“Metropolia’s strategy focuses on continuous learning, digitalisation and sustainable growth and development,” says Metropolia’s President, CEO Riitta Konkola.
“As a higher education institution, we want to be the reinforcers of future expertise and regional business. Uusimaa region has excellent opportunities to strengthen the emergence of innovations in the fields of wellbeing and health technologies, as long as we boldly build cross-sectoral ecosystems in cooperation. The goal of Metropolia and Siemens Healthineers is to build a creative and innovative cooperation platform,” continues Konkola.
Co-operation with Siemens Healthineers ensures a good career path for Metropolia students in health and medical technology. Collaboration increases students’ ability to take on demanding challenges across disciplines. University co-operation and research partnerships enable the introduction and utilisation of new technologies and innovations, the transformation of care pathways and the digitalisation of healthcare in Finland.
Health Capital Helsinki connecting right partners
Health Capital Helsinki is very pleased to see Siemens Healthineers – one of the major global health technology corporations – entering into collaboration with Metropolia University of Applied Sciences and their state-of-the-art simulation hospital.
“One of the key roles of Health Capital Helsinki is to connect large international health corporations with the best expertise and know-how in the Helsinki Metropolitan health ecosystem. In this case, we were able to do just that by connecting Siemens Healthineers with Metropolia. We wish great success for the collaboration and we are excited about the new opportunities it will bring,” says Juha Paakkola, Director of Health Capital Helsinki.