Finnish AI Region launch event

Think Corner (Tiedekulma), Yliopistonkatu 4, Helsinki

Finnish AI Region (FAIR) is building a new artificial intelligence ecosystem in Finland, which will accelerate the business of SMEs through automation and digitization based on artificial intelligence. Join us for the kick-off event of FAIR on 4 April and learn about the extensive, free services for SMEs of this new European Digital Innovation Hub (EDIH)!

FAIR’s technological focus is on AI, but at the same time it also offers expertise in the field of extended reality (XR), cyber security, funding search and high-performance computing. The services are primarily free for SMEs.

Learn more & register

Health Tuesday: Uuden ajan B2B-myynti

Team Finland House, Porkkalankatu 1, Helsinki

Järjestäjä: Business Finland

Menestyvässä myynnissä koko organisaatio tekee yhdessä töitä asiakkaan eteen, mutta lopulta myynti on kuitenkin yksilölaji. Kaikki lähtee sinun mielenmaisemastasi. Tule mukaan Health Tuesday -tapahtumaan kuulemaan kattava läpileikkaus B2B-myynnin mielenkiintoisesta maailmasta ja Business Finlandin tarjoamista työkaluista myynnin kehittämiseen.

Tilaisuus on myös erinomainen verkottumismahdollisuus. Ilmoittaudu mukaan heti, sillä paikkoja on rajatusti! Huomaathan että tapahtuman kieli on suomi ja se järjestetään vain fyysisenä tapahtumana.

EC2VC Investment Forum and Pitching Competition

The 13th edition of EC2VC Investors Forum and Pitch Competition will take place as part of the Radical Health Festival Helsinki 2023 on 12 June at the Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre. The event will gather the most active investors in digital health around Europe and beyond.

10 innovative startups, currently looking for investment, will be selected to participate in the Pitch Competition. They will present their solution in a 5-minute pitch and discuss it in front of a panel of the most influential digital health investors in Europe.

Great prizes: A cash prize of €5,000 by Innovestor, presentation in a conference keynote, free exhibition stand, coaching with Innovestor

Read more and apply by 10 April!

Arctic15 Pitching Competition

Any early-stage startup based in Europe is welcome to apply!

Main prize: Minimum 100,000€ investment from angel investors.

Top 15 startups will get to pitch on the main stage of Arctic15 in Helsinki on 2 June.

Apply by 12 April!

Tahko Ski Lift Pitch & Kuopio Health side event

Tahko, Nilsiä, Finland

Eastern Finland’s most unique business and networking event offers an energising experience for all business minded people! Pitch your way to the peak of Tahko Mountain, secure your spot amongst future business leaders and strike deals in an after-ski mindset with business professionals!

On 12 April (15:30-18:00), Kuopio Health is organising a side event targeted at healthcare investors, startups, research groups and others working in the field. The event offers an opportunity for networking and making new contacts. Investors are urging also very early phase ideas (not even RtoB yet) to come and introduce themselves. Register here!

Digital Wellbeing Sprint looking for company partners

Companies, do you need fresh, out-of-the-box thinking related to your digital services for health and wellbeing?

Digital Wellbeing Sprint is an intensive course organised by Laurea, Haaga-Helia and Metropolia University of Applied Sciences on 23-30 May 2023. The course is based on open innovation and co-creation methods. Project includes seven intensive working days when students in multidisciplinary teams create future digital services for health and wellbeing sector. Teams generate ideas and test user-friendly digital solutions for partner organisations.

Would your company be one of those partners? The deadline for final challenges from companies is 14 April. More information on the Digital Wellbeing Spint website and here: DWS23_Summary_for_companies

Contact: Project Manager Viljami Osada,, 050 327 3049
Digital Wellbeing Sprint is organised using remote access.

Japan Health Day

Team Finland House, Porkkalankatu 1, Helsinki

Organiser: Business Finland

Come learn more about the digital health market in Japan! Business Finland is organising a physical event in Helsinki for Finnish healthtech companies interested in the Japanese healthcare market.

Digitalization of medical service and equipment is urgently needed in the fast aging society of Japan. It is estimated that the digital health market will exceed 10 trillion JPY by 2025 (approx. EUR71.4 billion), which offers many opportunities for Finnish healthcare industry and its business activities.

Who should attend? Finnish digital health companies active with diagnostics, preventive health, biobanks, wellness solutions and agetech.

Company clinics: Business Finland's Tokyo office will organise clinics on 18 and 19 April to advise Finnish companies on the proper way to approach opportunities in Japan. Meeting details will be sent to companies registered for Japan Health Day.

Healthcare InnoMatch 2023 information sessions

CHISEL Healthcare InnoMatch 2023 is now open for submissions. Sign up for the information sessions to find out more!

Healthcare InnoMatch 2023 is looking for SMEs and startups with near market-ready, scalable, end-to-end solutions to reshape preventive care for a healthier population. Successful start-ups/SMEs will obtain funding support of up to S$400,000 to test bed their solutions in the healthcare environment, with the support of Singapore’s healthcare clusters.

To find out more about Healthcare InnoMatch 2023, join one of the information sessions:

  • 3 Apr 2023 (Mon), 10 AM (GMT+8)
  • 20 Apr 2023 (Thu), 5 PM (GMT+8)
  • 11 May 2023 (Thu), 10.30 PM (GMT+8)

Register here

Healthcare InnoMatch is an initiative of CHI (Centre for Healthcare Innovation, Singapore) under its CHI Start-up Enterprise Link (CHISEL).

Webinar: Partner with Bayer


Meet Bayer's EMEA Partnering Team: Collaborate To Cure Hub EMEA

Passionate about bringing innovation to patients? Are you working on the next breakthrough project in healthcare? Are you researching and innovating in Cell & Gene Therapy, Oncology, Immunology, Ophthalmology, Cardiovascular Diseases, Women’s Health, Radiology, or Digital Health?

Bayer wants to hear from you! Connect with Bayer's EMEA Partnering Team at one of their meet & greet partnering webinars hosted by the Bayer Collaborate to Cure Hub EMEA.

Choose one of the dates: 28 February / 24 March / 20 April

Bayer global partnering info

The Digital Health Industry Exhibition DMEA

Berlin, Germany

The Digital Health Industry Exhibition DMEA in Berlin is the largest gathering of digital healthcare and trade professionals in the DACH region. It is visited by administrative directors, doctors and nurses from German, Austrian and Swiss hospitals, clinics and medical institutions. In 2022, DMEA had more than 500 exhibitors and was visited by over 11000 healthcare professionals. In 2023, DMEA takes place on 25.–27 April.

Business Finland is inviting Finnish digital health companies to the Finland pavilion at DMEA and offers Exhibition Explorer funding for SMEs. Read more!

Hire an international student from the Aalto University School of Business for an internship

There is a shocking shortage of competent employees in many fields in Finland, so employers compete for university students not only once their graduate but also during their studies. The Aalto University School of Business attracts talented foreign students who are looking to get in touch with the world of work in Finland and who, on the other hand, offer a solution to the labour shortage.

Act now and hire an international student from the Aalto University School of Business for an internship! Hiring an international student as an intern offers an easy and risk-free way for your company to try out international recruitment.

In addition, small and medium-sized enterprises, non-profit organisations and state organisations can receive a subsidy from the Aalto University School of Business for the salary costs of an international student, if necessary.

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