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Sep 11, 2018

SPARK Finland, Australia, Germany, Norway, roundtable, health tech, life science, MEAE, FVCA, Israel, EIB

Top notch roundtable event kicked off the strategic collaboration

SPARK program has been proven to be once again a platform for building strategic level collaboration in many levels. On September 6-7 SPARK Finland co-hosted with the Ministry of Economic…


Jul 3, 2018

SPARK Finland, University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University, Turku University of Applied Sciences, Turku University Hospital/The Hospital District of Southwest Finland, Health Campus Turku

Turku region joined SPARK Finland

Many believe that summer time in Finland is just for vacation. But it is not in SPARK. SPARK Finland lives active times not only through our projects and teams, but…


Jun 15, 2018

Business Finland, Biomarkkerit, Maculaser, FastEV, TUTL, Newcast, Team Parikka

Five SPARK projects received in total €4 million grants

SPARK Finland has been active in supporting SPARKees both in increasing the maturity of their solutions and also becoming fundable projects and companies. Support is provided by the community of…


Jun 13, 2018

trainees, Teemu Heinonen, Waltteri Sorvisto

Trainees at SPARK during the summer 2018

SPARK Finland has two trainees during the summer 2018. Teemu Heinonen and Waltteri Sorvisto are business school students that will be help us identify opportunities to integrate business school students…


May 27, 2018

Surgify, Business Finland, SPARK, TUTL, call

Call for TUTL funding is open

Call for TUTL funding by Business Finland (former Tekes) is now open. Business Finland will announce a bit later more detailed information on deadlines. TUTL funding is aimed at research…


Apr 6, 2018

LASU, MOMIC, SCELLOMICS, Parikka, Scheperjans, Maculaser, Heart4Oxygen, FastEV, iCombine, HemoCure

New SPARK projects in full speed

A month ago started a new patch of SPARK projects at SPARK Finland. Projects represents nicely the wide spectrum of competencies and strengths that Finland has in health tech and…


Mar 1, 2018

University of Helsinki, HiLIFE, HiPOC, HIS

HiPOC Proof of Concept Grants – deadline 5.3.2018

The HiPOC Proof of Concept Grants may be for you if you have been in touch with Helsinki Innovation Services Ltd (HIS) or involved in matters relating to invention disclosures, patenting issues…


Jan 11, 2018

SPARK Finland, courses, workshops, R&D, UTa, TUT

Education on R&D in health tech and life sciences

SPARK Finland has started it’s spring season 2018. During the spring we offer – in collaboration with University of Tampere (UTa)/Biomeditech Institute – a course on how to develop a…


Dec 14, 2017

Surgify, MIT Technology Review, SPARK Finland, seed stage VC, graduate

Surgify graduates from SPARK Finland program

SPARKee Surgify Medical is the first official graduate from SPARK Finland program. And the way how they have come to this point has been amazing. They have achieved their goals…


Dec 11, 2017

Call open for new projects

SPARK Finland opens a call for projects targeting on new solutions in healthtech and life science space. Eligible applicants are from Helsinki and Tampere regions – faculty, scientists, clinicians, students…