Due to the circumstances related to Covid-19, please check the latest information on the website of each event.
TechMeeting: Connected Health (matchmaking for French market)
9 July 2020
Organiser: Choose Paris Region
Organized by the ‘Choose Paris Region’ organization, match-making meetings will be arranged during 2020 in order to connect large corporates with startups. Large corporates participating in TechMeetings are looking for new technologies that provide a competitive advantage in the French market.
There is particular interest in promising startups that have yet to be recognized, but have operational solutions e.g. technology that might still be in development but is available. Participating startups must also have existing customers and have the intention and capability to expand internationally.
1-to-1 meetings between startups and high-level contacts in large French corporates will take place via video conference or phone.
Deadline for startup registration: 19 June
25- 26 August 2020
Organiser: The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre Group with partners
Event language: SWE
Most of the Vitalis conference will be broadcast online (in Swedish)! In the online event delegates take part in live broadcast panel discussions and keynote presentations, as well as pre-recorded lectures, in which current issues regarding care and welfare will be discussed. Representatives from politics, government, industry and the clinical professions will take part in the discussions over two packed days, helping to push us forward on key issues and challenges.
Health Tuesday: What can virtual, augmented and mixed reality technologies offer for healthcare?
1 September 2020
Organiser: Business Finland
Many industry experts argue that virtual, augmented and mixed reality solutions will be the next “killer apps” in healthcare, especially with the adoption of 5G technologies. But what are these solutions in real life and what is the state of the art? How are Finnish hospitals taking advantage of these solutions and what type of global solutions are Finnish companies developing in the field?
HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Event
7-11 September 2020
Organiser: HIMSS with Finnish partners
Event language: ENG
The HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Event from 7-11 September 2020 will bring the best of both worlds: HIMSS’s knowledge, expertise and thought leadership in healthcare digitisation and Health 2.0’s network of entrepreneurs and investors, showcasing the latest cutting edge and innovative health tech solutions.
A new digital experience – what to expect?
- The virtual event will provide a unique combination of live, semi-live and on-demand sessions with the opportunity to participate in live polling and live Q&A throughout.
- Interactive and robust chat and networking capabilities will allow you to connect with your peers as well as solution providers.
- And don’t miss our 3D exhibition floor where you will experience a new way to interact with our technology and commercial partners in healthcare IT. Wander around the exhibit area and stop by stands just like you would in person where you can watch videos, download white papers and fact sheets, chat with staff to answer any questions you might have and find the solutions which best meet your needs.
Digital health topics
Key topics will include:
- Critical Care in Critical Settings: Lessons Learned from COVID-19
- Building the Digital Maturity and Resilience of European Health Systems
- Securing Data, Protecting Privacy, Building Trust for Innovation and Action
- AI, Beyond the Buzz
- Silver Health & Economy: New Demographics, New Opportunities
- Building the European Health Data Space
- Innovation Forum and VentureConnect
Vaikuttavuuden tutkimuksen päivät 2020
6-7 October 2020
Organiser: Itä-Suomen Yliopisto
Vaikuttavuuden tutkimuksen päivät on monitieteinen keskustelufoorumi alan tutkijoille ja asiantuntijoille sekä jokaiselle, joka kokee tarvitsevansa työssään uusinta tutkimustietoa vaikuttavuudesta.
Vuoden 2020 tutkimuspäivien pääteema on Vaikuttavuustieto käyttöön. Pääteeman lisäksi päivillä käsitellään muun muassa vaikuttavuutta hyvinvoinnin ja terveyden edistämisessä, sosiaali- ja terveyspalveluissa ja niiden johtamisessa sekä politiikassa ja reformeissa. Päivien aikana keskusteluun nousevat myös vaikuttavuuden teoriat ja mittaamisen menetelmät sekä ICT-sovellukset ja sote-integraatioon liittyvät kysymykset.
Jemma Hawkins, Cardiff University
Kaijus Ervasti, Lainsäädännön arviointineuvosto
Pilvikki Absetz, Collaborative Care Systems Finland ja Itä-Suomen yliopisto
Lisäksi päivillä järjestetään paneelikeskustelu ”Näkökulmia vaikuttavuustiedon hyödyntämiseen”, jossa esitellään ja keskustellaan eri tieteenalojen näkökulmista vaikuttavuustiedon hyödyntämisessä.
Vaikuttavuuden tutkimuksen päivien yhteydessä järjestetään kaksi kaikille osallistujille suunnattua temaattista työpajaa ”Sosiaalityön vaikuttavuus” ja ”Vaikuttavuustiedon hyödyntäminen” sekä yrityksille suunnattu ”Grindery feat. Vaikuttavuuden tutkimus”.
Tervetuloa mukaan keskustelemaan vaikuttavuudesta, kuulemaan ajankohtaista tutkimustietoa ja verkostoitumaan asiantuntijoiden kanssa!
Abstraktihaku aukeaa 1.5. Katso lisätietoja: Abstraktihaku.
7 October 2020
Virtual unconference + side event in Helsinki
Organiser: Upgraded with partners
Health100 is an interactive hybrid event of Health, held in a spirit of an unconference. It consists of a one-day online event, and a smaller in-person side-event.
The main theme of the event is covid-19 outbreak and all the changes it brought to the Global Health.
As an attendee you will get:
- an opportunity to connect to the relevant people of the Global Health,
- information about changes in the Health Industry firsthand,
- a chance to co-create the Global Health Resolution – document that will summarize all the discussions held during the event, and that will be delivered to relevant decision-making bodies.
3-4 November 2020
HealthBIO 2020 Seminar and Get together, 3 November
The HealthBIO 2020 Seminar programme offers insights into industry trends, hosts international speakers exploring the Japanese life-science market, as well as presents pharma and medtech perspective on innovation commercialization. The seminar day ends with a joint get together event.
HealthBIO 2020 Partnering day and Pitching competition, 4 November
The HealthBIO 2020 Partnering Day and Pitching Competition will be hosted by Finnish Bioindustries (FIB). The partnering day programme includes a Business Finland Funding and Internationalization Services Info Session, and a presentation on intellectual property rights (IPR) by Kolster Ltd. Partnering arrangements are coordinated by Enterprise Europe Network (EEN).
Apply for the pitching competition by sending a short abstract of your 5 min presentation to tero.piispanen@
Registration links for both days will open in August.
8 December, 2020
Hotel Scandic Kuopio, Kuopio
Organiser: Neurocenter Finland
Event language: ENG
For the first time, Neuro2020 Business Meets Science brings together various actors involved in neurosciences: companies, investors, research units, researchers, patient organisations and stakeholders at large. Keynote speakers include Esko Valtaoja, Miikka Korja and Kiti Müller. The event is moderated by Tomi Kaukinen, Licence to Fail.
This event is dedicated to inspiring stories of commercialization and cooperation successes. Science, startups and well established companies are in the spotlight. Plenty of time has been reserved for networking and partnering up, and we shall celebrate the event by gathering around a dinner table.
Who should join: companies (startups and giants alike), investors, research centers, researchers (preclinical and clinical), patient organisations, stakeholders
Nordic Life Science Investment Day 2021
19 April 2021
Malmömässan, Malmö, Sweden
Event language: ENG
A by-invitation-only event through which 60+ selected companies (Rising Stars) within the Nordic life science industry will be invited to pitch before a range of national and international investors, including pharmaceutical venture arms.
60+ Nordic companies will present their pitch within their appropriate track: Bio/Pharma, MedTech/Diagnostics or Digital/E-Health.
Pitching companies will represent the best investment opportunities from the Nordics – companies that have developed well in their home countries and are now looking for further capital to accelerate their development.
Applications deadline for presenting companies: 31 December, 2020
Nordic Life Science Days 2021
20-21 April 2021
Malmömässan, Malmö, Sweden
Event language: ENG
Nordic Life Science Days is the largest Nordic partnering conference dedicated to the life science industry. Since its inception in 2013, the event has nurtured a community of people from the world of life science, and created a unique place to do business. Most attendees express their delight in the informal atmosphere, combined with an organised approach to meeting highly relevant people. Return visitors come back because they feel they belong to our growing community. We create a space for meaningful encounters, with one-on-one meetings being one of the main features of NLSDays. Additionally, the high quality of topics and presenters provide insight into the most recent trends in science and business. NLSDays attracts leading decision makers from biotech, pharma and medtech as well as finance, research, policy and regulatory authorities