FAQ’s

Questions? Good! We have answers. We've collected commonly asked questions about G4A varying from funding for startups and the support we offer. If you have a question that isn't found below, please contact us!

      Applying through G4A is a great opportunity to get your solution in front of Bayer executives and decision makers. All the applications will be carefully reviewed by industry experts and key stakeholders with great experience. The Growth Track offers you a convertible loan, valuable mentorship and workspace in Europe’s innovation hostpot Berlin.

      Legal entities or persons who are 18 years old or older may apply for our G4A initiatives. Bayer employees or their families may not apply. Bayer subcontractors may apply. Please only apply to challenge areas that you believe your solution solves.

      Please submit your application in English.
      Terms and Conditions are provided on the application platform

      Yes! We are looking for multifaceted solutions that can solve various challenges we have listed on our website. You will be able to choose various challenges when you submit your application.

       

      View 2021 Challenges

      No, other startup applications are only viewable to Bayer review teams. In some initiatives, the review teams may also include external partners.

      For our Growth Track program we are looking for early-stage startups with a minimal viable product (Bootstrapped-Series A) with on-going validation or published findings.

       

      View Growth Track

       

      For our Advance Track program we are looking for mature companies who already have a product in the market.

       

      View Advance Track

      We are considering different possible business models and collaboration relationships. The decision will be made on a one-to-one basis for each finalist companies.

      We are accepting applications from April 19th until June 20th, 2021 11:59PM CET. Applications will be open for you to submit your solution to the G4A application platform. You will need to fill out an online form in which you will be able to provide information about your solution, as well as a PDF and video presentation on your product, various information about your company, and your team. The application process will take about 30 min for each challenge (dependent on whether or not you have all the information readily available).

      June 20: Application Deadline

       

      July 23: Applicants will be narrowed down to 10 - 20 companies per challenge

       

      August 6: Applicants will be further narrowed down to 3 - 5 finalists per challenge. (Selected companies will be asked to fill out a secondary form covering data, technical measures, security etc.)

       

      August 20: Winners will be selected for each challenge

       

      September: Digital Health Forum

      The winning companies will start negotiation and collaboration with Bayer teams and will be showcased at our Annual Digital Health Forum in September 2021.
      Unfortunately, we can’t provide any financial support for traveling to or staying in any location, regardless if you want to work with us, or if you want to present a project, or if you were selected in one of our initiatives, or any other reason. In some special cases - only if stated by the specific G4A initiative - we might cover your traveling costs.
      Yes, the original product ownership remains with the applicant, however in cases of product co-development between Bayer and the Startup Company, there will be terms which mutual parties will agree on (this will change on a case by case basis)
      We’d be more than happy to answer your questions. Send us an email at info.g4a@bayer.com.
        Applying through G4A is a great opportunity to get your solution in front of Bayer executives and decision makers. All the applications will be carefully reviewed by industry experts and key stakeholders with great experience. The Advance Track provides your company the opportunity for a commercial partnership with Bayer.
        Legal entities or persons who are 18 years old or older may apply for our G4A initiatives. Bayer employees or their families may not apply. Bayer subcontractors may apply. Please only apply to challenge areas that you believe your solution solves.
        Please submit your application in English.
        Terms and Conditions are provided on the application platform .

        Yes! We are looking for multifaceted solutions that can solve various challenges we have listed on our website. You will be able to choose various challenges when you submit your application.

         

        View 2021 Challenges

         

        No, other startup applications are only viewable to Bayer review teams. In some initiatives, the review teams may also include external partners.

        For our Advance Track program we are looking for mature companies who already have a product in the market.

         

        View Advance Track

        Please see Growth Track if you are applying on behalf of early-stage startups.

        View Growth Track

        We are considering different possible business models and collaboration relationships. The decision will be made on a one-to-one basis for each finalist companies.
        We are accepting applications from April 19th until June 20th, 2021 11:59PM CET. Applications will be open for you to submit your solution to the G4A application platform. You will need to fill out an online form in which you will be able to provide information about your solution, as well as a PDF and video presentation on your product, various information about your company, and your team. The application process will take about 30 min for each challenge (dependent on whether or not you have all the information readily available).

        April 19: Applications open

         

        June 20: Application Deadline

         

        July 23: Applicants will be narrowed down to 10 - 20 companies per challenge

         

        September: Digital Health Forum

         

        August 6: Applicants will be further narrowed down to 3 - 5 finalists per challenge. (Selected companies will be asked to fill out a secondary form covering data, technical measures, security etc.)

         

        August 20: Winners will be selected for each challenge

         

        The winning companies will start negotiation and collaboration with Bayer teams and will be showcased at our Annual Digital Health Forum in September 2021.
        Unfortunately, we can’t provide any financial support for traveling to or staying in any location, regardless if you want to work with us, or if you want to present a project, or if you were selected in one of our initiatives, or any other reason. In some special cases - only if stated by the specific G4A initiative - we might cover your traveling costs.
        Yes, the original product ownership remains with the applicant, however in cases of product co-development between Bayer and the Startup Company, there will be terms which mutual parties will agree on (this will change on a case by case basis)

        We’d be more than happy to answer your questions. Send us an email at info.g4a@bayer.com.

          In order to apply you need to be an established business with a minimum viable product. You need to have a functional website, submit your deck, and pitch recording.
          Please stay tuned for our next round of applications.
          Contrary to our G4A Partnership Program, Pitch Club is open to all areas of digital health.
          Yes, we encourage you to keep applying.
          Yes, Pitch Club is an inclusive event and we welcome applications from all over the world.
          We’d be more than happy to answer your questions. Send us an email at info.g4a@bayer.com.