Nordic Life Science Days 2022

Malmö, Sweden

Organiser: SwedenBIO

NLSDays  is the largest Nordic partnering conference dedicated to the life science industry. The event will take place in Malmö, Sweden, over two days filled-to-the-brim with exciting content and phenomenal partnering possibilities. Here, startups and early-phase clinical projects can find new investors, established businesses can find commercial partners for expansion, and global pharmaceutical and biotech companies can evaluate new and promising investment opportunities in the Nordic region.

This year, Health Capital Helsinki is co-hosting Finnish Pavilion at NLSD with Business Finland, OuluHealth, Kuopio Health, HealthTurku and Health Tampere. Join us at the Finnish Pavilion, to meet 20 of our coolest health innovations (schedule subject to change)! See the companies and schedule here.

Tickets for NLSDays are available here.

AI-TIE micro accelerator program for companies in Southern Finland

Are you an SME from Uusimaa or Kymenlaakso region, operating in the field of healthcare, wellness or health tech tech? If you are taking the first steps in the area of artificial intelligence, or want to broaden the knowledge you already have, check out the popular AI accelerator, AI-TIE! The AI-TIE Southern Finland micro accelerator program takes place in the fall of 2022.

Learn more (in Finnish) and apply now!

International intern for your company?

INOV Contacto International Internships offers your company young graduates up to the age of 29 who are looking for their first job and willing to work abroad. The INOV Contacto team handles the selection and brokers contacts with these highly qualified graduates. In addition, INOV Contacto has set up an online networking platform to allow past and current participants to keep in touch and share knowledge as well as to encourage partnerships between companies. INOV Contacto was first introduced in 1997, has accomplished more than 6,000 internships in over 1385 companies all over the world.

The program is managed by AICEP Portugal Global, a Portuguese government agency. AICEP guarantees the interns the necessary income/grants.

Is your organisation interested? Find all the needed information here and apply by 30 September.

Thesis work for your company?

Metropolia University of Applied Sciences has started a new batch of MedTech master’s programme and there are now new international master students looking for thesis topics. Does your company have a thesis topic for a student?

The students have a Bachelor level engineering degree, for example from ICT, health informatics, automation, electronics, electrical engineering and industrial management, and at least two years of working life experience as a prerequisite for admission to the master's program. In the master programme, they want to deepen their knowledge, skills and competences in medical technology to capture new career opportunities for the future.

The thesis topics could be related to development of medical devices, for example, to (but not limited to):

  • regulatory requirements and standards,
  • safety related usability,
  • medical devices and their environments of use,
  • medical device life cycle,
  • risk or quality management,
  • innovations processes,
  • business activities, or
  • special research topics.

Metropolia UAS is aiming that the students discuss and interview the potential company representatives and then make a proposal for the research and/or development work.

Timeline: Research plan should be ready at the end of this year and the research and development activities would happen in spring 2023.

During and after the thesis work, master's degree students could be potential employees for the field of health technology.

Interested? Please contact by 30 September:
Päivi Haho, paivi.haho@metropolia.fi, tel. +358 40 167 7990
Mikael Soini, mikael.soini@metropolia.fi, tel. + 358 40 652 8887
Sakari Lukkarinen, sakari.lukkarinen@metropolia.fi, tel. +358 40 670 99 33

4th Digital Health Society Summit 2022

Virtual

Organiser: Digital Health Society (DHS)

The 2-Day free Virtual Summit promotes the latest thought leadership of the DHS, showcases innovation, research, European funded projects and addresses the latest digital and data challenges facing digital health.

The Summit will focus on the topic “Data & Digital services to support the recovery of health systems across the globe” which is one of the 3 themes of the Global Health Connector Partnership Flagship events in 2022 in the US (Boston, Las Vegas and Washington), India (New Delhi), Africa (Kenya), Spain (Barcelona) and Switzerland. The DHS Summit will build on almost 1000 registrations from 68 countries across the globe.

Health Tuesday: Boosting growth with Team Finland funding

Webinar

Organiser: Business Finland

Several governmental organizations provide public funding for growth companies. Are you familiar with the possibilities provided by these organizations? Do you know the differences between their services?

Join next Health Tuesday and learn how ELY centers, Finnvera and Business Finland can support companies on their way towards growth and internationalization.

Founder, Entrepreneur, Licensee: Comparing alternative paths toward commercializing research results

Hybrid: (Terkko Health Hub, Haartmaninkatu 4, Building 14, Helsinki) and online

Organiser: Aalto University, HiLIFE (the University of Helsinki) and Terkko Health Hub

Welcome to the next event from the Health Talks series, comparing alternative paths toward commercializing research results.

Oftentimes, scientists may believe that participating in research commercialization and entrepreneurship means giving up one’s research career. However, this does not need to be so.

In the event, you will hear the story of three experienced scientists who took alternative paths to commercialize their promising research results.

Speakers:

  • Risto Ilmoniemi - Distinguished Professor at Aalto University and founder and former CEO of Nexstim
  • Vincenzo Cerullo - Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Helsinki and founder of Valo Therapeutics
  • Jussi Hepojoki - Docent and Academy Research Fellow at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Helsinki

The event is free of charge and is organised as hybrid: both at Terkko Health Hub and online.

Register here! For more info check the Health Talks website.

Tekoäly töissä: Tekoäly markkinoinnin ja myynnin tukena (in Finnish)

Webinaari

Järjestäjä: AI-TIE – Tekoälyinnovaatioekosysteemillä kilpailukykyä PK-yrityksille -hanke

Tekoäly työssä -sarjan viidennessä webinaarissa on aiheena Tekoäly myynnissä ja markkinoinnissa, mitä kaikkea kone voisi tehdä puolestasi?

Voisiko tekoäly ohjata markkinoinnin ja myynnin data-analytiikkaa ja kertoa markkinoinnille, mitkä sisällöt toimivat ja hienosäätää omaa toimintaansa jatkuvasti? Voisiko tekoäly analysoida myynnin dataa ja valmentaa myyjiä siihen, milloin ja miten liidejä kannattaa lähestyä sekä lisäksi auttaa myyjää ennakoimaan liidien tarpeita?

Ilmoittaudu mukaan 4.10. mennessä! Tilaisuus on maksuton.

Tekoäly töissä on yrityksille suunnattu webinaarisarja, jossa rakennetaan ymmärrystä tekoälyn mahdollisuuksista liiketoiminnan digitalisoinnissa, toiminnan digitalisoinnin sujuvasta käyttöönotosta, tekoälyyn ja dataan liittyvästä sääntelystä, teknologiamurroksen johtamiseen.

Nordic Deep Tech Business Summit

Espoo, Finland

Organiser: ArcticStartup in partnership with Aalto University and City of Espoo

Nordic Deep Tech Business Summit in Espoo, Finland, is the most effective business and commercialization oriented event for deep tech in Europe. The focus is on quality networking and discovering opportunities for collaboration between academia, private and public sectors. The 2-day event brings together a focused international crowd of startups, research teams, research institutions, investors, corporates, media and influencers.

Tickets available now!

AI Webinar & Ideathon on Preventive Health Care

Hybrid: DIAK University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki or online

Organiser: DT4Regions – network and Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council

Smart use of AI powered health data contents is a great opportunity to improve public health system efficacy. For preventive healthcare, AI can improve the accuracy and quality of treatment, or slower the development of disease or even prevent some health issues occurring.

To find the new solutions for preventive healthcare we need the power of crows and cocreation. Join the movement, be part of the solution for future health!

By the initiative of The European Parliament, DT4Regions – network and Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council organises four ideathon session on Artificial Intelligence Potential in Preventive Healthcare:

14 October 9-11.30 EET At DIAK University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki. The event is hybrid, you can participate in-house or via Teams.

The ideas we be recycled and combined with new ones during the following sprint series:

  • 25 October 9-11.30 CET Online only, focus in Denmark.
  • 28 October 9-11.30 CET Online only, focus in Sweden.
  • 31 October 9-11.30 CET Online only, focus in Norway.

Helsingin info ikäihmisten liikkumisen ja hyvinvoinnin parissa toimiville yrityksille (in Finnish)

Kanneltalo, Klaneettitie 5 (Auditorio), Helsinki

Järjestäjä: Helsingin kaupunki

Helsingin kaupunki kutsuu ikäihmisten liikkumisen ja hyvinvoinnin parissa toimivia yrityksiä ja muita aiheesta kiinnostuneita kuulemaan ja keskustelemaan kaupungin tarjoamista yrityspalveluista ja kokeilutoiminnasta 14.10.

Esittelyssä ovat Helsingin kaupungin liikkumisohjelma, Testbed-kokeilualustatoiminta sekä NewCo Helsingin kasvuyritystiimin palvelut. Lisäksi tilaisuudessa kuullaan esityksiä kokeiluja toteuttaneilta yrityksiltä.

Ilmoittaudu nyt mukaan tapaamaan asiantuntijoita ja verkostoitumaan muiden toimijoiden kanssa!

HUSin Tekoälypäivä (in Finnish)

Scandic Park Helsinki, Helsinki

Järjestäjä: HUS

Tilaisuuden aiheina mm. ohjelmistorobotiikan hyödyntäminen HUSissa, HUS Acamedic -ympäristö tieteellisen tutkimuksen mahdollistajana ja tekoälyn kehittäminen ja hyödyntäminen kliinisen työn tukena. Lisäksi keskustellaan lääketieteen tekoälytutkimuksen eettisistä näkökulmista.

Tutustu tarkemmin ohjelmaan ja puhujiin tästä, ja ilmoittaudu 10.10. mennessä!

Tila on rajallinen, joten kannattaa olla nopea. HUSin aiemmat tekoälyseminaarit ovat olleet suosittuja ja loppuunmyytyjä. Tilaisuus on maksullinen.