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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…


Jan 16, 2019

SPARK Finland, Dr Niklas Sandler, Nanoform, CTO, Steering group

Dr Niklas Sandler hired as CTO in Nanoform

Dr Niklas Sandler – member of Steering Group of SPARK Finland and one of the key figures of SPARK in Turku – is named as Nanoform’s new chief technology officer…


Jan 14, 2019

SPARK Finland, call, Applying, Batch 2019

Call for batch 2019 is closed

Call for SPARK Finland Batch 2019 is closed… Stay tuned for the news regarding selection of the new SPARKees.


Dec 23, 2018

Season's greetings, Happy Holidays

Season’s Greetings from SPARK Finland

On behalf of SPARK Finland management team, SPARKees, and our mentors, we want to thank all of our friends, partners and contributors for a fantastic year 2018! We wish you…