Patient-Led Innovations in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Take the Prize in Takeda Canada'S ...


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"My personal IBD journey led to research and discovery, transforming my health.

Together with patients and clinicians, we created an education platform to help improve patient care."

That's what Sam Jactel, co-founder of Ayble Health, had to say when he and Seb Tucknott, co-founder of IBDrelief, were announced as the winners of the Takeda Canada Digital Health Innovation Challenge, a competition to identify and support innovative digital health solutions to improve patient outcomes and experiences, per a release.

Ayble Health's virtual gastroenterology platform helps digestive disease patients, including those with inflammatory bowel disease, find long-term relief and control over their symptoms, while IBDrelief's educational platform IBDmate allows healthcare teams to "prescribe" educational videos to patients and their families prior to and after appointments, per a press release.

The two patient-led organizations will each receive $10,000 and the opportunity to participate in Takeda's fall 2023 Accelerator Program, with the potential to further explore funding from Takeda Canada to build a proof-of-concept project, per the release.

"At Takeda Canada, we put patients at the center of everything we do," says a VP of Takeda Canada.

"Ayble is the tool I wish had Read the Entire Article


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