Speakers

Roop Chandwani
Aggio Sergeant

Roop Chandwani

Managing Partner
Aggio Sergeant (United Kingdom)
Sarah Fisher
Johnson & Johnson Innovation

Sarah Fisher

Director, Global Markets, GSG Innovation
Johnson & Johnson Innovation (United Kingdom)
Tom Gibbs
Debiopharm Innovation Fund

Tom Gibbs

Director Debiopharm Innovation Fund
Debiopharm Innovation Fund (Switzerland)
Magnus Holm
Peppermint Venture Partners

Magnus Holm

Venture Partner
Peppermint Venture Partners (Germany)
Hannu Hämäläinen
Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund

Hannu Hämäläinen

Senior Advisor
Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund (Finland)
Joni Karsikas
Tesi (Finnish Industry Investment)

Joni Karsikas

Investment Manager
Tesi (Finnish Industry Investment) (Finland)
Christoph Kausch
MTIP

Christoph Kausch

CEO
MTIP (Switzerland)
Medtech
Digital health
Martin Kelly
HealthXL

Martin Kelly

CEO
HealthXL (Ireland)
Hiromasa Mori
UCB

Hiromasa Mori

Head of Neurology Patient Technology Europe, Innovative Solutions Mission
UCB (Belgium)
Natalia Mühlemann
Nestlé Health Science

Natalia Mühlemann

Global Business Manager - Medical Devices
Nestlé Health Science (Switzerland)
Petri Peltonen
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

Petri Peltonen

Under-Secretary of State
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment (Finland)
Patrik Sobocki
Industrifonden

Patrik Sobocki

Investment Manager
Industrifonden (Sweden)
William Stevens
Tech Tour

William Stevens

Co-Founder & Group Managing Director
Tech Tour (Belgium)
Rainer Strohmenger
Wellington Partners

Rainer Strohmenger

General Partner
Wellington Partners (Germany)
Jani Tikkanen
LähiTapiola

Jani Tikkanen

VP, Health
LähiTapiola (Finland)
Yu Zhang
European Investment Bank

Yu Zhang

Head of unit in the Equity New Products and Special Transactions department
European Investment Bank (Luxembourg)

Expert Jury

Harry Brade
M&M Growth Partners

Harry Brade

Partner
M&M Growth Partners (Finland)
Life Sciences
Tony Chang
Merck Ventures BV

Tony Chang

Associate
Merck Ventures BV (Netherlands)
Digital health
Jens Kristian Damsgaard
Science Ventures Denmark A/S

Jens Kristian Damsgaard

Partner
Science Ventures Denmark A/S (Denmark)
Life Sciences
Gabriele Dini
Breed Reply

Gabriele Dini

Associate Partner
Breed Reply (United Kingdom)
Digital health
Tom Gibbs
Debiopharm Innovation Fund

Tom Gibbs

Director Debiopharm Innovation Fund
Debiopharm Innovation Fund (Switzerland)
Magnus Holm
Peppermint Venture Partners

Magnus Holm

Venture Partner
Peppermint Venture Partners (Germany)
Medtech
Digital health
Nikhil Jain
Innohealth Partners

Nikhil Jain

Partner
Innohealth Partners (Switzerland)
Digital health
Christoph Kausch
MTIP

Christoph Kausch

CEO
MTIP (Switzerland)
Medtech
Digital health
Tuomas Kosonen
Inventure

Tuomas Kosonen

Partner
Inventure (Finland)
Digital health
Andrey Kozlov
4BIO Capital Partners

Andrey Kozlov

Partner
4BIO Capital Partners (United Kingdom)
Life Sciences
Dieter Kraft
Trumpf Corporate Venture

Dieter Kraft

Managing Director
Trumpf Corporate Venture (Germany)
Pharmaceutical services
Digital health
Petri Laine
Innovestor Ventures

Petri Laine

Managing Partner
Innovestor Ventures (Finland)
personalized health
Christian Laurer
tecnet equity NÖ Technologiebeteiligungs-Invest GmbH

Christian Laurer

Senior Investment Manager
tecnet equity NÖ Technologiebeteiligungs-Invest GmbH (Austria)
Digital health
Mikko Leino
M&M Growth Partners

Mikko Leino

Partner
M&M Growth Partners (Finland)
Life Sciences
Karine Lignel
CM-CIC Innovation

Karine Lignel

CEO
CM-CIC Innovation (France)
Life Sciences
Jari Mieskonen
Conor Venture Partners Oy

Jari Mieskonen

Managing Partner
Conor Venture Partners Oy (Finland)
Digital health
Duarte Mineiro
Armilar Venture Partners SCR

Duarte Mineiro

Partner
Armilar Venture Partners SCR (Portugal)
personalized health
Hiromasa Mori
UCB

Hiromasa Mori

Head of Neurology Patient Technology Europe, Innovative Solutions Mission
UCB (Belgium)
Kieran Mudryy
4BIO Capital Partners

Kieran Mudryy

Associate Partner
4BIO Capital Partners (United Kingdom)
Natalia Mühlemann
Nestlé Health Science

Natalia Mühlemann

Global Business Manager - Medical Devices
Nestlé Health Science (Switzerland)
personalized health
Leena Niemistö
Pihlajalinna

Leena Niemistö

Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors
Pihlajalinna (Finland)
Life Sciences
Medtech
Jouni Pohjonen
Korona Invest

Jouni Pohjonen

Partner
Korona Invest (Finland)
Claire Poulard
Omnes Capital

Claire Poulard

Analyst
Omnes Capital (France)
Medtech
Ingrid Rayez
LBO France/Innovation Capital

Ingrid Rayez

Director, Innovation Capital
LBO France/Innovation Capital (France)
Goncalo Rebelo de Andrade
Hovione Capital

Goncalo Rebelo de Andrade

General Manager
Hovione Capital (Portugal)
Digital health
Patrik Sobocki
Industrifonden

Patrik Sobocki

Investment Manager
Industrifonden (Sweden)
Digital health
Walter Stockinger
Hadean Ventures

Walter Stockinger

Managing Partner
Hadean Ventures (Norway)
Life Sciences
Rainer Strohmenger
Wellington Partners

Rainer Strohmenger

General Partner
Wellington Partners (Germany)
Life Sciences

 

Coaches

Roop Chandwani
Aggio Sergeant

Roop Chandwani

Managing Partner
Aggio Sergeant (United Kingdom)
Heikki E Rautajoki
FirstExit

Heikki E Rautajoki

Executive Chairman
FirstExit (Estonia)
Sophie Ehrlich
Samsung SRUK

Sophie Ehrlich

Health Innovation
Samsung SRUK (United Kingdom)
Tom Gibbs
Debiopharm Innovation Fund

Tom Gibbs

Director Debiopharm Innovation Fund
Debiopharm Innovation Fund (Switzerland)
Mikko Kauppinen
Health Innovation Village at GE / Zanitaz

Mikko Kauppinen

CEO
Health Innovation Village at GE / Zanitaz (Finland)
Karin Kleinhans
LSP Life Sciences Partners

Karin Kleinhans

Associate
LSP Life Sciences Partners (Netherlands)
Life Sciences
Bo Koch-Christensen
Optiteam

Bo Koch-Christensen

Venture Partner
Optiteam (Denmark)
Christian Laurer
tecnet equity NÖ Technologiebeteiligungs-Invest GmbH

Christian Laurer

Senior Investment Manager
tecnet equity NÖ Technologiebeteiligungs-Invest GmbH (Austria)
Harri Ojala
Business Tampere

Harri Ojala

Senior Business Advisor, Foreign Direct Investments
Business Tampere (Finland)
Goncalo Rebelo de Andrade
Hovione Capital

Goncalo Rebelo de Andrade

General Manager
Hovione Capital (Portugal)
Thomas Unt
SmiLe Incubator

Thomas Unt

Business Developer
SmiLe Incubator (Sweden)
Reidar Wasenius
Finnish Business Angels Network

Reidar Wasenius

Managing Director
Finnish Business Angels Network (Finland)
Mark Wilson
Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson

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Strategic Technology Bioconsulting (United Kingdom)

 

Participants

Alexis Courtial
The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson

Alexis Courtial

Healthcare Solutions Lead
The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson (United States)
Blagovesta Dlagatseva
Tech Tour

Blagovesta Dlagatseva

Project Manager
Tech Tour (Bulgaria)
Niels Erikstrup
MagCath ApS

Niels Erikstrup

CEO
MagCath ApS (Denmark)
Alejandro García Pérez
University of Helsinki

Alejandro García Pérez

Department of Physics
University of Helsinki (Finland)
Nicolas Geûens
Convert Pharmaceuticals

Nicolas Geûens

Co-Founder & CEO
Convert Pharmaceuticals (Belgium)
Harriet Gullstén
Business Finland

Harriet Gullstén

Senior Adviser
Business Finland (Finland)
Asko Hakonen
Gillie.io

Asko Hakonen

Partner
Gillie.io (Finland)
personalized health
Digital health
Astrid Hannich-Walter
Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH

Astrid Hannich-Walter

Director Business Model & HealthCare Innovation
Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH (Germany)
Saara Hassinen
The Finnish Health Technology Association, FiHTA

Saara Hassinen

CEO
The Finnish Health Technology Association, FiHTA (Finland)
Minna Hendolin
Business Finland

Minna Hendolin

Director Health and Wellbeing
Business Finland (Finland)
Dennis Hens
Global Core Medical B.V.

Dennis Hens

Chief Innovation Officer
Global Core Medical B.V. (Netherlands)
Ulla Hiekkanen-Mäkelä
Business Finland

Ulla Hiekkanen-Mäkelä

Business Development Director
Business Finland (Finland)
Hristo Hristov
Tech Tour

Hristo Hristov

Project Manager
Tech Tour (Bulgaria)
Marjo Ilmari
Business Finland

Marjo Ilmari

Director, Startup Companies
Business Finland (Finland)
Bent Johnsen
Emperra GmbH

Bent Johnsen

CEO
Emperra GmbH (Germany)
Jukka Jokinen
Helsinki Business Hub

Jukka Jokinen

Senior Venture Advisor
Helsinki Business Hub (Finland)
Päivi Juolahti
Fazer Group

Päivi Juolahti

VP
Fazer Group (Finland)
Nora Kaarela
Business Finland

Nora Kaarela

Head of Health Industry
Business Finland (Finland)
Kati Kaijasilta
Orion Corporation

Kati Kaijasilta

Business Development Director
Orion Corporation (Finland)
personalized health
Medtech
Digital health
Mihal Kambarev
Tech Tour

Mihal Kambarev

Business Development Executive
Tech Tour (Bulgaria)
Mikko Kangas
Innokas Medical Oy

Mikko Kangas

Account Director
Innokas Medical Oy (Finland)
Medtech
Sara Kangaspeska
Helsinki Innovation Services Ltd

Sara Kangaspeska

Head of Innovation
Helsinki Innovation Services Ltd (Finland)
Matti Kanninen
Butterfly Ventures

Matti Kanninen

Managing Partner
Butterfly Ventures (Finland)
Carmela Kantor-Aaltonen
Finnish Bioindustries

Carmela Kantor-Aaltonen

Director
Finnish Bioindustries (Finland)
Aki Koivistoinen
Startup Health

Aki Koivistoinen

StartUp Health Ambassador, Europe & Israel
Startup Health (Finland)
Erik Kolehmainen
Business Finland

Erik Kolehmainen

Senior Advisor, Growth Capital
Business Finland (Finland)
Val Kratzman
Business Finland

Val Kratzman

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Business Finland (Finland)
Jonne Kuittinen
Finnish Venture Capital Association

Jonne Kuittinen

Operations Manager
Finnish Venture Capital Association (Finland)
Teppo Laaksonen
Turku Science Park Ltd.

Teppo Laaksonen

Business Development Manager
Turku Science Park Ltd. (Finland)
Christian Lardot
Health Capital Helsinki

Christian Lardot

Senior Business Advisor
Health Capital Helsinki (Finland)
Lasse Lehtinen
Icebreaker VC

Lasse Lehtinen

CEO & Partner
Icebreaker VC (Finland)
Jukka Lähesmaa
 Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Government of Finland

Jukka Lähesmaa

Consulting Officer
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Government of Finland (Finland)
Heini Malm
BusinessOulu

Heini Malm

Senior Advisor, Business Development
BusinessOulu (Finland)
Claes Mikko Nielsen
FiBAN

Claes Mikko Nielsen

Network Manager
FiBAN (Finland)
Anton Nolvi
University of Helsinki

Anton Nolvi

Project Designer
University of Helsinki (Finland)
Harri Ojala
Business Tampere

Harri Ojala

Senior Business Advisor, Foreign Direct Investments
Business Tampere (Finland)
João Pereira
Heartgenetics, Genetics and Biotechnology SA

João Pereira

CFO
Heartgenetics, Genetics and Biotechnology SA (Portugal)
Tero Piispanen
Turku Science Park Ltd.

Tero Piispanen

Director, Internationalisation Services and BioTurku®
Turku Science Park Ltd. (Finland)
Katri Raevuori
Business Finland

Katri Raevuori

Senior Specialist, Marketing and Communications
Business Finland (Finland)
Jukka Rauhala
Versoventures

Jukka Rauhala

Partner
Versoventures (Finland)
Riku Rikkola
VTT Oy

Riku Rikkola

Business Developer
VTT Oy (Finland)
Life Sciences
personalized health
Medtech
Eeva Salminen
Business Finland

Eeva Salminen

Director, Startup Companies
Business Finland (Finland)
Sampo Sammalisto
Business Finland

Sampo Sammalisto

Advisor, Health Industry
Business Finland (Finland)
Arne Schlenzka
Osgenic

Arne Schlenzka

Co-founder & CEO
Osgenic (Finland)
Medtech
Riku Seppälä
Icebreaker VC

Riku Seppälä

Partner
Icebreaker VC (Finland)
Laura Simik
Sailab – MedTech Finland

Laura Simik

Managing Director
Sailab – MedTech Finland (Finland)
Kari Sinivuori
Helsinki Innovation Services (HIS)

Kari Sinivuori

Head of Busi­ness De­vel­op­ment
Helsinki Innovation Services (HIS) (Finland)
Laura Strandberg
Finnvera plc

Laura Strandberg

Finance Manager
Finnvera plc (Finland)
Mikko Suonenlahti
Build Tech Businesses

Mikko Suonenlahti

Founder
Build Tech Businesses (Finland)
Life Sciences
Brad Templeton
ResMed

Brad Templeton

Senior Manager
ResMed (United Kingdom)
personalized health
Medtech
Digital health
Heidi Tikanmäki
BusinessOulu

Heidi Tikanmäki

Key Account Director, Life Science
BusinessOulu (Finland)
Martina Todorova
Tech Tour

Martina Todorova

Business Development Associate
Tech Tour (Bulgaria)
Eero Toivainen
Business Finland

Eero Toivainen

Program Director
Business Finland (Finland)
Sissel Tove Aasberg
Tech Tour

Sissel Tove Aasberg

Communication and Marketing Strategist
Tech Tour (Belgium)
Outi Tuovila
Business Finland

Outi Tuovila

Senior Adviser
Business Finland (Finland)
Kristian Uggerhøj
MagCath ApS

Kristian Uggerhøj

Chairman
MagCath ApS (Denmark)
Life Sciences
Medtech
Marcello van Rossum
Helsinki Business Hub

Marcello van Rossum

Senior business advisor
Helsinki Business Hub (Finland)
Eero Vartiainen
Wave Ventures

Eero Vartiainen

Co-Founder
Wave Ventures (Finland)
Henri Vehviläinen
Tamro Corporation

Henri Vehviläinen

Category Analyst and Project Manager
Tamro Corporation (Finland)
Marko Vänskä
Business Finland

Marko Vänskä

Head of Industry, Growth Capital
Business Finland (Finland)
Matti Vänskä
Nokia Technologies

Matti Vänskä

Director, Patient Care, Nokia Digital Health
Nokia Technologies (Finland)
Asta Wallenius
Ministry Of Employment And The Economy - Finland

Asta Wallenius

Head of Development,Health Sector Growth Strategy for Research and Innovation
Ministry Of Employment And The Economy - Finland (Finland)
Tian Yu
Helsinki Business Hub

Tian Yu

Venture Advisor
Helsinki Business Hub (Finland)