WE CARE 2021

Edition #3
Healthcare - EcoCity: a Boston, USA - Strasbourg, EU Initiative


Innovation Supercharged in Global Ecosystems

In partnership with our founding Cities 


3 Priorities

For this Year’s Initiative!

Globalize your Business: USA & EU

Shape Up, Scale Up and Go Global

Healthcare Impact

Radical Collaboration to bring Tomorrow’s Healthcare

EcoCity (R)evolution

Building  Better Communities

Join Us

Cities, Entrepreneurs, Investors, Stakeholders: On a mission

Innovation BOOSTED through radical collaboration


Timeline 2021


🚀 April 27th: Kick off ceremony REGISTER HERE

📢 May 30th:

All cohorts selection announced

2021 participants & sponsors enrolled

💪 June – September 2021: Shape up, scale up, internationalization programs (all tracks / cohorts)

✨October 2021: Grand Finales

🎉 December 2021: Program successes communication


Impact Focused


🦄 Globalizing Entrepreneurs with their ecosystems

🚑 Good for Healthcare: Innovating for tomorrow’s key challenges

🌎 Good for the planet and our communities: How we live, work, use energy etc.

Boston – Strasbourg hubs in the USA and EU


Cities uniting for a Better World


Join the Boston – Strasbourg Initiative


Edition #3: More tracks for more value and impact

7 High Impact Tracks


Track 1: Startups 3-month EU-USA program: Xplore with Innouvo

#Startups #Scaleups #Innovators


Audience: Entrepreneurs, Advanced startups looking to expand to the USA or EU. A 3-month curriculum working with Boston venture capital experts who will help you internationalize your business model, strategy and identify new customers and potential shareholders. Learn more

Track 2: Healthcare USA, EU 4.0 Ecosystem: Nextmed, Mehi, partners 

#Hospitals #Clinicians #Patients


Audience: Hospital leaders, clinicians, economic development agencies specialized in healthcare, corporates and healthcare entrepreneurs from track 1. This network provides visibility, feedback, insights and foresights on the current and upcoming healthcare challenges and participate in opening doors to test market solutions and find customers. Learn more

Track 3: Investors United Forum and Demo Days: Recovery and regional prosperity

#BusinessAngels #VentureCapital #GovFunding


Audience: Benevolent investors who understand that massive return on investments can only occur when massive value is created. Entrepreneurs from track 1 will be exposed to this group in the form of “Demo Days” throughout the program. Investors will get the opportunity to work with Innouvo to match them with appropriate partners.

Track 4: Economic Development Opportunities Acceleration

#EconomicDeveloppers #Cities #RegionalEcosystems

Audience: Economic developers and corporate executives and leaders are invited to participate in this track which will allow them to network and be connected with peers, peer cities and businesses. A track that will help identify gaps in local ecosystems, find and enable new partnerships to remediate these into solutions.

Track 5: EcoCity (R)evolution Ecosystem

#Greentech #Mobility #GovTech #SocialInnovation

Audience: Leaders and entrepreneurs from track 1 focusing on solutions helping with the future of cities: How we live, work and play. The group will participate in reimagining tomorrow: A sustainable, resilient, inclusive world capitalizing on the available resources and technologies. Learn more

Track 6: Forever Alumni: Ongoing opportunities opened to last years participants! 



Audience: All prior years participants will be contacted and informed about opportunities that exist in both regions: From customer sandbox programs, to continued business development activities to free one month office space in Boston, to various grants to help them with their expansion and more. Our alumni

Track 7: Corporate Self-Disruption: How startups and the startup mindset can help you

#Managers #Leaders #Executives #FutureProofers

Audience: Mid-size and larger companies looking to capitalize on technology, digital companies and startups to grow their advantages and value for their customers. During the program will be offered the opportunity to business executives to learn and adjust their approaches to transform faster their business leveraging highly effective, lean and agile methods use by high growth startups. In addition, possibilities to meet startups matching business needs and value.

We Care 2021 Ecosystem


Economic Development Strasbourg


EcoDev Cohort: Boston


Healthcare NEXTMED Ecosystem


Eco-City (R)evolution Cohort
“Investors United” Network


Alistair Schneider  

CEO Innouvo – Program Leadership



Azade Hosseini, PhD  

Innouvo – Head of Partnerships & Strategic Alliances (Biotech and Investment)


 Delphine Krieger

City of Strasbourg – International Economic Development



Sarah Delude 

International Economic Development


Michel Hussherr 

Innouvo Co-founder; Cajuba Finance


Bijoy Sagar

GP Innouvo & Innouvo Capital


Nick Henderson

IPresident Keiretsu Forum


Jacques Marescaux 

Starsbourg – Ircad


Jody Rose – Boston

Head of NEVCA, Hack Diversity



Nick Eric Demonsant

Strasbourg – Centre Hospitalier University


Lemuel Marvin

Boston – Financial Analyst



Ari Glantz – Boston

NEVCA, Director Strategic Partnerships



Laurance Stuntz

Boston – Director


Paul Bosco

Digital Health Cluster Development


Nicolas Pellerin

Strasbourg – Head of NextMed Vision 2025



Stephane Chauffriat

Strasbourg – Semia


Guillaume Vetter

Strasbourg – Semia


Emmanuel Poteaux

Strasbourg -Universities Tech Transfers



Philippe Tandeau

De Marsac

Strasbourg – 


Dr Bodo Bruckner



Maarten Van Winckel

Startup Community & Initiatives



Jennifer Bock

Attorney McDermott


Thomas Mollanger

Strasbourg –Economic Assistant US Embassy Strasbourg


James Colimon

Boston -International Partnerships Manager Global Affairs



Zeeshan Mahmood



Vincent Ling – Boston

Search and Evaluation – Takeda


Jay Samit

Leading Disruption, Tech and Extended Reality Expert



Jean-Francois Rax

Strasbourg – Partner Investment Director


Alban Stamn – Strasbourg

Innovation chez Bpifrance


Bernard Kress

Microsoft Hololens



Vladimir Ivkovic, Phd, MD

Boston – Mass General Hospital


Alexandre Blanchot

Innovation Officer Innovation Centre

of Denmark, Boston



Arnaud Mentre – Boston

French Consul General Boston