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 fifth event will take place on 31st May – 1st June, 2018.

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.

Upgraded Life Festival 31.5. - 1.6.2018

The biggest startup-driven health innovation event in the Nordics. Here the rising stars of healthtech meet more established innovators across the industry. Make sure to reserve your spot.

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Upcoming events

Jan 25 - Helsinki


Health Awards & Foresight Forum

Health Awards is a recognized award for the most passionate doers and the top achievements of the Finnish healthcare industry. Already for the third time, the winners will be chosen from the…

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Feb 5 - Helsinki/Tampere


Transforming India: Opportunities for Finnish Companies

The Embassy of India is organizing two Business Seminars on 5 and 6 February respectively in Helsinki and Tampere. The seminars will be extremely useful for Finnish companies that are…

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Jan 17 | News
Virve Ilkka, Director, HealthSPA

Why everyone who’s anyone in health is at Meilahti, Helsinki in 4 months

Health is a hot topic and there are many riding that wave these days, but Upgraded Life Festival is a joint get-together for those startups, academics, corporates, investors, health professional…

Anna-Maria Vuorinen, Communications Coordinator, Huoleti

Giving is receiving – The story of Huoleti

Huoleti is about communities and empowerment. It’s a mobile app for ill, troubled or worried and their loved ones to find others, to ask for and receive help and share…

Dec 21 | News
Virve Ilkka, Director, HealthSPA

Santa 1 – HealthSPA 226

Every now and then we at HealthSPA can relate to Santa Claus. For him the highlight of the year is Christmas, for us it's the Upgraded Life Festival. But unlike…

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