for health startups and organisations
for health startups and organisations
Medical technology has special requirements compared to other fields developing and utilizing ICT. If you have experience in SW, HW or ICT service development and you are doing or planning to do Research, Development or Innovation in the field of medical technology, you need to know these special requirements and how these are applied in practice.
Now you have a possibility to learn more about medical technology and get a Master’s degree! Information Technology Master’s Programme in Metropolia University of Applied Sciences offers two specialization paths: Networking and Services, and Medical Technology. Studies starts in August 2021. Application period is 7-20 January 2021.
An exclusive acceleration program funded by the European Union as part of the response plan to defeat COVID-19 through the power of data. The program will grant EU companies (Single Players) with 100K € in direct funding to validate their data solutions in one of our clinical partners from Italy, Spain or Sweden. If the company already brings a Healthcare Provider that can validate the solution, the financial support will go up to 150K € (Team Players).
The solutions should address challenges related to diagnosis, prognosis or follow-up of COVID-19 patients. Selected ideas will join our acceleration program to boost a quick market uptake.
Business Finland and Tech Tour will continue the successful European Healthtech Investment Forum event series in 2021 in digital format. If you are a company within biotech & life sciences, diagnostics & medtech or digital health seeking capital investments or an investor seeking new companies to your portfolio, make sure to save the dates 15-19 March 2021.
A panel of seasoned investor will review all applications and the top 40 ranked companies will be invited to pitch at the event as well as meet potential investors in online 1-to-1 meetings.
The company application period is from 11 January until 29 January 2021.
An analysis of current pill minders revealed that none were designated as child resistant and the majority did not have important safety information including that the device should be stored out of the reach of children.
To inspire innovators to tackle this safety risk, Johnson & Johnson Innovation is proud to introduce the Pill Protect QuickFire Challenge: Designing for Medication Safety. They invite visionaries to submit ideas aiming to prevent or reduce the accidental accessing by children of medications in pill minders, pill organizers or pill dispensers.
The innovator(s) with the best idea, potential technology, or potential solution will receive up to $100,000 in grant funding, access to the global JLABS network and mentorship from experts at the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies.
The Next in Naturals QuickFire Challenge focusing on Children’s Wellness invites innovators to submit potential new form ingestible innovations and/or vehicles of delivery for children’s wellness products that utilize ingredients inspired by nature.
The innovator(s) with the best idea(s) will receive up to $50,000 in grant funding, one year of residency at an available JLABS, and mentorship from the Johnson& Johnson Family of Companies.
Innovation challenge to promote physical activity and well-being of the elderly people is open for applications now!
The City of Helsinki has opened a new innovation challenge for startups and SMEs in order to find new and innovative solutions to promote physical activity of the elderly people who live at home. We will select maximum of three companies to participate in a rapid experimentation that lasts for 3-4 months. During the experimentation period, the company has a chance to develop their product or service while elderly people of the city get a chance to try out new methods to increase their well-being.
We are primarily looking for solutions that:
The offered solution should answer to at least one of the above themes. The solution has to have business potential.
If you are interested – apply below! Unfortunately, the application form is only in Finnish this time. However, if you face any problems regarding the application, please contact senior advisor Noora Hagman (firstname.lastname@example.org).
NLSInvest is providing 50-60 carefully selected Rising Stars’ with unparalleled business opportunities. It is meant for Nordic Life Science companies in Bio/Pharma, Medtech/Diagnostics and Digital/EHealth that are aiming to grow.
Apply by 28 February 2021 to ensure a competitive advantage in the largest Life Science business meeting in the Nordics.
Benefits for selected Rising Stars:
Flexible, experienced mentoring free of charge
Life Science Mentors is a network of volunteers-based life science industry experts. The network is provided by Finnish Bioindustries. LS-Mentors was established to support the Finnish life science sector by helping companies reach their commercial and technological milestones. The platform matches individuals, start-ups and SMEs together with relevant skilled professionals in business related matters within pharma, healthtech, biotech industries and more. The aim is to facilitate access to flexible, experienced and free of charge mentoring.
To be able to provide best possible support in helping startups grow and get international, Health Capital Helsinki is joining forces with international ecosystems. The latest addition to our network is HealthTech Nordic, a community that helps us interact with Swedish, Danish, Norwegian colleagues. We encourage you to register as a Health Tech Nordic’s member to have an opportunity to e.g. join their great training programs. The services are completely free. More info coming!
Startups Against Coronavirus – Where startups help companies solve business-critical problems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic
COVID-19 is a severe threat to companies, incl. governments and institutions like hospitals. Startups are outliers in solving difficult problems, fast.
Company: Post a problem
Share problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic, so startups know what to focus on!
Startup: Post a solution
Share your solutions to problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic. So companies can solve critical challenges fast!