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Jan 18, 2022

Stanford University, Novo Nordisk Foundation, SPARK Denmark, European SPARK network

SPARK Denmark joins European and global SPARK network

The innovation programme SPARK Denmark is being established at Denmark’s five largest universities based on a grant of DKK 44 million from the Novo Nordisk Foundation. SPARK Denmark builds on…


Dec 21, 2021

SPARK Finland alumni, Koite Health, Lumoral, 3 million euro

Koite Health has closed 3 million euro investment round

SPARK Finland alumni Koite Health Oy has announced that they have just recently closed a 3 million euro investment round. Prior to this round they had raised 1,3 million euro…


Dec 17, 2021

SPARKee, LASU, Tampere University, Plasmonics, IP acquired

LASU’s IP was acquired by Plasmonics

SPARKee researchers at Tampere University have developed a light-activated dye that destroys bacteria, fungi, and viruses on the surface of textiles. The ground-breaking innovation called LASU (light-activated antimicrobial substance) may…


Dec 1, 2021

Surgify, SPARK Finland alumni, Surgify Medical, First surgeries

Surgify’s solution was used successfully on patients

Finnish startup Surgify – a SPARK Finland alumni – that recently launched an all-new and innovative surgical technology which allows surgeons to perform surgical operations on bones faster and safer…


Nov 8, 2021

Business Finland, call, Innovation funding

Business Finland: Call for health and wellbeing competence and technology

Business Finland has open call for “HEALTH AND WELLBEING COMPETENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ” until January 31, 2022. The funding call applies to innovative solutions in the health and wellbeing sector…


Nov 2, 2021

SPARK Finland, Open call, Batch Spring 2022, Info event

Info events for our open call

SPARK Finland have opened a call for applicants for Batch Spring 2022. The call is open 1.-30.11.2021 and we organize info events on Thu 4.11. at 12:00 and Mon 15.11. at 14:00. In our…


Sep 14, 2021

Sartar Therapeutics, Business Finland, SPARK Finland alumni, Funding, StemSight, Voima Ventures, Avohoidon tutkimussäätiö

StemSight and Sartar Therapeutics received remarkable funding

There has been a trend of Finnish SPARK alumni to be highly successful in raising new funding for advancing their cases. Two of the latest successes were witnessed when StemSight…


Aug 25, 2021

New SPARKees, international evaluation panel, Fall season, Batch Fall 2021

Fall season started with 9 new SPARKees

SPARK Finland has started once again the fall season and this time with 9 new SPARKees. You can find new teams – Batch Fall 2021 – at PROJECTS section. In…


Aug 20, 2021


SPARK Europe Webinar series & Innovator Cafés, autumn 2021

This autumn the joint European webinars will start with two innovator café’s on September 8th at 16.00 CET with Dr. Chris Rehse and on September 29th at 17.00 CET with…


Apr 6, 2021

SPARK Finland, SPARK Global,, 25 best biotech incubators in Europe, SPARK Europe

SPARK Finland was selected top 25 biotech incubators in Europe is the leading digital media covering the European Biotech industry. According to their latest news SPARK Finland has been selected into TOP 25 biotech incubators hatching startup stars in…