Finnish HealthTech Delegation to Israel, 13-15 September 2022

Team Finland will organize a HealthTech delegation to Israel on 13-15 September, 2022.

Objective of the delegation is to meet the key HealthTech stakeholders including investors, hospitals and their innovation labs like Clalit Innovation, Assuta Hospital, ARC Sheba, Ichilov IMed TLV and many more!  Aim is to find validation, pilot, testbed and business opportunities for Finnish companies.

Check out the recently held info webinar recording and/or the webinar slides.

Sign up here the latest by 26 August!

For more information, contact Sami Jääskeläinen, Counsellor, Trade and Investment, Embassy of Finland, Tel Aviv

Break into the MedTech industry with Meet&Match.Dx

The Meet & Match.Dx programme is a challenge-based acceleration programme that connects SMEs developing breakthrough diagnostic solutions with major pharmaceutical and medical technology companies in Europe through tailored workshops, unparalleled exposure to industry executives and decision makers and one-to-one pitching sessions, with the aim to explore partnership opportunities.

2022 Challenges:

  • Non-invasive tools to measure nutrient status in children and adults in collaboration with Abbott
  • Accurate, real-time visualization of tumors during oncology resection surgeries in collaboration with Medtronic
  • Point-of-care test for allergy in collaboration with ThermoFisher Scientific
  • Disruptive solutions for early disease idenification and interdisciplinary treatment of eosinophilic diseases in collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline GmbH & Co. KG

Webinars to get more info about the programme and the application process:

Apply by 28 August!

NLSInvest 2022

Are you a startup operating in the health, medical, or life science industry? Apply to join the NLSInvest Rising Stars challenge to be held during NLSDays 2022!

40 companies will be selected to pitch in front of the global investor community of NLSDays and NLSDays audience, as well as to get access to the unique partnering platform for face-to-face meetings with potential partners – at no cost. 

Read more about the schedule and selection criteria and send your application latest by 31 August here.



UK accelerator “Propel@YH Nordic” intro webinar


Looking towards the UK market and want to gain six months’ worth of market research, networking, and market development support in just one week? Join the introductory webinar of the Propel@YH Nordic Boot Camp accelerator on 1 September.

Propel@YH Nordic Boot Camp is a tailor-made accelerator program for Nordic-based companies who want to bring their products to the UK healthcare market. The program builds on the success of an accelerator program organized by the Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) since 2019, and gives Nordic innovators access to five days of intensive support, knowledge and engagement with UK healthcare experts.

Read more and sign up for the intro webinar!

LSX Nordic Congress

Copenhagen, Denmark

In September 2022, leading Biotech, Medtech and HealthTech CEOs will be gathered for a 2-day executive conference, 1-2-1 in-person partnering and showcase opportunities at the 5th LSX Nordic Congress.

After four years in Stockholm, and 2 years virtual, the LSX Nordic Congress is back in Copenhagen, Denmark!

Join the 400+ participants to meet your next partner, secure your next deal or that crucial next round of investment.

Tickets are available now!

Health Tuesday: Sustainability in healthcare – Nordic perspectives


Organiser: Business Finland in collaboration with the Embassy of Denmark in Finland and Nordic Center for Sustainable Healthcare

Sustainability in healthcare is a truly explicit challenge for the future and therefore taking proactive actions towards a healthier future is essential.  The Nordic countries are the first movers  in this field and sustainability considerations are increasingly more integrated part of both healthcare providers’ as well as health technology providers’ operations.

Join Health Tuesday to hear latest news and examples on how healthcare providers and technology providers in Denmark and Finland are taking steps towards providing more sustainable future healthcare.

Terkko Health X pre-incubator programme

The health industry needs new innovative solutions – is your team the one to provide them? Terkko Health X, an ambitious pre-incubator programme for health and life sciences, takes place from 24 September until 4 November 2022.

The programme is targeted for early stage teams with ambition to create impactful solutions that solve real healthcare problems. You bring the ideas – we help you build up the right skills and capabilities to take your health and life science concept into the market. Application period for the programme is from 15 August until 11 September 2022.

The programme aims at supporting entrepreneurship based in Finland. Terkko Health X is co-organized by Terkko Health Hub and Helsinki Think Company. This year, the programme is also officially part of the University of Helsinki’s Helsinki Incubators.

Hoiva&Terveys Arena

Helsinki, Paasitorni

Järjestäjät: Bonnier Business Forum/Hoiva&Terveys, Accenture, Apotti, Tekir ja Terveystalo

Hoiva&Terveys Arenassa terveydenhuollon organisaatioiden ja yritysten päättäjät, ammattilaiset, viranomaiset ja poliitikot keskustelevat ajankohtaisista aiheista, liiketoimintamahdollisuuksista sekä sosiaali- ja terveysalan kuumimmista kysymyksistä.

Luvassa on alan huippupuhujat Suomesta ja maailmalta, uusi näkökulmia ja ideoita sekä verkostoitumista kollegoiden kanssa. Tapahtumassa keskitytään terveydenhuollon järjestämiseen ja palvelujen tuotantoon Suomessa ja muualla maailmassa.

Hoiva&Terveys Arena järjestetään kauniissa Helsingin Paasitornin Juhlasalissa tiistaina 13.9. klo 9.00-15.00.

HealthBIO seminar and partnering event

Turku, Finland

Organiser: Turku Business Region, Health Turku and EEN

Welcome to HealthBIO 2022 event!

  • HealthBIO Seminar, 14 September at 10-16.30 (Presidentti auditorium, BioCity, Tykistökatu 6, Turku)
    Confirmed speakers include: Marcel van Duin (Organon), Pekka Simula (Innovestor Ventures), Jyrki Liljeroos (National Drug Development Centre), Juhana Rauramo (HyTest)
  • HealthBIO Get together, 14 September, at 18.30-22.00 (Scandic Hamburger Börs, Kauppiaskatu 6, Turku)
  • HealthBIO 2022 Partnering Event and Pitching Competition, 15 September (SparkUp premises, ElektroCity, Tykistökatu 4, Turku)

Register for the events by 6 September.

Apply for the pitching competition by sending a short abstract of your 5 min presentation by 12 August:

Minnesota is seeking Finnish entrepreneurs! Twin Cities Startup Week

Minnesota, US

As the second-largest startup week in the United States, Twin Cities Startup Week (TCSW) inspires, equips, and connects entrepreneurs and potential startup founders to start and grow businesses. More than 20,000 registered attendees participate in 200+ events focused on educating, networking, and inspiring Twin Cities entrepreneurs.

Apply for the Fly-In Program 2022 and get flights & travel paid:
As a Fly-In Program participant, you'll be reimbursed for travel to TCSW 2022 and experience TCSW workshops, networking, community events and special perks exclusive to the Fly-In Program including city tours and arts & music events.

Read more and apply now!

ITU/WHO Focus Group on Artificial Intelligence for Health

Biomedicum Helsinki or virtually

Organiser: UN's International Telecommunication Union (ITU), World Health Organization (WHO) and University of Helsinki

The ITU/WHO Focus Group on Artificial Intelligence for Health (FG-AI4H) works in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) to establish a standardized assessment framework for the evaluation ​of AI-based methods for health, diagnosis, triage or treatment decisions. Participation in the FG-AI4H is free of charge and open to all.

The next workshop and meeting is held at Biomedicum Helsinki on 19-22 September, 2022. Register here by 5 September!

The 11th MEDICA Start-up Competition

The 11th MEDICA Start-up Competition is searching for the most outstanding innovations in digital health. It aims to take innovations of start-ups to the next level by creating valuable connections and worldwide visibility. From health apps to new tools of healthcare data collection and AI enabled analytics, advanced robotics, and new approaches in diagnostics – innovators from around the globe are welcome to submit their solutions.

Conditions of Submission:

  • Solutions using Health apps | AI in healthcare | Robotics | Lab Diagnostics & Others
  • Submissions in English
  • Available at least in one market until the end of Q2 2023 and not launched before 2019

The Top12 Medical Start-ups 2022 will benefit from MEDICA, the global largest trade-fair for the digitalization of the healthcare industry.