Pain

Sanofi is seeking to partner with startups, research organizations and individuals for pain healthcare solutions. Millions of people worldwide suffer from pain each year. This can be temporary like a headache or stomach ache, or chronic such as back pain. These common health conditions can have a big impact on everyday life, so it is important for people to manage them on a daily basis. Submit your ideas to Sanofi today.

Sustainable Packaging

We are seeking sustainable package solutions and technologies for food supplement, cosmetic and pharmaceutical products.

What we are looking for

A primary or secondary packaging solution that is 100% recyclable and/or biodegradable and/or compostable.

Solutions must:

  • Be 100% biodegradable or 100% recyclable or 100% compostable
  • Have a smaller manufacturing footprint when compared to standard packaging production

Solutions nice to have:

  • Bio sourced material
  • Ideally solutions will already be present in the food supplement and/or pharmaceutical industries. However, applicable solutions from the cosmetics, industrial and food industries will also be considered solutions for liquids and solids e.g. vial/bottle, Jar, blister, sachet, pouch, stick pack, tube.

What we are NOT interested in

  • Packaging that is not fully recyclable/biodegradable
  • Glass

Muscle relaxant platform for Intense Headache

Solutions to stop the vicious circle of muscle tension in the neck and shoulder, and intense headaches.

What we are looking for

  • A combination of natural or chemical muscle relaxant active ingredients, and a pain killer (ibuprofen, paracetamol, or metamizole)
  • The key benefit sought is to jointly address both painkiller & muscle relaxation especially on the neck and shoulder (acute treatment is required)
  • Solutions must have scientific data and differentiation vs competitors.
  • Solutions should be patented or have the potential to be patented.
  • Solutions could include a beyond the pill solution

What we are NOT interested in

Oral chronic treatment

RX solutions

PM Relief for body pain

Topicals or systemic solutions as a nighttime sleep aid when you feel body pain (back, neck, or shoulder pain)

What we are looking for

  • Oral product with a combination of natural and chemical active ingredients, and a pain killer (ibuprofen, paracetamol, or metamizole)
  • A topical product with good sensorial effect. Solutions could include a beyond the pill solution.
  • Solutions must have scientific data and differentiation vs competitors.
  • Solutions should have the potential to be patented.

What we are NOT interested in

RX solutions

Body Harmony Fit

Natural effective solutions (Topical or Systemic) that work with your body and adapt to personal needs to relieve body pain (back, neck, or shoulder pain)

What we are looking for

  • Solutions to accelerate the healing process
  • Solutions must have scientific data and differentiation vs competitors.
  • Solutions should have the potential to be patented.

What we are NOT interested in

  • Chemical API
  • RX solutions

In Sync with my body for Lower Abdominal Pain

Solution working with the body for abdominal pain, respecting the physiology.

What we are looking for

Solution working with the body for abdominal pain, respecting the physiology.

For example:

  • Acting at the root cause of abdominal pain, cramps, as opposed to cutting the pain signals like painkillers.
  • And/or relieving the stress at the root cause of lower abdominal pain & cramps.

Solutions with antispasmodic effect, analgesic effect & anti-stress

  • Solutions must have scientific data and differentiation vs. competitors.
  • Solutions should have the potential to be patented.

What we are NOT interested in

RX solutions

Natural solutions without scientific data on efficacy & fast action

Stress platform for Intense Headache

Solutions to stop the vicious circle of stress and pain during an intense headache.

What we are looking for

  • A combination of a natural or chemical anti-stress, active ingredient, and pain killer (ibuprofen, paracetamol, or metamizole)
  • The key benefit sought is to jointly address both pain & stress (our interest is in relief that manifests very quickly)
  • Solutions must have scientific data and differentiation vs competitors.
  • Solutions should have the potential to be patented.
  • Solutions could include a beyond the pill solution.

What we are NOT interested in

Oral cure treatment (long term treatment)

RX solutions

IBS multisymptoms solution

Solution to solve IBS multisymptoms

What we are looking for

Solutions acting on multi-symptoms such as: cramps, spasms, bloating, diarrhea, constipation.

  • Effective, fast & safe solutions
  • Natural or chemical
  • Solutions must have scientific data and differentiation vs competitors.
  • Solutions should have the potential to be patented.

What we are NOT interested in

RX solutions

Natural solutions without scientific data on efficacy & fast action