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.

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.

Read more

Upcoming events

Nov 7 - Porvoo


Terveys- ja hyvinvointiteknologiat ovat tulleet jäädäkseen – Oletko valmis?

Kiinnostaako terveys- ja hyvinvointiteknologia? Onko vielä syväsukellus aiheeseen tekemättä? TEKNO - Terveys- ja hyvinvointiteknologiaosaaminen sujuvaksi on ESR-rahoitteinen hanke, joka tarjoaa maksutonta koulutusta kaikille aiheesta kiinnostuneille. Tilaisuuksissamme kynnys on matalalla ja…

Read More
Nov 30 - Helsinki


Health and welfare services meets startups

Ministry of Social Affairs and Health (MSAH) invites startups and health and welfare service system organizations to accelerate their cooperation! This Slush side event brings together startups, providers of health, social…

Read More
See all


See all
Oct 19 | Industry
Virve Ilkka, Director, HealthSPA

Restocking Apteekki [App-Tech-iŋ]

The English word pharmacy, or a drug store, directs us to think of mainly pharmaceutical products. As the holistic healthcare has come here to stay, it’s good to be reminded…

Nightingale- Antti Kangas - Why “big data” needs to be made small
Antti Kangas, CTO/Co-founder, Nightingale Health

Why “big data” needs to be made small

Wearables, such as smartwatches and fitness trackers, have spread quickly, generating an enormous amount of biometric data for us to interpret. With a plethora of sensors available on the market…

Tanja Eranto, Communications Officer, NindUX

The user is the best indicator – NindUX was developed as a proactive research tool of indoor air problems

A start up company from Espoo, Finland, NindUX Oy was born from the observation that Finland lacks a tool for systematic monitoring of indoor air quality and changes for the…

See all
Back to top