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Apr 1, 2020

SPARK Finland, signed, agreement, 2020-2023

SPARK Finland program agreement 2020-2023 has been signed

SPARK Finland and its associated institutions have shown once again unity and have joined their forces for the future. Yesterday our associated institutions and city regions have signed a program…


Mar 11, 2020

Aalto University, entrepreneurship, Starting Up, course

Aalto provides free-for-all online entrepreneurship course

Aalto University has opened a new, open access online course covering the fundamentals of startup entrepreneurship. Starting Up is now live and accessible worldwide at All course materials are in…


Mar 9, 2020

coronavirus, covid-19, online, mentoring

SPARK Finland supports online participation

Due to Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, other seasonal flues and organizational instructions of associated institutions of SPARK Finland we have decided to provide an opportunity to participate SPARK mentoring events also…


Feb 17, 2020

Helsinki, Antti Kotimaa, Sebastian Soidinsalo, Thomas Lemström, Turku, Kuopio, Joensuu, University of Eastern Finland

SPARK Finland expands and strengthens management team

SPARK Finland has once again expanded and same time strengthened its management team. On January 1st 2020 University of Eastern Finland joined the SPARK Finland and brought Kuopio and Joensuu…


Jan 22, 2020

SPARK, Washington Post, Daria Mochly-Rosen

SPARK program at Washington Post

On January 17th SPARK program got remarkable visibility in Washington Post. One of the worlds leading newspapers published an article regarding realities of tech transfer of the science based discoveries…


Dec 18, 2019

SPARK Finland, SPARKees, evaluation panel, Patch 2020

SPARK Finland selected 19 new SPARKees

In December 9-10 SPARK Finland International evaluation panel selected new patch of SPARK projects and teams. Projects will start 2-3 year program in January 2020. International panel of 15 acknowledged…


Sep 30, 2019

pitching competition, Health, design, 2019

Health Design organizes a pitching competition

On October 15th 2019 Health Design Event has alongside with the conference a research based pitching competition for innovative solutions with impact for future wellbeing. Event will be held at…


Aug 20, 2019

Health technology and Life Science Business course and webinar series

This fall SPARK Finland organises again Health technology and Life Science Business course and webinar series. The course offers students a basic overview of the health technology and life science…


Jun 13, 2019

SPARK Finland has initiated a pilot program on Entries

SPARK Finland has initiated a pilot program on Entries, a digital platform providing “minute regulatory runways” into the European medical device directives and the new regulations, the MDR and the…


Feb 13, 2019

New SPARKees selected to SPARK Finland

Last week our international evaluation panel selected a new batch of projects (Batch 2019) for SPARK Finland. Projects represent wide spectrum of competencies and strengths that Finland has in health…