka, one of the world’s largest networks of social entrepreneurs, has been working together since 2011 with Boehringer Ingelheim, a family-owned, world-leading and research-driven pharmaceutical company, on a global initiative- Making More Health (MMH). Making More Health tends to bring together the best experience in social innovation and global healthcare to improve access to health care for people and animals in underprivileged areas around the world.
The co-creation strategy that connects Boehringer Ingelheim employees and participating social enterprises (based on specific skills and expertise) is a key highlight of the initiative, so they can continue to work on mutual healthcare access solutions. Participants enter a growing alumni group of like-minded social entrepreneurs upon leaving the accelerator program, with continued access to technical support, sharing of best practice and networking.
Currently in its third year, the MMH Co-creation Accelerator is a standardized social enterprise support program consisting of 12 months of design and execution to test/pilot a new strategy or business model feature, resulting in a pitch for further scale-up. The winners of this pitch will continue into the test/second pilot’s 12-month scale-up support process. Participants have access to financial and technical support from Ashoka, Boehringer Ingelheim and social investment experts in both phases of the program.
Interested applicants can apply here: Official link
Application Deadline: February 7, 2021