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x RISE Accelerator

Innovative Solutions for the next generation of Medical AI

A great opportunity to showcase your breakthrough innovative medical AI solutions and to create real impacts not only to the medical industry,
but also better quality of lives for people in
the South East Asia region.

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Application is now open until 31 January 2022

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TCELS x RISE Accelerator is an intensive 3-month program specially designed to help early-stage startups and idea-stage participants to enhance the Medical AI business feasibility and deliver a greater value creation. This program is the collaboration between Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences (TCELS) and RISE Corporate Innovation Powerhouse, aiming to support the startup teams and individuals with Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities to turn their idea into commercialised products in medical business. The participating teams will benefit from the collaboration and leveraging values from our stakeholders. The selected startups and participants will have a chance to win 350,000 THB prize from TCELS and partnered organizations.

About the Program

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Our Focus Areas


AI for Patient Care

Applications of AI Technology
to patient care practices such
as patient monitoring and care, personalized medicine, electronic health records for disease pre-
vention and diagnostic, patients tracking tools.


AI for Hospital Management

Leveraging AI Technology to
improve hospital management
system such as patient operations, contactless service, communica-
tion, data-backed for operation
or other tools or service to help reducing healthcare costs etc.


AI for Medical Imaging
and diagnostic

The use of AI Technology in
diagnostic medical imaging and
other to show sensitivity and
accuracy in identifying abnor-
malities or any functions to
support medical operations.




Why Should You Apply to 


x RISE Accelerator


Explore Limitless
Possibilities in SEA

Opportunity to expand
your business in Southeast
Asia and explore limitless
opportunities in and across
the region.


Experience 3-month
Accelerated Program

Receive tangible business
outcome by co-creating
value and solving real
medical industry pain
points. Deep-dive into
market analysis,  business
feasibility, POC and the
best to match with
partnered corporate to
create a long-term


Accelerator Program

Save your equity for
future investors and
employees. Our program
is equity free and no cost.


Receive funding to
support your idea

The selected startups
will received more than
100,000 THB funding to
support their business
ideas. The 2 winning
teams will be awarded
350,000 THB in funding
to continue their business


Become A Part of
RISE’s Community

Connecting with
community of RISE’s
global network of
10,000+ corporates and
startups, 50+ community
partners and 20+ govern-
ments from 40 countries,
and gain tax benefits up
to 8 years as well as
government grants.




  • Registered as a company for a certain period of time

  • Product-ready startups are highly preferred, idea-stage or startups with MVP are not ideal

  • Must possess proven technological Capabilities  that can add values to Medical AI business Industry.

  • Must be a post-revenue startup. The startup must already have secured some paying customers

  • If selected, the startup must commit sufficient time and resources to mutually sign commercial agreement, investment opportunity or deliver the agreed Proof-Of-Concept/Pilot Project with
    TCELS or Partnered Organization within 3 months


  • Team of at least 3 with promising ideas related to Medical AI

  • Commit sufficient time and resources to participate the program

  • Open for any investment opportunity with TCELS or partner organization within 3 months or
    in the future

  • Must atleast have a prototype or MVP of your idea, ready to proceed development stage

  • Must possess proven technological Capabilities  that can add values to Medical AI business Industry.

  • No need to register as a company, and do not need to have a product ready

  • Need to submit a presentation articulating the proposed business idea with  back up research
    papers (If any)


TCELS is collaborating with RISE to co-create the real impact on Medical AI Industry through leveraging our regional and global leading partners to help accelerate growth from business idea to breakthrough innovative products and services in medical industry.


TCELS - Thailand Center of Excellence for
Life Sciences (public organization) under
the Ministry of Higher Education, Science,
Research and Innovation has a vision to
support Life Science Industry to become
top ten economy with equitable access,
with the mandate to provide the link
between innovation in life sciences and
investment, and to foster domestic and
international partnership in the life science
business through accelerating innovations,
building conducive ecosystems and
catalyzing & connecting partners.

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RISE is a Leading Corporate Innovation
Powerhouse, based in SE Asia. With the
mission to lift up 1% of GDP for SE Asia,
RISE works with Fortune 500, Large
Business,  Corporates and government
agencies across the world to become
more innovative in the faster future through establishing innovation initiatives from
outside and within organization.

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Address: 127 Gaysorn Tower 22nd Floor,
Ratchadamri Rd, Lumphini, Pathum Wan District,
Bangkok 10330