Join Alfathon, the first Alfasigma digital hackathon.

Active ingredients: your ideas.

Alfathon is the first Alfasigma full digital hackathon on innovation and pharmaceutical research.

Three challenges, one target: our Health.

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11.30.2020

Alfasigma

Alfasigma is one of the 5 main players in the pharmaceutical industry in Italy, with a turnover that exceeded 1 billion euros in 2019. The story of Alfasigma began in 1948 in Bologna (Italy) with Marino Golinelli – an entrepreneur and philanthropist, who recently celebrated his 100th birthday – as its founder and is firmly anchored to a long tradition of innovation and success. 

The business strategy pursued is twofold, since its foundation:

Alfasigma currently has more than 3,000 employees worldwide and a presence in more than 90 countries, through 17 branches and the best distributors.

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MEDIA PARTNER

SOCIAL MEDIA PARTNER

ALFATHON COMMITTEE

MATTEO FORTINI

IVAN GARDINI

PHARMACISTS ASSOCIATION

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Max 150 participants

Deadline
30.11.2020

Dedicated tutor

Final prize:
5.000 €

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FAQ

Alfathon is the first full digital hackathon organized by Alfasigma in the field of pharmaceutical research. It is divided into three challenges, all in the pharmaceutical field, which aim to make a significant contribution to research.

Alfasigma is one of the 5 main players in the pharmaceutical industry in Italy, with a turnover that exceeded 1 billion euros in 2019. The property is owned 75% by the founder’s family and 25% by two investment funds.

The Alfathon is open to all those who are at least 18 years old and who will register no later than 30.11.2020 on the web platform www.alfathon.com.

Registration can be done as a single individual or single member of a team (maximum number of participants per Team: 5)

Yes, the participation is free.

The challenges are 3.

Challenge 1: “Development of a pharmaceutical form that innovates the release method of active ingredients”

Challenge 2: “Software/hardware development to manage an illness”

Challenge 3: “Ever closer advice from the pharmacist”

Yes, the choice is free with respect to one of the 3 proposed challenges.

You can participate both individually and in a team (maximum number of participants per team: 5).

Projects must be sent to the e-mail address received following registration between Tuesday 1st december and Sunday 20th.

The deadline to register, as indicated on the website, is Monday 30th November 2020.

It is possible to register on the website www.alfathon.com by filling out the appropriate registration form.

Projects must be sent to the e-mail address received following registration.

Projects must be presented in a format chosen from Powerpoint, PDF or video. It will be possible to attach additional materials useful for the evaluation of the project such as feasibility plans, graphics, links, prototypes, tests.

The projects will be examined by a jury composed of 7 members selected, by way of example, from the academic, research and innovation world and will be experts in the pharmaceutical field.

Alfathon’s goal is to offer a relevant contribution to research in the pharmaceutical field with innovative projects with respect to the proposed challenges.

No, it’s not possible to participate to more than one challenge.

The Alfathon takes place in full digital mode and participation is remote.