MedPhab – Photonics pilot line for medical diagnostics

Photonics Solutions at Pilot Scale for Accelerated Medical Device Development

MedPhab, Europe’s first pilot line for photonics-based medical devices, is launching an Open Call for the external companies developing medical products. The objective of the Open Call is to provide technology development services for the companies that are adopting advanced photonics technologies in the medical diagnostics solutions.

The Call is open from March 2021 to December 2022, and applicants will be able to apply anytime. The cut-off dates for the pre-screening stage are 15 July 2021, 31 January 2022, and 15 July 2022.

MedTech Pitch Day 2022

Berlin, Germany

A German seed investor firm High-Tech Gründerfond in collaboration with B.Braun, Dräger and Philips Health Innovation Port is organising the 8th MedTech Pitch Day on March 9, 2022, in Berlin. In addition to presentations and keynote speeches, the event gives founders a great opportunity to present their technology to leading MedTech investors and corporate decision-makers.

Interested in securing a pitching slot for your company? Please send your applications including a non-confidential executive summary or presentation of your start-up or project by January 31, 2022.

Orion Health Camp

Does your startup have health solutions for active retirees or for families with small children? Orion Pharma, a globally operating Finnish pharmaceutical company is looking to team up with your company!

Fill out the contact form and join forces with Orion to:

  • Get access to a wider customer group through Orion's channels 
  • Increase traction for your solution
  • Provide more holistic health services and true value for customers

Health Tuesday: BrainBreak

Webinar

Organiser: Business Finland

Finnish research in neurosciences and product development are renowned and on par with international high standards. A high-quality education system, excellence in technology, “research-friendly” citizens and decades worth of registered data are among the factors contributing to the success of Finnish neuroscience research.

The next event of the Health Talks series by Business Finland will focus on current and groundbreaking projects in the Finnish neuroscience field. Register for the free online event here.

 

Webinar series: Gain insight into the Nordic markets – Denmark

Webinar

Organiser: NorCare collaboration consisting of Danish Life Science Cluster, Norwegian Smart Care Cluster, Business Region Gothenburg and OuluHealth

Get the latest knowledge and insights on the Nordic hospital and care markets!

This webinar series will provide you with a broad overview of the structure of the Nordic countries’ healthcare systems as well as valuable information on how to create relationships and sell to the various players in these markets.

Sign up for the free webinar to learn more about the hospital and care market in Denmark. The event will consist of approximately 30 minutes presentations followed by Q&A sessions.

90 Day Finn programme

Helsinki, Finland

Hey investors, founders, and techies, apply to become a 90 Day Finn by 6 February 2022! The popular program, organised by Helsinki Partners, is now open for applications.

Experience life and work in Helsinki, the capital of the world’s happiest country. Take this chance to immerse yourself in one of the most innovative business ecosystems and one of the most sustainable cities on the planet.

Helsinki Partners will choose fifteen participants to move to Helsinki in August 2022. Read more and apply now!

Huipputeknologia ja digitalisaatio terveydenhuollossa: vaikuttavuuden hankinta (In Finnish)

Webinaari

Järjestäjä: Health Capital Helsinki, Helsinki Partners ja Sailab – MedTech Finland ry

Miten terveysteknologian vaikuttavuutta voidaan mitata? Miten vaikuttavuudesta viestitään niin, että sitä voidaan käyttää pätevänä mittarina julkisissa hankinnoissa? Mihin tulee kiinnittää erityishuomiota, kun tehdään vaikuttavuuteen perustuvia hankintoja? 

Tervetuloa keskustelemaan julkisista hankinnoista ja niiden kehittämisestä kaikille avoimeen ja maksuttomaan seminaarin 9.2.2022 klo 8.00! Tilaisuuden puhujina toimivat Laura Pitkänen (Valtiovarainministeriö), Miia Turpeinen (FinCCHTA) ja Minna Väänänen (Fresenius Medical Care).

Tapahtuma on osa Health Capital Helsingin, Helsinki Partnersin ja Sailab – MedTech Finland ry:n syksyllä 2021 alkanutta seminaarisarjaa.

Tilaisuus on avoin kaikille kiinnostuneille. Liity mukaan tilaisuuteen linkistä Sailabin sivuilta (ei ennakkoilmoittautumista).

Webinar series: Gain insight into the Nordic markets – Finland

Webinar

Organiser: NorCare collaboration consisting of Danish Life Science Cluster, Norwegian Smart Care Cluster, Business Region Gothenburg and OuluHealth

Get the latest knowledge and insights on the Nordic hospital and care markets!

This webinar series will provide you with a broad overview of the structure of the Nordic countries’ healthcare systems as well as valuable information on how to create relationships and sell to the various players in these markets.

Sign up for the final section of the series to learn more about the hospital and care market in Finland. The event is free of charge, and it will consist of approximately 30 minutes presentations followed by Q&A sessions.

New Nordic Leads Startup Investment Readiness Program 2022

Are you an early-stage startup ready to raise investment or currently starting to raise funding? EstBAN, FiBAN and Central Baltic Interregis are calling for committed teams with a connection to the Nordic-Baltic region to apply to the 4th batch of Startup Investment Readiness Program, kicking off in March 2022!

During the program, you will:

  • Get 8 weeks of hands-on investment readiness training and top-notch mentoring from the leading angel investors in the region
  • Grow your network of cross-border investors and fellow startup founders

The top teams will also get an opportunity to pitch at the EstBAN or FiBAN pitch event to a panel of potential investors.

The application period will end on February 11, 2022.

The City of Helsinki Innovation Challenge: Increasing the physical activity of young people

The City of Helsinki has launched an innovation challenge aimed at companies to promote the physical activity of young people. Through the challenge, the City is looking for innovative ways to increase the physical activity of upper secondary students and comprehensively promote well-being.

Proposals are not expected to be complete commercial solutions, but rather products that can be developed and tested during the challenge in collaboration with users and City experts. Proposed solutions should have business potential and present an innovative approach to the challenge.

Read more and apply by 11 February!

Venture Lab Program

Are you a newly established life science startup looking for funding and professional guidance? BioInnovation Institute has opened the call for the new Venture Lab program, which includes a EUR 500,000 risk-free convertible loan.

During the program, you will conduct key experiments to reach initial proof of concept and receive valuable help to make a business plan and set a team that will allow you to progress rapidly towards the market. Your startup will also get a scientific advisor, a leadership coach and a BII anchor person that will closely follow the company’s development.

The application period for the Venture Lab program ends on February 24. 

 

AstraZeneca Exchange Mentoring Program

Interested in connecting with one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, AstraZeneca? AstraZeneca and Business Tampere have launched a unique mentoring program for health technology and life science startups! The selected teams will have a chance to meet dedicated AstraZeneca mentors representing a wide range of industry expertise, in a one-off session per company.

Startups from all around Finland are welcomed. To apply to the program, please fill in your application here