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Jan 12, 2021

SPARK Finland, Batch 2021, peer support, international evaluation panel, networks, high quality projects

SPARK Finland selected 11 new SPARKees

In 2021 SPARK Finland continues with a new batch of cool projects and aims to support even stronger emergence of the new international success cases in health tech and life…


Jan 8, 2021

Funding, Surgify Medical, Innovestor Ventures, Peter Lindell, Leena Niemistö

Surgify Medical raised 1,4 million euro private funding

A Finnish neurosurgical device company, Surgify Medical – a SPARK alumni – has closed a new 1,4 million euro funding round from private investors. For this round investors were a…


Jan 4, 2021

StemSight, Biofit, Most Innovative Start-up

StemSight received award of the most innovative start-up at BIOFIT 2020

StemSight, a Finnish SPARKee that is becoming a start-up, is the winner of 2020 edition of the Start-up Slams, from the Ophthalmology and Cell Therapy category. “We are honoured to…


Jan 3, 2021

Maculaser, Aalto University, Innovation of the Year

Maculaser awarded as the “Innovation of the Year” at Aalto

SPARKees continue their way of being acknowledged for their new cool solutions. Couple of weeks ago Maculaser received the Innovation of the Year Award by Aalto University’s School of Science…


Dec 21, 2020

SPARK Finland, education, SPARK BIH, SPARK FLI, SPARK Poland, SPARK Tel Aviv, Webinar

SPARK Europe webinar series spring 2021

For the first time, European SPARKs will organize a joint webinar series during spring 2021. The series will cover topics from design thinking to challenges in selling complex high-tech products…


Nov 10, 2020

SPARK Finland, education

Health tech and life science R&D course, spring 2021

During spring 2021 SPARK Finland organizes the traditional course and lecture series on Health Tech and Life Science R&D. This course (5 ECTS) is organized at Tampere University by SPARK…


Oct 20, 2020

Sartar Therapeutics, Springvest, SPARK Finland alumni, Tenacity, Funding

Tenacity is vital when raising funding

Sartar Therapeutics, a SPARK Finland alumni, closed yesterday a funding campaign organized by Springvest. They reached in few days the maximum targeted amount 2.3 million euro. Over the past three…


Oct 19, 2020

Sartar Therapeutics, Springvest, crowdfunding, SPARK Finland alumni

Sartar Therapeutics closed 2.3 million euro crowdfunding round

A pharmaceutical company Sartar Therapeutics, a SPARK Finland alumni, has closed a crowdfunding campaign with great success. Funding round was organized by Springvest and campaign opened in October 14th at…


Oct 18, 2020

Sartar Therapeutics, Springvest, crowdfunding, SPARK Finland alumni

Sartar Therapeutics raising remarkable funding

Sartar Therapeutics Oy, a SPARK Finland alumni, has a crowdfunding campaign going on. Funding round is organized by Springvest and by the end of first week Sartar has commitments already…


Sep 25, 2020

SPARK Finland, BIO SPARK Showcase, DecoDerma, Anison, Bio Investor Forum 2020, SPARK Norway

DecoDerma and Anison were selected to Silicon Valley investor event

Two Finnish SPARK projects were once again selected to one of the leading biotech and pharma investor event in Silicon Valley. DecoDerma (a tissue specific therapy for skin diseases) and…