Event info
Date:24 Feb
Time:8:30 - 10:30
Venue:Medicon Valley Alliance, Copenhagen S

Introduction to Health Hotspot Helsinki and Upgraded life festival

Join us at the upcoming Good Morning Meeting and learn about Health Capital Helsinki and its collaboration possibilities. Health Capital Helsinki is also looking for new partners.

In the event you will hear about the biggest health startup and innovations event in the Nordics, Upgraded Life Festival which will be held 25-26 April in Helsinki. This event collects the whole health ecosystem together from startups, investors, corporates, public sector, healthcare professionals and other forerunners from the field. Last year the event gathered 1100+ participants, 100+ startups and 80+ speakers, and this year it will be even bigger with two days of content. In this morning meeting you will have a chance to hear about the latest news from this exciting event, and ask any questions you might have considering your participation.

Date: February 24th 2017
Time: 08:30 – 10:30
Venue: Medicon Valley Alliance,  Arne Jacobsens Allé 17, 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark, Ground floor



08.30-09.00Coffee and networking

Introduction to Health Hotspot Helsinki
Tuula Palmén, Ph.D. Head of Health Capital Helsinki Project Office

Upgraded Life Festival
Hanna Vartia, Director at Health Startup Association of Finland – HealthSPA





Tuula Palmén
Head of project office
Health Capital Helsinki

Hanna Vartia
Health Startup Association of Finland
– HealthSPA

Today health technology and life science is Finland’s number one high technology export field. Helsinki metropolitan is the coolest tech hub. City of Helsinki is top 3 in entrepreneurial culture and quality of life in Europe and top 3 globally in supporting innovation.

Global MIT ranking has identified Helsinki Metropolitan’s Aalto University among top 5 arising stars. University of Helsinki is among the top 1% of the world’s best scientific universitites. In the region there also is one of the biggest hospitals in Western countries, Helsinki University Hospital.

Taken together this combo carries a huge scientific and business potential.

Now City of Helsinki, University of Helsinki, Aalto University and HUS Helsinki University Hospital have a will to develop a research based innovation and business ecosystem, Health Capital Helsinki, with the aim of making Helsinki – and strengthening Nordics as – the leading European region of life science and health tech.

Read more about the Upgraded Life Festival:

Foto Upgraded Life Festival


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