Winning teams will be recognized during the NCD Awards Ceremony held February 9-10 at IBM headquarters in Armonk, New York and Novartis headquarters in East Hanover, New Jersey. A keynote speech will be given by Dr. Jacob Kumaresan, World Health Organization Center for Health Development. During the competition, the teams were supported by mentors and subject matter coaching to provide industry expertise to complement each team's knowledge and research. The winning teams will be provided guidance from the venture capital community for commercializing their solutions.
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Novartis provides innovative healthcare solutions that address the evolving needs of patients and societies. Headquartered in
Basel, Switzerland, Novartis offers a diversified portfolio to best meet these needs: innovative medicines, eye care, cost-saving generic pharmaceuticals, preventive vaccines and diagnostic tools, over-the-counter and animal health products. Novartis is the only global company with leading positions in these areas. In 2011, the Group's continuing operations achieved net sales of
USD 58.6 billion, while approximately
USD 9.6 billion (
USD 9.2 billion excluding impairment and amortization charges) was invested in R&D throughout the Group. Novartis Group companies employ approximately 124,000 full-time-equivalent associates and operate in more than 140 countries around the world. For more information, please visit
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