Euro Scalers

Are you an established company that has successfully entered at least one market? Are you ready to find your first customers or partners in Europe? Apply to Euro Scalers, a growth-driven virtual accelerator program for Finnish scale-ups and be ready to get closer to your internationalisation goals.

The cost-free, 10-week program consists of workshops and top-level team coaching.

FIMM Meets Pharma: Case FinnGen – Ge­n­omic data sup­port­ing drug de­vel­op­ment and med­ical dis­cov­er­ies

Organiser: FIMM in collaboration with Health Capital Helsinki

The Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM) has for several years been spearheading collaborations from the University of Helsinki with pharmaceutical companies. FIMM Meets Pharma webinar series aims to showcase the current scientific frameworks and technological capabilities of FIMM and to spark interest in the pharmaceutical partners for new projects and collaborations.

In this webinar, we will feature the FinnGen study, an ambitious public-private research project aiming to produce and analyze genome data on 500.000 Finnish biobank participants. The study is coordinated by FIMM researchers and done in collaboration with academic research centers & biobanks in Finland and with a large number of international pharmaceutical companies.

Please join to learn more about how projects like FinnGen can enhance drug target identification and prioritization, what pharma is aiming for in genetic studies and what kind of future studies genome data in the Finnish biobanks enables.

Y Science: Health Pitching Competition

Apply to become one of the finalists who will pitch their idea on the stage of Y Science on December 1st! Y Science, an official side event of Slush, brings together the curious scientific community and the business world to inspire concrete action and contribution to the society in the field of life sciences.

Y Science Pitching Competition is searching for:

  • Early-stage science-based startups or pre-startups located in Helsinki Region and tackling problems related to health, medicine, or pharma
  • Companies that are part of the Health Incubator Helsinki

The winner will be granted 5,000 euros to take their exciting idea further.

 

Terkko Health X accelerator

Terkko Health X is an ambitious pre-accelerator for health tech and life science teams with the aim to support Finland-based entrepreneurship.

Researcher, entrepreneur, innovator, or basic degree student – Terkko Health X 2021 invites you to apply to our ambitious program that is arranged for the third time this year. With solutions ranging from diagnostic tools to health data and beyond, the program is open for all early-stage teams of 2 or more members that are willing to develop startups. In Terkko Health X you will learn to show clear proof of concept and the path to profitability, develop a clinical validation plan and start rolling it out while actively engaging with corporate partners. Interested? Apply now!

Application period: 6.9.–3.10.
Online Program: 16.10.–26.11.

Health Tuesday: Get acquainted with US and Asia Market Access Programs

Organiser: Business Finland

Join the Business Finland Health Thursday on October 5 and get acquainted with the US and Asia Market Access Programs. The event will include information on Market Access Programs, company success cases and an open discussion forum to ask questions and discuss market access programs in detail.

 

 

HELSEED workshops: Investor’s Insights

Organiser: Helsinki Think Company, the University of Helsinki

This autumn you can grow your entrepreneurship toolkit with a new set of HELSEED Workshops! The workshops are suited for teams that are planning to apply for HELSEED funding from the University of Helsinki as well as all curious minds interested in learning more about entrepreneurship.

The second workshop of the series, Investor’s Insights, focuses on revealing the key elements that you should always have in order when planning to meet potential investors. 

Learning objectives of the workshop include:

  • Learning how investors view early-stage startups
  • Learning how to be prepared for negotiations with potential investors
  • Learning how to take questions of sustainability and responsibility into consideration in the early stage of your business

All workshops are free to join and held via Zoom in English. 

Huipputeknologia ja digitalisaatio terveydenhuollossa: innovaatioiden hankinta (in Finnish)

Järjestäjä: Sailab – MedTech Finland ry, Helsinki Business Hub, Health Capital Helsinki

Kuinka terveysteknologian innovaatioita saadaan terveydenhuollon käyttöön? Miten tutkimus-, kehitys- ja innovaatiotoiminta huomioidaan hankintamenettelyissä ja mitä erityiskysymyksiä aiheeseen liittyy? Näihin kysymyksiin vastataan innovaatioiden hankinta -seminaarissa. Lisäksi pohditaan, kuinka referenssejä tulisi (voida) hyödyntää ja sitä, onko suomen kielen vaatiminen hankinta-asiakirjoissa tarkoituksenmukaista.

Tapahtumassa ovat puhujina muun muassa erikoistutkija Ville Valovirta (VTT) ja toimitusjohtaja Petteri Joenpolvi (Adesante).

Liity tilaisuuteen tästä linkistä tietokoneella 6.10. klo 8.00 (ei ennakkoilmoittautumista.)

 

eHealth2021 in a Lifecycle – International Conference & The 26th Finnish National Conference on Telemedicine and eHealth

Organiser: Finnish Society of Telemedicine and eHealth (FSTeH) and the Oulu University Hospital

The conference will cover multiple themes updating the knowledge on the International and Nordic eHealth trends and solutions. The program is aimed at healthcare professionals and service providers as well as researchers in the eHealth area. The conference offers a unique meeting place and new information to physicians, nursing staff as well as to responsible persons for management, planning and education. Top quality international keynote lectures are accompanied by up-to-date scientific abstracts.

The conference will be organised as a live event in Oulu for participants coming from Finland. International participants are warmly welcome to the English language hybrid conference section.

HELSEED workshops: Startup Legalities + Q&A

Organiser: Helsinki Think Company, the University of Helsinki

This autumn you can grow your entrepreneurship toolkit with a new set of HELSEED Workshops! The workshops are suited for teams that are planning to apply for HELSEED funding from the University of Helsinki as well as all curious minds interested in learning more about entrepreneurship.

The third workshop offers a structured overview on key legal matters concerning the process of setting up, as well as sustaining a business. The participants will also have a chance to ask their own questions that will be answered by legal professionals. 

Learning objectives of the workshop are:

  • Getting an overview of key legal matters, contracts and documentation you are expected to handle as an entrepreneur
  • Taking a look at good sources of information to support your journey

All workshops are free to join and held via Zoom in English. 

NOME Startup Competition

Nordic Mentor Network for Entrepreneurship (NOME) invites startups working in biotech, medtech, diagnostics, healthcare, digital health, and industrial biotech based in the Nordics to participate in the Startup Competition!

Startup Competition, held on November 23 in Copenhagen, offers your company a great opportunity to not just network with the leading experts in the field of life sciences but also to get a direct pass to participate in the NOME Mentoring Program. In addition, five companies will be selected to pitch at the NOME Annual Meeting. The winner will receive the NOME prize of 50 000 DKK.

HELSEED workshops: Pitch Clinic

Organiser: Helsinki Think Company, the University of Helsinki

This autumn you can grow your entrepreneurship toolkit with a new set of HELSEED Workshops! The workshops are suited for teams that are planning to apply for HELSEED funding from the University of Helsinki as well as all curious minds interested in learning more about entrepreneurship.

The last Helseed workshop of the year focuses on delivering an effective presentation - a pitch. 

Learning objectives of the workshop include:

  • Learning the basics of pitching: to-dos and don’ts of an impressive pitch
  • Starting to build your pitch for a business idea or a school project
  • Practising pitching and get feedback from your presentation

All workshops are free to join and held via Zoom in English. 

 

 

FLTM x Health Talks – Innovations from Health & Life Sciences

Organiser: Aalto Ventures Program, VTT Launchpad, Aalto Startup Center and Aalto Innovation Services in collaboration with Health Talks and Helsinki Institute of Life Sciences (HiLIFE)

Join the From Lab to Market event to discover three different stories, around all living things! This time we’re hearing developments from researchers in health and life sciences, turning research into innovations to solve real life problems!

How to create impact out of research? How to turn your research into action? Could I, should I, commercialize my research? Do I have to leave academia, can I ever return? What does science-based entrepreneurship or academic entrepreneurship mean?