Data & AI for Neuroscience

Biomedicum, Haartmaninkatu 8, Helsinki

Helsinki Brain and Mind network (HB&M), in collaboration with the Neuroscience Special Interest Group (SIG) of Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI), are organising an event to discuss challenges and opportunities related to the access and sharing of clinical and normative neuro and brain data needed in both the academic and industrial R&D.

Preliminary program:

  • Utilization of health data – challenges and opportunities
  • Data infrastructures as accelerators of neuroscience
  • Possibilities of AI in neuroscience and clinical applications

Save the date & register here

Introduction to the UK market for digital health solutions


Organiser: Nordic Innovation

Looking towards entering the UK market with you health tech solutition? Join this introduction webinar and increase your understanding of the UK health tech system and opportunities for Nordic providers.

You'll also hear about the Nordic Propel Bootcamp 2024, a tailored week-long accelerator program for Nordic companies looking to entering UK, organised on 29 January - 2 February 2024

Sign up for the webinar

Radical Health Festival Helsinki

Messukeskus, Helsinki

Organiser: Messukeskus, Éditohealth, City of Helsinki, Health Capital Helsinki with international and Finnish partners

Radical Health Festival Helsinki is a new pan-European and truly cooperative conference bringing together the digital health community and increasing cooperation between companies, researchers, and the entire health sector. Key themes include AI, cyber security, innovation, mental health, climate health, active ageing, telehealth, and digital maturity.

Visit the event website to find out more about the topics of the conference, the speakers, and what to expect during the 3-day festival. Health Capital Helsinki offers a 50% discount on Radical Health Festival tickets with the code: RHFDPG

For startups, the festival is a great showcase opportunity. Apply here to demo your solution!

In the exhibition area, Health Capital Helsinki experts are ready to discuss what one of Europe’s best health ecosystems can do for you.

Join Finnish HealthTech Delegation to Israel in September

Team Finland will organise a HealthTech Trade Mission to Israel on 4-7 September 2023.

During the visit, participants will meet leading public and private hospitals such as Clalit Innovation, Assuta Hospital, ARC / Sheba Medical Center, Hadassah Medical Center and Ichilov hospital. The objective is to find validation, pilot, testbed and business opportunities for Finnish companies.

Registration deadline is 19.6 so secure your spot now!

To find out more about the upcoming visit, check the info webinar recording with hospital representatives.

You can also meet the organisers at Radical Health Festival in Helsinki (12-14 June). Please email Sami Jääskeläinen ( and schedule a meeting or call time.

NLSDays Nordic Stars 2023

Small- and medium-sized life science companies in the Nordics have the opportunity to join the Nordic Life Science Days' Nordic Stars 2023 pitch competition.

At NLSDays on 29-30 November 2023, the successful applicants will pitch to an audience of investors, get free access to the conference and the One-on-One Partnering system – and compete for two attractive prize packages: Merck Advance Biotech Grant Program – Nordics and the NLSDays Nordic Star 2023 Award.

Check the inclusion criteria and apply by 31 August!

MEDICA Start-up Competition 2023

Join the MEDICA Start-up COMPETITION and be amongst the Top12 Medical Start-ups 2023! Gain international awareness at MEDICA, the world’s largest trade-fair in the healthcare industry, introduction to potential investors and cash prizes up to 3.500 euros.

MEDICA is searching for the most outstanding innovations in digital health. From health apps to new tools of healthcare data collection and AI enabled analytics, to advanced robotics. A new category of the competition is sustainability. Innovators from around the globe are welcome to submit their solutions for free.

Conditions of submission:

  • Solutions in Health apps | AI in healthcare | Lab diagnostics | Robotics | Others
  • Available at least in one market until the end of Q2 2024 and not launched before 2020

The pitch and the award ceremony will take place at MEDICA fair on 14 November in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Read more & apply by 21 September

Healthcare Innovation World Cup at MEDICA 2023

Apply now for free and advance your business!

The Healthcare Innovation World Cup® is looking for start-ups, scale-ups, and SMEs developing the next generation of smart health devices, medical wearables, digital biomarkers, electroceuticals, intelligent patches, and more. Healthtech and MedTech innovators worldwide are invited to take part free of charge.

If you are a technology-driven innovator submit your solution! The aim of the competition is to promote innovations, to make them visible to the world, and to connect innovators with decision-makers in the healthcare industry, potential partners, investors, and customers. Contestants can win prizes worth over 500.000 USD, incl. 12 pitching slots for the Top12 Health Techpreneurs 2023 in the finals at MEDICA.

The pitch and the award ceremony on the main stage of MEDICA fair in Düsseldorf, Germany, take place on 13 November 2023.

Read more & apply by 22 September

Call for 2024 Millennium Technology Prize nominations

The Call for the 2024 Millennium Technology Prize nominations is open from 1 April to 31 October 2023.

The purpose of the one-million-euro Millennium Technology Prize is to promote the use of research-based technologies in solving global challenges and to find ways to improve life on the planet. The Prize is awarded for groundbreaking technological innovations that are accessible and are bringing benefit to people around the world.

Nominations are invited from individuals and organizations globally in all fields of technology, excluding military technology.

Nordic Life Science Days 2023

Copenhagen, Denmark

Nordic Life Science Days is the largest life science partnering event in the Nordics. The 2023 NLSDays, on 29-30 November in Copenhagen, highlights success stories from the Nordic life science companies, emphasises the importance of licensing deals and business strategies during the tough financial climate and discusses the necessary building blocks for successful life science sector. 30 pre-selected Nordic SMEs will pitch their innovations to investors and big pharma scouts and academic projects have a chance to present their innovation as posters. International and Nordic investors will meet at the exclusive investor dinner.

Market opportunities by Team Finland

Team Finland helps companies by offering advice and building activities that connect Finnish companies to market opportunities. Explore the updating opportunities from different markets on Team Finland Market Opportunities website.

UK Propel Bootcamp: Accelerate your market entry to the UK

A tailor made bootcamp week on 29 January - 2 February, 2024, for Nordic healthtech companies looking to enter the UK

Looking towards the UK market and want to gain six months’ worth of market research, networking, and market development support in just one week?

Propel@YH Nordic Boot Camp is a week-long accelerator programme for Nordic-based companies who want to bring their products to the UK healthcare market. The bootcamp has been developed with Nordic HealthTech firms in mind, and will provide five days of intensive support, a crash course on the UK healthcare market, new knowledge and engagement with UK healthcare experts.

Nordic Innovation covers 50% of the participation fee for eligible Nordic companies.

Read more & register your interest