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Oct 16, 2017

Tekes, research funding, Business Finland

Info event: Renewal of Tekes research funding

Research funding by Tekes will be renewed, and in future it will be Business Finland research funding. Tekes organizes an information event and it will be held on November 8th at…


Oct 3, 2017

SPARK Finland, Juuso Blomster, development manager

Juuso Blomster joins SPARK management team

SPARK Finland has updated it’s management team with top tier professional. We are proud to announce that Dr. Juuso Blomster (PhD, MD) has joined our team as a Development Manager.…


Sep 26, 2017

SPARKees, Hedman, Oksala, Heinonen, Viheriälä

New SPARKees join the program

During August/September we have had an extra call for 3-4 new projects to attend our SPARK program. Selection was supported by our international panel of 14 professionals that represent large…


Sep 22, 2017

SPARK Finland, office, Helsinki, Tampere

SPARK offices now in Helsinki and Tampere

SPARK Finland is proud to open it’s Helsinki metropolitan area office in Terkko Health Hub (Haartmaninkatu 4, Helsinki), and the date for opening will be October 5th 2017. Terkko Health…


Sep 18, 2017

CleaverHealth, digital health, Tekes, HUS, international markets

New ecosystem for digital health innovations

The demand for digital and artificial intelligence-based health solutions is growing globally. CleverHealth Network, a new ecosystem funded by Tekes and coordinated by HUS, brings together the health technology competence…


Sep 15, 2017

SPARKee, SPARK Finland

New SPARKees will be anounced soon

In Aug/Sept 2017 SPARK Finland had an extra call for 3-4 projects. Eligible applicants were from Helsinki and Tampere regions – faculty, scientists, clinicians, students – from our affiliated institutions.…


Sep 9, 2017

SPARK Finland, Sartar Therapeutics, pitching competition, GIST

Sartar won HealthBIO pitching competition

Second day of the HealthBIO event at Turku was focusing on partnering, but also included a pitching competition. Our SPARKee Sartar Therapeutics participated to the pitching contest. Sartar is a…


Sep 7, 2017

Visa Sippola, Surgify, MIT Technology Review, SPARK Finland, Surgery

Visa Sippola and Surgify acknowledged by MIT Tech Review

MIT Technology Review performs annually a talent search in several European countries for the most talented young innovators and entrepreneurs who are developing new technologies to address the most pressing…