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Upgraded Life TALKS vol. 3 "Big Deal" is the fantastic opportunity for startups to ask questions from the decision makers of a massive public sector organisation and a private sector organisation. At the event you will get direct contacts of the people who could help to deliver your solution to thousands of users. Come to Upgraded Life TALKS vol. 3, learn about the current and future needs of HUS and Mehiläinen. Get the startup perspective from Noona, the TOP-20 health startups in Europe.
17:30 - Registration and coffee
17:50 - Welcoming words
18:00 - Miikka Korja, Chief Innovation Officer at HUS
18:15 - Ossi Laukkanen, eHealth Director at Mehiläinen
18:30 - Panel discussion with Miikka Korja (HUS), Ossi Laukkanen (Mehiläinen) and Pasi Heiskanen (Noona healthcare). Moderated by Tiina Zilliacus.
18.50 - Networking
19:30 - Doors close. Everyone are free to continue the discussion at Maria 0-1 bar.
The event is hosted by:
Tiina Zilliacus, entrepreneur
Tiina Zilliacus is serial entrepreneur, advisor, business angel and most importantly, human in technology. She has worked 20 years together with digital services, both in big corporations and small start-ups.
Our speakers include:
Chief Innovation Officer at HUS, The Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, MD, PhD, Neurosurgeon
Miikka Korja is Associate Professor in Neurosurgery, University of Helsinki, and Cerebrovascular consultant (MD, PhD) in one of the largest Western neurosurgical units, Helsinki University Central Hospital. Miikka has a history in basic (medical biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics) and clinical (from cross-over drug studies to population-based epidemiological studies) research. Miikka is advocating for transparency in medical research and clinical medicine. About HUS: By 2020 The Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) plans to digitalise and optimise most of it's operations. What are the needs in HUS and what kind of services it might be looking for? How can your startup get one of the largest hospital in the northern hemisphere as a customer? 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. Functioning as part of HUS, Helsinki University Hospital HUH is nationally responsible for treating severe and rare illnesses and ones calling for special expertise and technology.
Ossi Laukkanen, eHealth Director at Mehiläinen
Ossi Laukkanen is an eHealth innovator and a strong executor implementing innovative ideas to value adding services. Ossi is leading the eHealth development at Mehiläinen. Mehiläinen is the biggest private social and healthcare provider in Finland.
Pasi Heiskanen, COO and co-founder of Noona Healthcare
Pasi Heiskanen is the Chief Operating Officer and Co-founder of Noona Healthcare. He is an IT and business development professional with passion for building solutions that work in practice. Pasi combines his health industry and cancer care expertise with deep knowledge in utilizing IT and digitalization to yield value. Ramping up Noona service and Noona Healthcare as a company is his latest mile stone in this path. Pasi’s mission is to build sustainable solutions for cancer hospitals in providing better care to their patients.
Noona is a mobile service that provides cancer centers a real-time holistic view of their patients’ wellbeing. This year it was chosen in Health Awards 2016 as the Health Innovation of the Year in Finland. The essential criteria for the award were the improvements made in patient care, cost savings, and commercial potential in global markets. In June 2016 Healthtech Summit selection committee named Noona as one of the 20 most promising digital health companies in Europe.
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Want to know more about Upgraded Life TALKS? Read about the concept here. Hungry for more? Join us on April 25-26 2017 at Upgraded Life Festival, the biggest health & wellbeing startup event in the Nordics.
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Finnish Health Startup Association, HealthSPA
Non-profit association for Finnish health startups. We connect the health startup community & enable collaboration within a health industry. We strive to improve competitiveness and increase the success rate of Finnish health startups.