Health Startup Association of Finland

Health Startup Association of Finland

Want to change the business of health and wellness?

HealthSPA is a non-profit association for health startups, with a bold goal to put Finland on the world map when it comes to health. We are also the organisers of the Nordic’s largest health startup event – Upgraded Life Festival. The fourth event will take place on April 25-26th, 2017.

The industry thrives on cooperation and we create events and projects to enable matchmaking especially between startups, corporates, public sector and universities.

Everyone will reach their goals quicker when we work together.

Upcoming events

Upgraded Life TALKS vol. 1
Solving Hard Problems in Healthcare. Startup Approach
27 September, 2016

Upgraded Life TALKS vol.2
Solution LAB. Case – Cancer Centre (HUS)
26 October, 2016

Upgraded Life Festival
25-26 April, 2017

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Upcoming SPA events

Oct 26 - Helsinki


Upgraded Life TALKS vol. 2 Solution LAB. Case – cancer centre (HUS)

Solution Lab: Innovation through collaboration in Finnish health sector. Case - improving daily life of cancer patients. During Spring 2016 more than 220 suggestions have been collected in the Helsinki…

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Nov 24 - Helsinki


Upgraded Life TALKS vol. 3 Big Deal: How Health & Wellbeing Startups can Collaborate with Public Sector and Corporates?

Upgraded Life TALKS vol. 3 "Big Deal" is the fantastic opportunity for startups to ask questions from the decision makers of the massive public sector organisation and private sector organisation,…

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Oct 13 | Industry
Veera Veromaa

Lääkäri uuden edessä

"Digitalisaation puhutaan haastavan sosiaali- ja terveyspalveluja sekä samalla tuovan mahdollisuuden tarkastella kokonaan uudenlaisia toimintamalleja. Terveysteknologian mahdollisuudet alkoivat kiinnostaa, kun mikään 50:stä erikoisalasta ei tuntunut täysin omalta. Edellisvuonna yritin aktiivisesti etsiä…

Sep 30 | Industry News
Maria Nygård

Kertomalla Paranee is now looking for your solution to challenges in cancer care!

Finland is one of the leading countries in cancer treatment. Yet, there is room for improvement. Now, HUCH Comprehensive Cancer Center, Novartis Finland, UPM, HealthSPA, Helsinki Business Hub and Sitra…

Bogdana Gamburg

Solving Hard Problems in Healthcare. Startup Perspective.

On Upgraded Life TALKS vol. 1 we gathered all the bright minds, starting from healthcare professionals and medical students, to startups and industry players, and talked about the future of healthcare…

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