Spain's Almirall Launches Dermatology Digital Health Initiative

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Almirall (Barcelona, Spain) has launched its first call for innovation to start-ups focused on dermatology digital health.   The Almirall initiative is part of an accelerator program (the Digital Garden) to strengthen the company’s commitment to digital innovation. The winning five start-ups will be announced on November 14 at the Frontiers Health 2019 event in Berlin, Germany.   The winning project teams will begin a nine-month acceleration program in January 2020 at the Barcelona Health Hub headquarters, with the objective of securing venture capital funding. In addition, the start-ups will receive up to €50K in grants, mentoring from pharma industry experts, and the opportunity to leverage leading hospitals in Barcelona as "test beds" for digital pilots.   Companies can apply at