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See you at the event on 15th of October at Dipoli, Aalto University!

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Organising Partners:

Northbay is a company that builds ideas. We are a Creative agency that Directs, Designs and Develops. By specializing on research and technology intensive clients, we look forward to impact local and global landscape.

Contact: otto.olavinen@northbay.fi  +358 40 7637918

Healthtech Finland is an industry association and part of Technology Industries of Finland. Healthtech Finland is also a community: we foster our industry’s growth and collective knowledge.

HUS - The Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa - is a Joint Authority formed by 24 municipalities. The aim is to offer patients in all member municipalities a timely and equal access to specialized medical care.

Aalto University is a multidisciplinary community where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future.

Sponsors:

Our main sponsor and partner in Health Design Pitching Competition for 20 000€

Instrumentarium Science Foundation is a private, non-profit science foundation whose purpose is to promote and support medical, technical and scientific equipment and methods related research and economic research in these fields through grants. 

Oura Health Ltd. is a Finnish health technology company founded in 2013. Oura is the world’s first wellness ring and app that shows how your body responds to your lifestyle by analyzing your sleep, activity levels, daily rhythms and the physiological responses in your body. Personalized for you, Oura guides you towards better sleep, recovery and readiness to perform.

Oura has users in over 70 countries, and several top universities, research organizations, sleep clinics, and companies are utilizing the data and insights Oura provides. Oura Health Ltd.’s HQ and major manufacturing facilities are located in Oulu, Finland. Other locations include Helsinki and San Francisco.

Supporters & Community:

HYTE-AIRO. The objective of the Well-being and Health Sector AiRo Programme is to speed up the utilisation of artificial intelligence and robotics in the well-being sector’s services and operating processes.

The programme’s areas of focus are: Living at home, Care and logistics in the hospital environment, Pharmacotherapy and pharmaceutical service, Well-being coaching and rehabilitation.

Biodesign Finland is an innovative path to find commercializable solutions supporting startup founding. In Biodesign, systematically identified medical needs are solved by inventing and implementing new biomedical technologies.

MSG Securities was founded in Silicon Valley in 1996 to bring exceptional expertise and service to early and growth stage companies in telecom and technology. It was originally known as MobileSolve Group, and later changed its name as it expanded to encompass all of the TMT industries (Telecom, Media and Technology), and the Health Care and Life Sciences industries.

Finnish Business Angels Network (FiBAN) is a non-profit association of private investors on a mission to inspire private investments. The network is one of the largest and most active business angel networks in Europe with over 650 approved investor members.

Vault Impact is a dedicated Social Impact focused VC for early stage startups startups in  Finland, Sweden & Estonia. We make equity investments in companies that make a measurable positive impact on society while bringing market rate capital returns.

Upgraded is a non-profit association for health & wellbeing startups in Finland. Our goal is to make sure that startup innovations have an established role in the society as a source of health and wellbeing solutions.  No good health innovation should be lost due to the lack of knowledge about it.

The Hub has two main target groups: the first one being growth startups based in Finland and Nordics, who are facing various challenges related to scalability. These challenges can be related to recruitment, funding or other insights.

The second main target group is applicants who want to join a startup. It is those who are already a part of the startup ecosystem, students with the dream of becoming entrepreneurs, staff members at more established firms, or anyone else wanting to be part of a startup journey. The Hub is completely free to use for both groups; startups and applicants. Life is short - join a startup!

Maria 01 is the most thriving environment for ambitious tech entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and large enterprises in the ecosystem. We are a non-profit combination of a entrepreneur’s community house, selective incubator and a technology builders club. www.maria.io

Ornamo Art and Design Finland, established in 1911, is an expert organisation in the field of design. Ornamo advances the profession of designers and promotes the role of design in society.We support you in your career, whether you are a designer or an artist, or looking for inspiring employment opportunities. Our activities rely on a community principle: we work for the benefit of each other and the entire profession.

Terkko Health Hub is a startup hub, co-working area and an event venue focusing on health and life sciences. It is a project initiated by Faculty of Medicine and Helsinki Institute of Life Science at the University of Helsinki and HUS University Hospital. Our goal is to foster development of new ideas, facilitate their transition into successful businesses, as well as to create an environment where researchers, entrepreneurs, clinicians, investors and other changemakers meet and work together.

We believe there’s more to gain by working together, rather than doing it alone and starting from scratch. We offer uplifting solutions to business problems by carefully selecting the best Startup talent and then tuning their offering to match the business needs.

Ornamo Art and Design Finland, established in 1911, is an expert organisation in the field of design. Ornamo advances the profession of designers and promotes the role of design in society.We support you in your career, whether you are a designer or an artist, or looking for inspiring employment opportunities. Our activities rely on a community principle: we work for the benefit of each other and the entire profession.

Nordic Mentor Network for Entrepreneurship (NOME) is an exclusive Nordic Mentoring program for promising life science startups with world class mentors.NOME matches Nordic startups with highly skilled volunteer professionals to help them reach their goals and technology milestones. http://nome.nu

Maria 01 is the most thriving environment for ambitious tech entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and large enterprises in the ecosystem. We are a non-profit combination of a entrepreneur’s community house, selective incubator and a technology builders club. www.maria.io

Health Capital Helsinki is an alliance formed in 2015 by the City of Helsinki, the University of Helsinki, Aalto University and HUS Helsinki University Hospital. Health Capital Helsinki develops Finland and the Helsinki region into the best Northern European hub for life science- and healthtech-based innovations and business development. HCH facilitates the commercialization of scientific research, increases the number of business ideas, startup companies and jobs, as well as supports business growth and accelerates export.

SPARK Finland program is designed to increase the maturity of academic and clinical discoveries towards practical solutions in the life science and health tech space. https://sparkfinland.fi