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.

Become a member

Want to get support for your startup? We can help you smoothen the sometimes rocky startup path. Become our member and join the growing health startup community.

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Jul 11 | Uncategorized
Laura Lehmusto, CMO, Disior Ltd

Disior – At the Crossroads of Med and Tech

What do you get when you bring together one medical doctor, one doctor of biomechanics, and two engineers? If the engineers come from the world of mathematical modeling, simulations, and…

May 31 | Uncategorized
Polina Zyaparova

Throwback to Upgraded Life Festival 2017

A bit over a month has passed since Upgraded Life Festival (ULF) 2017. Two days of powerful talks and opinion sharing on the latest trends in the healthtech industry. The Finnish…

May 4 | Industry
Kirsi Havu, Project Manager, Health Tech Industry at Saranen Consulting

Health tech industry needs top talent to ensure growth

The Finnish health technology industry is going strong – exports grew to over €2,1 billion in 2016 and it is one of Finland’s key exports in high-tech. Finland is considered one…

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